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Is there still value in AREITs? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Jun 2013

This time last year, Ibbotson Associations (a Morningstar company), published an upbeat assessment of the Australian real estate investment trust (AREIT) sector

Is there still value in QBE? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Dec 2013

Last month, Morningstar head of banking research David Ellis said of QBE Insurance Group (QBE) : "New senior management still has considerable work to do to return the once well-respected global insurer to the 'must-have' position in investor portfolios." Just two weeks later and QBE reported an unexpected profit downgrade - a US$250-million loss stemming from the restructure of its poorly performing US businesses.

Is there value in the Healthscope IPO? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Jul 2014

There has been much ado about the upcoming float of Healthscope

Is there value in the MYOB IPO? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Apr 2015

The initial public offering (IPO) of MYOB may not have garnered the same fanfare as the much larger IPO of Medibank Private (MPL)

Is this the beginning of a corrective phase? - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 12 Sep 2016

The US market finally awoke from its slumber last Friday

Is this the turning point for commodities? - Geoff Blanning

Author: Geoff Blanning
Date: 08 Jun 2016

But it's starting to turn following the surge in the prices of a wide variety of products since the beginning of the year

Is your self-managed super fund at risk? - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 07 Jun 2016

From 1 July, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) requires all accountants providing SMSF advice to hold either a full or limited Australian financial services license (AFSL)

It's a Xanax world - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 18 Jan 2016

The Romans gave their Plebian citizens a day at the Coliseum, and the French royalty gave the Bourgeoisie a piece of figurative "cake," so it may be true to form that in the still prosperous developed economies of 2016, we provide Fantasy Sports, cellphone game apps, sexting and fast food to appease the masses

Italy braces for referendum that risks Brexit-style consequences - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 22 Nov 2016

Italy's populist forces scored their biggest success so far in 2016 when candidates for the Five Star Movement were elected mayors of Rome and Turin in June

James Hardie delivers special dividend - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 22 May 2014

James Hardie Industries (JHX) on Thursday announced a 40 per cent rise in operating profit to US$197.2 million for the fiscal year ended 31 March 2014

James Hardie's 1H profit rises 7pc - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Nov 2014

James Hardie Industries (JHX) on Wednesday said its net profit for the half year ended 30 September 2014 fell 20 per cent from the prior corresponding period to US$156.1 million

Japan and China: The best way forward? - Wharton School

Author: Wharton School
Date: 27 Oct 2014

Sometimes, the best strategy is to just leave things as they are, when the alternative is only to make things worse

Japan in recession: Should investors be worried? - Emma Wall

Author: Emma Wall
Date: 07 Dec 2015

Japan's economy has shrunk for the second quarter in a row, meaning the country is officially in recession

Japan's ageing population: Economic drag or opportunity? - Emma Wall

Author: Emma Wall
Date: 11 Dec 2015

Japan's population is ageing--faster than any other country in the world

Japan's bizarrely brief "technical recession" - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 22 Jan 2016

Revisions are a normal part of compiling economic statistics, especially when it comes to the all-encompassing national accounts that track GDP

Japanese stocks on track despite recession? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 21 Nov 2014

Growth was a key theme at the recent G20 meeting in Brisbane

JB Hi-Fi's 1H profit down, flags flat year - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 02 Feb 2015

JB Hi-Fi Limited (JBH) on Monday announced a 2 per cent fall in net profit to $88.5 million for the half year ended 31 December 2014

JB Hi-Fi's profit, dividend beats forecast - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Aug 2016

Retailer JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) on Monday announced a fiscal 2016 net profit of $152.2 million and earnings per share (EPS) of 153.8 cents a share, up 11.5 per cent on the previous year and ahead of Morningstar's expectations for a profit of $145 million and EPS of 144.9 cents a share

Jumping at shadows - Martin Conlon

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 14 Jul 2014

Befuddled is probably a term which characterises the state of mind of many seasoned investors at present

Just a game - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 14 Jul 2016

That is not to say that Monopoly can illuminate all of the problems of our current economic stagnation

Keating's other legacy - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Nov 2013

My book, A Super History , closely explored the beginnings of Australia's compulsory superannuation industry

Keep eye on key support levels - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Jul 2015

Overview

Keeping faith in Metcash - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Sep 2013

At its annual general meeting in late August, Metcash Limited (MTS) said it is expecting a fall in underlying earnings per share (EPS) for the fiscal year to April 2014 in the high single digits

Key reasons to invest offshore - Peter Esho

Author: Peter Esho
Date: 24 Jun 2013

My last note touched on the importance of strategy as the very first requirement when thinking about your portfolio

King, Keynes and Knight: Insights into an uncertain economy - Joachim Fels

Author: Joachim Fels
Date: 22 Jul 2016

One small footnote to the Brexit controversy: It has invigorated my interest in Lord Mervyn King's concept of radical uncertainty

Kitchen closed for Australian depositors - Rob Mead

Author: Rob Mead
Date: 06 Jul 2015

With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) policy rate now at 2 per cent and Australian banks much more focused on raising capital than raising deposit funding, the "free lunch" that Australian investors quite rightly feasted on has ended

KiwiSaver Survey l December Quarter 2014 - Tim Murphy

Author: Tim Murphy
Date: 22 Jan 2015

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KiwiSaver Survey l March Quarter 2015 - Tim Murphy

Author: Tim Murphy
Date: 23 Apr 2015

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Know when to fold 'em - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 22 Jun 2015

This week we continue with some thoughts on the psychology of the markets

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