Articles from: Medibank losing health insurance customers to Development sales lead a Lend Lease 13pc earnings bump
Date: 17 Feb 2017
Health insurance operating profit fell to $249.4 million for the six months ended 31 December, 2016, down from $271.7 million the same period a year earlier
Date: 26 Aug 2016
The strong performance in the US by its $855-million Doryx acquisition, made in February 2015, was a key contributor to this result, as was the launch of generic drug Dofetilide
Date: 25 Nov 2016
As US markets surge to new peaks on Trump euphoria, not all are convinced the path ahead will be without a pothole or two
Date: 12 Feb 2016
Cochlear Limited (COH) shares surged by 14 per cent on Thursday after the world's biggest hearing implant maker raised its fiscal 2016 earnings guidance on stronger sales and profits
Date: 05 Dec 2016
Date: 18 Mar 2016
For those lacking a long-term investment horizon, recent market volatility is probably a frightening experience given the relative calm since the GFC--has it really been eight years? With momentum trades under pressure, valuation is becoming of greater importance as is the sustainability of cash flows and balance sheet strength.
Date: 14 Jul 2016
That is not to say that Monopoly can illuminate all of the problems of our current economic stagnation
Date: 22 Nov 2016
Italy's populist forces scored their biggest success so far in 2016 when candidates for the Five Star Movement were elected mayors of Rome and Turin in June
Date: 26 Jun 2013
This time last year, Ibbotson Associations (a Morningstar company), published an upbeat assessment of the Australian real estate investment trust (AREIT) sector
Date: 02 Feb 2017
A detailed statistical analysis of more than 20,000 SMSFs between 2008 and 2015 showed clear correlations between fund balances, asset diversification, cost-effectiveness, and performance
Date: 20 Jul 2016
With Britain's vote to leave the European Union a surprise to many investors, UK bank stocks fell, but Italian bank stocks also collapsed
Date: 12 Oct 2016
The majority of individual investors (68 per cent) have a false sense of confidence in passive investing, according to a global study of financial advisers
Date: 25 Aug 2016
Shares of Iluka Resources (ASX: ILU) were nearly 7 per cent lower at midday on Thursday, after the mineral sands miner reported a net loss of $20.9 million for the half year to 30 June 2016
Date: 28 Oct 2016
As Australia's population ages, more of us will pass away due to dementia
Date: 25 Jun 2015
Diana Saad, senior financial planner, Westpac Premium 1) Set up a discretionary trust
Date: 23 Jan 2017
While 2016 was generally a positive year for investors, politics and economics have provided some big surprises and highlighted how intertwined politics and economics have become
Date: 04 Jan 2017
Incoming US president Donald Trump's policies may be less of a threat to the Asian bond and equity markets in 2017 than many people think, according to global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB)
Date: 07 Dec 2016
Firstly, as Morningstar head of Australian banking research David Ellis points out, the company is set to benefit from the recent surge in long-term bond yields
Date: 09 Dec 2016
The combination of Australia's ageing demographics, supportive government policies, and ever-increasing healthcare costs mean Medibank Private (ASX: MPL) and NIB (ASX: NHF) remain attractive value stocks
Date: 10 Aug 2015
Stocks climbed down from last quarter's record-high levels, ending the longest unbroken string of advances in more than 25 years
Date: 18 Jun 2015
The outlook for Australia's banks has always been linked with fears of a housing bubble
Date: 08 Aug 2016
Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, went to an aluminium recycling plant in Pennsylvania in June and declared that globalisation "has left millions of our workers with nothing but poverty and heartache"
Date: 16 Nov 2016
Fears of a rout in the technology sector are overdone, according to Morningstar equity analyst Gareth James
Date: 19 Mar 2014
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Date: 15 Apr 2014
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Date: 12 Jan 2017
"If I sang a song about Africa/Of the spotted giraffe, the hyena's laugh/Of the fiery sun rising to meet the day/With a stillness belying the lion's evening meal/Would Africa sing a song about me?" "If I remembered a time once in Africa/Bride at my shoulder, chasing a leopard's shadow/With human eyes and Nikon shutters wide apart/Invading the solitude of blackened ancestors/Would Africa remember a time once with me?
Date: 26 Aug 2016
Hit by an average 21 per cent price reduction for its commodities, particularly aluminium and alumina, revenue dropped by 25 per cent to US$5.8 billion, with the company warning of continued tough times
Date: 27 Oct 2016
Equities rising, gold soaring, bond yields plunging--asset class reaction to the Brexit vote has left many investors and market commentators scratching their heads
Date: 23 Jan 2017
Last week brought no resolutions as far as the resource side of the markets were concerned
Date: 19 Aug 2016
Lend Lease (ASX: LLC) on Friday announced $698.2 million in profit after tax for fiscal 2016, up 13 per cent from $618 million in the previous year
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