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Govt proceeds with dividend washing action - Chris Kennedy

Author: Chris Kennedy
Date: 04 Jun 2013

In a move flagged in the May Budget announcement, the government has taken steps to address a "dividend washing" loophole, with changes to take effect from 1 July

Greater China equities: In or out? - Germaine Share

Author: Germaine Share
Date: 24 Jun 2014

Despite concerns over slower growth, shadow banking and corporate governance issues in China, the Greater China equity panellists at our inaugural Morningstar Investment Conference in Asia were bullish on the market

Greece's darkest hour before its dawn - Frank Holmes

Author: Frank Holmes
Date: 11 Nov 2014

"Much better than expected." That's how John Derrick, director of research at US Global Investors, summed up his trip to Greece, the beleaguered country that hopes to put its financial woes behind it and rise again like the phoenix from the Mediterranean culture's ancient mythology

Greek crisis presents buying opportunity - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Jul 2015

It's been pretty much all about Greece for the markets this week

Greek exit could be good for Europe - Barry Norris

Author: Barry Norris
Date: 04 May 2015

This is a financial news article to be used for non-commercial purposes and is not intended to provide financial advice of any kind

Greek New Year: Departure from the euro? - Jeremy Beckwith

Author: Jeremy Beckwith
Date: 14 Jan 2015

While Europe relaxed during their Christmas holidays, a new president and a general election has been called for 25 January in Greece

Growth assets for the new financial year - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 12 Jul 2016

So, which asset classes might perform better in the new financial year? Small was beautiful in the year to 30 June, with the S&P/ASX 200 Index posting its first fall in four years, dropping by 4.1 per cent to finish at 5,233.

Growth emerging in global markets - Thomas White International

Author: Thomas White International
Date: 04 Nov 2013

The developed world and the emerging economies continued to see divergent economic trends towards the end of the third quarter

Growth headwinds continue in Asia - PIMCO

Author: PIMCO
Date: 05 Jan 2015

First is the effectiveness of expected further policy support in the region as policymakers continue to support growth

Guarded attitude is warranted - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 Jan 2016


Guess who's spending again? - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 17 Feb 2016

Nine years after the last increase, seven years after zero was reached and two years since quantitative easing was abandoned, recent history's most awaited rate rise occurred

Harnessing ETFs for their tax efficiency - Arian Neiron

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 22 Jun 2016

Most investors using exchange-traded funds are aware of the key benefits such as diversification, transparency and low cost, but one of the most unknown advantages of ETFs is their tax efficiency

Harry is a lousy investor! - Marcus Burns

Author: Marcus Burns
Date: 10 Feb 2016

We are approaching another "reconciliation point" for equities, being the first-half results for fiscal 2016

Has the resources cycle turned? - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 02 Nov 2016

Rising coal and iron ore prices have boosted confidence in the mining industry, with climbing share prices suggesting investors also have a renewed interest in the sector

Have IPOs really underperformed? - Anthony Serhan

Author: Anthony Serhan
Date: 09 Dec 2014

Initial public offerings (IPOs) on the Australian share market should be one of the shining lights of our retirement system

Have the banks gone ex-growth? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Aug 2013

Earlier this year, well-respected Fidelity portfolio manager Kate Howitt commented on the outlook for banks

Headwinds for retailers may blow hard - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 31 Jul 2015

Australian retailers could be set to face tough times ahead, with headwinds assaulting them on several fronts

Healthcare continues to look constructive - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 09 Nov 2015


Healthscope lifts profit, dividends - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Aug 2016

Healthscope Limited (ASX: HSO) has recorded a 25.1 per cent lift in net operating profit to $194.6 million for fiscal 2016, broadly in line with Morningstar's forecast, following a "robust" performance from its hospitals and New Zealand pathology businesses

Healthy outlook continues for these moat-rated stocks - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 09 Dec 2016

The combination of Australia's ageing demographics, supportive government policies, and ever-increasing healthcare costs mean Medibank Private (ASX: MPL) and NIB (ASX: NHF) remain attractive value stocks

Heavily weighted to deeper pullback - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 May 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

Hedge funds outperform, but who's listening? - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 11 Mar 2016

Hedge funds got a bad rap in the press in the years that followed the global financial crisis (GFC) and many Australian investors have steered clear of them

Hedging currency risk more popular on lower dollar - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 21 Mar 2016

If you're planning to invest in offshore assets, then the decision about whether or not to hedge your currency exposure is an important one as movements in the Australian dollar can either erode or add value to your investment

Here are 2 great stocks you need to sell - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 01 Nov 2016

As all subscribers to various Morningstar products would know, the moat rating is a cornerstone of the company's investment philosophy

Here are some reasons to consider buying QBE - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 07 Dec 2016

Firstly, as Morningstar head of Australian banking research David Ellis points out, the company is set to benefit from the recent surge in long-term bond yields

Here are the earnings season standouts and disappointments - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 14 Sep 2016

Amid subdued expectations, which were the biggest winners and losers? Morningstar's head of equities research, Peter Warnes, said the 2016 season "was reasonable and a little better than generally expected" under the circumstances.

Here's 4 ways you can be too conservative in retirement planning - Christine Benz

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 20 Dec 2016

When it comes to retirement planning, "hope for the best, plan for the worst" is a reasonable motto

Here's a top-rated exposure to Japanese equities - Nicholas Grove

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

Here's how CBA shares could crack $100 - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 19 Jan 2017

Bank shares have had a strong run this month, but analysts are mixed on whether the nation's biggest, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) , could strike $100 this year after an attempt was made almost two years ago

Here's the right way to help out your kids - Brian Hor

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 12 Sep 2016

We all know that life's pretty expensive living in Australia these days--especially if you have a hankering for buying residential real estate in a capital city

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