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EU elections set to rattle Europe - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 24 Apr 2014

Imagine if fringe political parties of the left and right were gaining sufficient support in different Australian states to win enough seats at a federal election to destabilise the House of Representatives

Euro area's ticking fiscal time bomb - Darren Williams

Author: Darren Williams
Date: 02 May 2016

Final government deficit and debt data for 2015 have just been published

Europe continues to emit warning signals - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 May 2015


Europe faces danger of deflation - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 28 Jan 2014

Greece, as is often the case, is a bellwether for all that is going wrong in Europe

Europe sentiment boosts investor confidence - Rachael Micallef

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 30 May 2013

Investor confidence continued to rise in May, driven by a shift in risk appetite among European institutions, according to the State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI)

Europe still on a slow boil - Komal S Sri-Kumar

Author: Komal S Sri-Kumar
Date: 31 Jul 2013

The eurozone has been relatively free of eruptions for several months

Europe's economy is stable, but is it healthy? - Andrew Balls

Author: Andrew Balls
Date: 05 Jun 2014

What is PIMCO's secular outlook for Europe? The central idea in our global secular outlook is for a New Neutral policy rate for central banks, with the US Federal Reserve's rate likely to be close to 0 per cent in real terms, adjusted for inflation, over the next three to five years.

Every financial crisis is different - John Rekenthaler

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 29 Jun 2016

Several years later, The Big Short informs us, the smart money understood that the housing market was dangerously overheated

Exercise some near-term caution - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 10 Mar 2015


Expect more volatility, but some growth too - Guy Bruten/Anthony Chan

Author: Guy Bruten/Anthony Chan
Date: 08 Feb 2016

After a third quarter during which there were 13 days when the S&P 500 moved by 1.5 per cent or more, the fourth quarter saw another seven days with big equity market swings

Exploring South32's hidden value - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 May 2015

This week BHP Billiton (BHP) spin-off South32 Limited (S32) made its debut on the Australian Securities Exchange, opening at $2.13 and closing at $2.05

Eyes on the energy sector - Regina Meani

Author: Regina Meani
Date: 05 Aug 2013

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

Fairfax result highlights print weaknesses - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 10 Aug 2016

But better times could be ahead, with earnings from its online business Domain increasing, as online advertising takes over from print

Falling interest rates to push money into equities - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 17 Jun 2016

This is expected to push more money into the share market over 2016 as investors seek high-yielding equities, according to David Bassanese, chief economist with BetaShares

Fast-growing stocks in the New Neutral - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Aug 2014

It was global bond manager PIMCO that developed the term "new neutral," a concept that morphed from its original investment thesis, the "new normal"

Favourite funds in focus - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 02 Nov 2015

For retail investors genuinely interested in diversifying their portfolios, Morningstar research manager Kathryn Young has several managed fund options for investors which are readily accessible

Fear of volatility is biggest risk to returns - Emma Wall

Author: Emma Wall
Date: 18 May 2015

Volatility may create investment opportunities but it spooks investors, causing them to crystallise losses, warns emerging markets veteran investor Mark Mobius

Fears of a Trump dump in tech stocks are overdone - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Nov 2016

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

Fed minutes show sharp divide - AAP Premium Content

Author: AAP Premium Content
Date: 11 Jul 2013

Minutes of their 18-19 June policy meeting show many of the 19 officials felt the job market's improvement would have to be sustained before the Fed would scale back its bond purchases, which have helped support spending and growth, lifted stocks and kept mortgage rates near record lows

Federal election unlikely to boost nation's fortunes - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 28 Apr 2016

The upcoming federal election has the potential to create short-term uncertainty, but with the key policies of the Coalition and Labor being broadly similar and neither party likely to curb the Budget deficit, there's not likely to be one party that would be better for the share market than the other over the longer term

Festive season for income investors - Robert Mead

Author: Robert Mead
Date: 15 Dec 2015

What a difference a quarter makes

Finalists in the Morningstar Awards 2014 announced - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Feb 2014

Morningstar has announced the finalists in the eight categories of the Morningstar Awards 2014

Finally, investment opportunities in Europe - Rodney Hobson

Author: Rodney Hobson
Date: 22 Oct 2013

For the first time in five years, this week I met a man who is cautiously optimistic about Europe, and in particular small businesses on the continent

Financial watchdog seeks to rebuild consumer trust - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Greg Medcraft, ASIC chairman, said ASIC's "fundamental objective is to allow markets to fund the real economy and in turn, economic growth

Financials, healthcare sectors to watch while bond proxies will suffer - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 14 Dec 2016

The US financial and healthcare sectors are particularly attractive, while Australian equity markets are insufficiently diversified, according to BlackRock executives Belinda Boa and Steve Miller

Finding growth in Asia - Matthews Asia

Author: Matthews Asia
Date: 03 Mar 2016

As investors, we tend to look for themes to guide medium to long-term asset allocations

Finding growth in emerging markets - Simon Dorricott

Author: Simon Dorricott
Date: 20 Jul 2015

Emerging market investors had a difficult time in 2014, with returns lagging developed markets

Finding growth sectors in 2016 - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 23 Nov 2015

Slowing global and domestic growth is expected to weigh on investment returns in 2016, as both developed and developing economies struggle to pick up speed

Finding prospects amid mining gloom - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Dec 2013

Mining gloom has replaced the mining boom

Finding the long shots - Martin Conlon

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 13 Jan 2017

A year for the underdogs! The Western Bulldogs, the Cronulla Sharks, Leicester City, the Chicago Cubs, Donald Trump, Brexit; it was a good year for the bookies and tough for those backing favourites

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