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Market Index Performance | October 2013

Author: Morningstar
Date: 11 Nov 2013

Should investors worry about a housing bubble?

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 18 Nov 2013

The UK government is said to be stoking one

Major stock action encouraging

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 Oct 2014

Overview

On the wings of an eagle

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 05 Dec 2013

I've always liked Jack Bogle, although I've never met him

5 rules for a smart investment strategy

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 02 Dec 2014

1) Avoid cookie-cutter solutions to your asset allocation Once you get the broad principles in place, fine tune it to suit yourself

China: Separating fact from fiction

Author: Mathews Asia
Date: 25 Mar 2014

In recent months, many global investors have focused on a slowdown in Chinese GDP growth, declining exports and massive credit overhang

NAB posts 3.3pc rise in dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 09 May 2013

National Australia Bank (NAB) on Thursday announced a 3.1 per cent year-on-year rise in cash earnings - a preferred measure of underlying performance used among the big banks - to $2.915 billion for the half year to the end of March 2013

Low rates won't fix shrinking resources sector

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 24 May 2013

Low interest rates will not "fill the hole" in the shrinking resources sector, according to former board member of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Warwick McKibbin

5 winning international equities

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 20 Mar 2014

For Australian investors and self-managed super fund (SMSF) trustees looking to take advantage of global investing opportunities, the approach adopted by Goldman Sachs Asset Management/Wellington Management Company is a winning one, according to Morningstar

Equity markets in vulnerable position

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 30 Sep 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

3 big banks, 3 big dividends

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Oct 2013

Over the coming weeks, three of Australia's big four banks will report their earnings for the financial year to the end of September 2013, with Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) first out of the gate on 29 October

Advised SMSFs show greater diversity

Author: Owen Holdaway
Date: 30 May 2013

According to new research by CoreData, self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are heavily invested in Australian equities, although their allocation varies considerably depending on whether they are self-managed or have an adviser

Westpac to pay special dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 May 2013

Westpac Group (WBC) on Friday announced a 10 per cent year-on-year rise in cash earnings to $3.53 billion for the six months to 31 March 2013.

The mysterious world of bitcoin

Author: Knowledge@Wharton
Date: 30 Apr 2013

Just what exactly should we make of bitcoin? The once-obscure digital currency has had quite a ride

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

SMSFs take up bulk of ETF boom

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 14 May 2013

Self-managed super funds (SMSFs) are the main investors of exchange-traded funds (ETFS), with the industry forecasted for continued long-term growth

Is the threat of inflation real?

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 18 Jul 2013

The Federal Reserve judges that inflation is low enough for it to prolong its third splash of quantitative easing

How much should I hold in ETFs?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 19 Sep 2014

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have always appealed to investors

Emerging world needs new model

Author: Dominic Rossi
Date: 15 Aug 2013

The recent weakness in emerging market equities is structural

Peter Warnes' magnificent 7

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Apr 2014

Subscribers to Huntleys' Your Money Weekly will know that Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes is not afraid to tell it how he sees it

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

Emerging markets: Great potential for the patient

Author: Jason Stipp
Date: 13 Dec 2013

Stipp : In your November letter to shareholders, you wrote: "As frustrating as this year has been, I do not think it matters much to the long-term investor with an objective perspective." We've heard the story about emerging-markets' potential for many years, especially coming out of the financial crisis

Position yourself for inflation outbreak, warns BT

Author: Tim Stewart
Date: 14 May 2013

The global economy is being primed to dangerous levels and investors need to be prepared for an "outbreak" of inflation, says BT chief investment officer Patrick Farrell

Australian equities: Is there more to come?

Author: Tim Wong
Date: 21 May 2014

Valuations across the Australian market, the seemingly insatiable search for yield and the state of the resources sector were among the main topics discussed by the Australian equity panellists at this year's Morningstar Investment Conference

Global equities: 1999 all over again?

Author: Alex Prineas
Date: 28 May 2014

Stretched global equity valuations, a dim outlook for China and the risk of rising interest rates -- the global equity panellists at Morningstar's 2014 Investment Conference explored all these concerns, yet remained optimistic about their portfolios

Overcoming liquidity risk

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 15 May 2014

The recent volatility in equities demonstrates that markets remain fragile

Is there value in the Healthscope IPO?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Jul 2014

There has been much ado about the upcoming float of Healthscope

Market Index Performance | December 2013

Author: Morningstar
Date: 06 Jan 2014

Global threats are mounting

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 25 Aug 2014

The hazards confronting the world economy are mounting

Don't forget Japan

Author: Tom Becket
Date: 01 Oct 2013

In among the terribly tedious "taper" debate, the excitement over the long overdue return to growth in the eurozone and the "Great Deceleration" in the emerging market economies, the major story from the first half of the year has been ignored - Japan

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