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Australians largely unaware of new super cap deadline and opportunity

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 23 Nov 2016

A significant proportion of eligible Australians are unaware of this deadline, and don't properly understand the proposed changes in how their super assets will be taxed, according to Michael Hutton, head of wealth management, HLB Mann Judd

A scary number looming over Australian stocks

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 24 Nov 2016

Sydney Airport (ASX: SYD) surged 89 per cent over the past three calendar years

The Trump trade: rhetoric versus reality

Author: Libby Cantrill
Date: 23 Nov 2016

Investors have generally been "risk on" since Donald Trump's victory on 8 November

Shareholder strikes on CBA, AGL and GMG shine spotlight on ESG investing

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 25 Nov 2016

Goodman Group (ASX: GMG) , AGL Energy (ASX: AGL) and Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA) were all targeted in the last quarter of 2016

What are the ATO's SMSF compliance targets for FY17?

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 24 Nov 2016

Fewer SMSF trustees and their funds were penalised by the ATO in fiscal 2016, with the ATO pointing to its more collaborative approach

Here's a top-rated exposure to Japanese equities

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 22 Nov 2016

Morningstar UK fund analyst Kenneth Lamont points out in a recent article that Japan has more to gain or lose from changes to US economic and foreign policy under a Trump presidency than most other countries

Some sectors will win but many will lose as volatility continues

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 24 Nov 2016

Real estate investment trusts and telcos are out, and banks are back in, according to Geoff Wilson, chairman and portfolio manager, Wilson Asset Management

Fears of a Trump dump in tech stocks are overdone

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Nov 2016

Fears of a rout in the technology sector are overdone, according to Morningstar equity analyst Gareth James

Are infrastructure stocks a good buy right now?

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 15 Nov 2016

The defensive, bond-like characteristics of infrastructure stocks have appealed to both institutional and retail investors in recent years, drawn by their income potential relative to low fixed-income yields

Why the US election won't dictate long-term market performance

Author: Angel Agudo
Date: 14 Nov 2016

After a heated and controversial presidential race, Donald Trump has come out as victor

Something amazing about to happen in China

Author: Richard Watt
Date: 21 Nov 2016

This is amazing not because it will offer better investment opportunities in China, but because it represents a key part of the incredible story of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, the companies listed on it, and the city it sits in

Populism takes a wrong turn

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 23 Nov 2016

The Trumpian Fox has entered the Populist Henhouse, not so much by stealth but as a result of Middle America's misinterpretation of what will make America great again

What you need to know about the pension transfer balance cap

Author: Julie Hartley
Date: 15 Nov 2016

In late September, the government released the second tranche of proposed superannuation changes, which covers the pension transfer balance cap, concessional contribution changes, catch-up concessional contributions and the removal of the earnings tax exemption for transition-to-retirement pensions

Market Index Performance l October 2016

Author: Morningstar
Date: 16 Nov 2016

6 steps on the path to winding up an SMSF

Author: Natasha Ng
Date: 25 Nov 2016

There is a compliance/legal path to follow and this article outlines key points along that path

Here's why the post-election rally can continue

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Nov 2016

Investors can be strange animals

Here's why the US market could move significantly higher

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Nov 2016

After the ups and downs associated with the US election, equity markets had a relatively quiet time last week

Market's margin of safety vaporises in Trump euphoria

Author: Peter Warnes
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

3 ways to stop children adversely impacting your retirement plans

Author: Andrew Zbik
Date: 17 Nov 2016

However, when does helping your children become detrimental to your own retirement plans? The answer is in almost every case because most people are doing it the wrong way.

Economic growth: Great for everyone but investors?

Author: Alex Bryan
Date: 01 Nov 2016

By 2050 the world's population is projected to reach 9.7 billion, up from 7.4 billion today

Superannuation takes one step forward and two steps back

Author: Olivia Long
Date: 14 Oct 2016

In our industry, it rarely seems that common sense prevails

Why Australian investors should consider Japanese equities

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 26 Oct 2016

Japanese stocks have lost ground in 2016, with a rising exchange rate dampening exporters' profits and foreign investors retreating from the market

Two bubbles

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 02 Nov 2016

Two years ago, two price bubbles emerged on the ASX and we progressively positioned the fund against both of them

US election 2016: What Trump's victory means for your stocks and portfolio strategy

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 10 Nov 2016

Donald Trump will only get the keys to the White House in January 2017

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Author: Ben Rabey
Date: 04 Nov 2016

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These 2 ASX sectors could be good bargains

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 10 Nov 2016

The Australian share market is trading at a premium to historical levels and is not yet in bargain territory, though the telecommunication and healthcare sectors may represent some value, says Morningstar's head of equities research Peter Warnes

Why investors should look to BHP for market guidance

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 Sep 2016

It was yet another relatively quiet week for the US equity market

Crown shares tank following China arrests

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Oct 2016

In a statement to the ASX, the company said it believed Crown's executive vice president VIP International, Jason O'Connor, was one of 18 Crown employees that had been detained by Chinese authorities

4 tips to handle any crisis, financial or otherwise

Author: Tom Stevenson
Date: 21 Oct 2016

On the face of it, there's not a lot to link the management of an investment portfolio with preventing the River Test in Hampshire from bursting its banks or averting the collapse of a key bridge in Sierra Leone

NAB's cash profit meets forecasts, dividend steady

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 Oct 2016

National Australia Bank's (ASX: NAB) fiscal 2016 cash profit--a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big four Australian banks which strips out one-off items--rose 4.2 per cent to $6.48 billion

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