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Trust refuses to offer Equity Trustees due diligence

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 20 May 2013

The Trust Company (TRU) is refusing to offer due diligence to Equity Trustees (EQT) after reiterating its recommendation for Perpetual's (PPT) acquisition offer

Trump gets a full house but caution prevails

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 10 Nov 2016

Donald Trump, President of the United States (POTUS)

Treasurer hands down "tax, spend, build" budget

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 10 May 2017

Australia's financial services sector, particularly the big four banks, are among the new taxation targets of Budget 2017, with banks holding liabilities of more than $100 billion to be slugged with a new 6-basis-point levy on liabilities

Trans-Tasman super SMSF requests denied

Author: Chris Kennedy
Date: 03 Jun 2013

The government has finalised details of trans-Tasman super portability arrangements, with several industry requests around the scheme going unheeded

Top stock picks for fiscal 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 24 Jul 2015

Plunging oil prices helped Qantas Airways (QAN) fly away with the prize for the top ASX 200 stock for fiscal 2015

Tips to avoid an ATO audit breach

Author: Michael Hallinan
Date: 23 Dec 2014

An auditor contravention report (ACR) may never happen for your fund, but wouldn't it be nice to be prepared just in case? Around 11,000 ACRs were issued in the last financial year (2013-14)

Time to be bullish on Europe

Author: Raul Elizalde
Date: 09 Dec 2013

Now could be the time to diversify away from high-flying US stocks and laggard European shares seem to be the appropriate choice

Time is money for self-directed investors

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 05 Jun 2017

A 2016 study conducted by Investment Trends found SMSF trustees spend an average of 8.2 hours per week managing their fund, up from 7.4 hours in 2015

Tidal change will benefit active managers

Author: Tim Stewart
Date: 08 May 2013

The big temptation at the moment is to buy low-volatility stocks or "go passive" - but conservative investors could soon be rueing their decision

Thinking outside the cube

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 28 Apr 2017

In last week's Overview, I explored the reasons why I believe TPG Telecom (ASX: TPM) decided to become Australia's fourth mobile operator

The world awaits Trump

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 20 Jan 2017

The world awaits the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America on 20 January

The victory few saw coming and its impact on markets

Author: Scott Mather
Date: 10 Nov 2016

Here's our view on what a Trump presidency and Republican Congress likely mean for markets over the near, medium and longer terms

The value of protecting minority shareholders

Author: Wharton School
Date: 04 Nov 2015

While numerous factors play into whether a country has a dynamic financial market, there's one in particular that stands out

The United States of Europe

Author: Brenda P. Wenning
Date: 09 Mar 2015

The US has imitated Europe for years, boosting government spending and racking up debt, creating a healthcare system that doesn't work and adding costly new social benefits

The semiotics of central banks

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 10 Jul 2013

Twist and shout taper ..

The scourge of overconfidence

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 07 Sep 2015

Leaving in its wake sharp equity market retracements globally, efforts to stem falls and to revalue the currency in China, more commodity price decimation, mediocre earnings results and sharply increasing volatility, August was certainly eventful

The role of central banks

Author: Mark Laidlaw
Date: 02 Jun 2014

Former Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Ian Macfarlane gave his insights into the changing role of central banks across the globe at the opening session of the 2014 Morningstar Investment Conference and went on to detail some of the major macroeconomic issues facing the world today

The promised splurge on infrastructure

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 25 Nov 2015

In 1919, a US lieutenant colonel helped lead an 81-strong convoy of vehicles across the US as part of a campaign by the military to highlight the need for better highways across the US

The outlook for ETFs in 2017

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 13 Dec 2016

As at the end of October 2016, there were 150 exchange-traded products (ETPs) listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, up from 128 a year earlier

The next best-performing stocks

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 09 Oct 2014

Australia's concentrated market was a dominant theme throughout Morningstar's recent global equities week

The maths involved in bond investing

Author: Stuart Dear
Date: 24 Mar 2017

After the fireworks of 2016, 2017 has, to date, been more like an aromatic candle in terms of market moves

The lure of offshore investing

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 16 Jan 2017

It's now easier than ever for Australians to access international investments, and the official data shows we're sending investment money offshore as investors diversify their portfolios and take advantage of growth opportunities not available at home

The investment outperforming gold bullion

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 29 Mar 2016

The resurgence of interest in gold bullion and its price rise over the past two months caught many investors by surprise

The investment case for Europe and Japan

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 07 Jun 2016

That attitude might need to change, at least according to some analysts

The inconvenient truth

Author: Tom Stevenson
Date: 01 Mar 2017

There is a glass half full view of the Trump Presidency which has won the majority of investors' attention since November

The income advantage over term deposits

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Nov 2013

In recent times, investors would have read countless articles (including this one) about falling cash rates

The holy trinity of excess

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 01 Jul 2014

Excess capacity abounds

The great global rebalancing

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 18 Jul 2014

Whenever people pinpoint the causes of the global financial crisis, they usually list the massive expansion of credit in developed countries as a key cause of the bust that is heading into its eighth year

The good and bad in a resources bust

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Sep 2015

Good stewardship matters

The global impact of China's cash squeeze

Author: Wharton School
Date: 24 Jul 2013

On Wednesday, 19 June, US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announced that the US central bank planned to end its five-year quantitative easing program later in 2013, when the US economy is expected to pick up

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