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Articles from: Exploring South32's hidden value - Christine St Anne to Footy finals fever: 2 gaming stocks may be worth a punt - Glenn Freeman

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

Far from up against a wall - Tom Stevenson

Author: Tom Stevenson
Date: 18 Apr 2017

During the first three months of the year, contrary to conventional wisdom, the top-performing stock markets have not been in the US, not even in a resurgent Europe, but in the emerging markets

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

Finding value in an expensive market - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 29 May 2013

The biggest challenge in the current market is finding assets that are undervalued, according to MLC senior investment strategist Michael Karagianis

Fixed income: Defensive but flexible - Stuart Dear

Author: Stuart Dear
Date: 21 Apr 2016

Markets endured a dramatic round-trip over the quarter, revealing the inherent volatility of an unstable relationship between markets and central banks

Fixed-interest fund landscape widens - Kathryn Young

Author: Kathryn Young
Date: 19 Jun 2014

Australia's fixed-income fund landscape has matured over the past few years

Flight Centre expects record profit - AAP NewsWire

Author: AAP NewsWire
Date: 03 Jul 2013

The company says its unaudited trading results for the 2012/13 financial year point to an underlying pre-tax profit of between $338 million and $342 million

Flight Centre profit dips amid challenging climate - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 25 Aug 2016

Flight Centre's (ASX: FLT) underlying net profit before one-off items for fiscal 2016 dipped 3.8 per cent to $246.7 million, the travel agency operator said on Thursday

Focus on the facts, not the froth - Peter Warnes

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 13 Jan 2017

While 2016 saw most global stock-market indices recording useful gains, some investors would have struggled to match, let alone exceed, market returns

Focusing on absolute returns - Stuart Dear

Author: Stuart Dear
Date: 17 May 2016

Our flagship fixed-income portfolio is designed to be a key defensive allocation within broader portfolios

FoMO and the lure of outsized gains - Martin Conlon

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 12 Jan 2016

Much as we might prefer otherwise, the market price of every listed equity investment is an amorphous blend of human behaviour, macroeconomic and corporate fundamentals

Footy finals fever: 2 gaming stocks may be worth a punt - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 30 Sep 2016

With the AFL and Rugby League grand finals run and done for another year--with the Sharks extinguishing the Storm and the Bulldogs mauling the Swans in--it's worth considering the companies behind Australia's lucrative sports betting market

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