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Articles from: Finally, investment opportunities in Europe - Rodney Hobson to Get ready for new ATO penalties - Christine St Anne

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

Fortescue's $1.2bn net profit for 1H17 almost triple prior period - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 22 Feb 2017

The iron ore exporter Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG) recorded an almost three-fold (286 per cent) increase on its $319-million net profit recorded in the first half of fiscal 2016

Fortescue's profit dives on iron-ore slump - Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Fortescue Metals (FMG)

Fortescue's profit surges despite iron ore price slump - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 22 Aug 2016

Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG) has posted a profit surge in the full year to 30 June after successfully slashing costs to offset lower prices, with its results beating analyst expectations

Free trade is under threat - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 08 Aug 2016

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, went to an aluminium recycling plant in Pennsylvania in June and declared that globalisation "has left millions of our workers with nothing but poverty and heartache"

Fund manager bullish on 3 sectors in five-year outlook - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 16 Jan 2017

Reece Birtles, who heads up Legg Mason's Australian operation, ignores the noise around the imminent inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States, focusing instead on the five-year market outlook

Further corrective activity likely - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Oct 2014


Further downside in the gold price is likely - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 11 Oct 2016

It has been an interesting time and a bit of a slow process but last week we saw some pretty clear-cut action, as the ASX 20 Leaders/All Ords ratio completed a lengthy base formation

Future of big four remains stable - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Jun 2015

The outlook for Australia's banks has always been linked with fears of a housing bubble

Games people play - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 02 Feb 2015

My mother taught me how to play Monopoly -- the game -- and the markets over 40 years past have taught me how to play Monopoly -- the financial economy

Generating reliable returns with infrastructure - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 10 Sep 2015

Magellan Financial Group (MFG) was awarded the highest rating in the global listed infrastructure category in Morningstar's latest review of the sector

Geopolitical risk and your investments - Brian Parker

Author: Brian Parker
Date: 11 Aug 2014

Not surprisingly, geopolitical risks are front of mind for many investors right now

George Soros warns of Brexit "Black Friday" - Emma Simon

Author: Emma Simon
Date: 22 Jun 2016

Soros famously made a fortune betting against the sterling--and the UK government--when the UK crashed out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism in 1992

Get ready for new ATO penalties - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 25 Jun 2014

Next month, self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees face a new penalty regime under the Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

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