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Articles from: King, Keynes and Knight: Insights into an uncertain economy - Joachim Fels to Looking for nirvana - Matthew Booker

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

Land of the rising stocks - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 09 Oct 2015

The sun is rising again for Japanese stocks, as record corporate profits and a weak yen drive markets higher

Large and small-cap performance may converge - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 07 Sep 2016

Australian large capitalisation stocks have struggled through 2016 following a bad year in 2015, and some experts believe that underperformance could diminish into 2017

Large caps versus small caps - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Oct 2013

With the Australian share market presently hovering around is long-term fair value at around 14 times forward earnings, investors may be wondering at which end of the spectrum they will find the best quality stocks

Large IPOs dominate the market - Marcus Ohm

Author: Marcus Ohm
Date: 08 Apr 2014

A combination of falling commodity prices and reduced investor sentiment appear to have had a negative impact on resources company initial public offerings (IPOs) during 2013

Leighton ups profit, AMP solid - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Leighton Holdings

Lend Lease 12pc interim profit growth underpinned by office delivery - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 27 Feb 2017

Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) for the property developer grew across all three business segments in the first half of fiscal 2017, up 25 per cent for the group to $639.6 million from $512 million a year earlier

Lend Lease meets guidance, Westfield on track - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Lend Lease

Lessons from ATO statistics on SMSFs - Liam Shorte

Author: Liam Shorte
Date: 30 Apr 2015

It is always nice to see how the SMSF sector is progressing and what the new trends are, identifiable from the financial returns and other interactions between the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and trustees, even if they are relying on old data

Lessons from the eight years since the market crash - Dan Kemp

Author: Dan Kemp
Date: 29 Mar 2017

If an investor had the foresight in March 2009 to predict where we would be today, many would be pleasantly surprised with the progress financial markets have made

Lessons from the Lehman collapse - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Sep 2013

The collapse of US bank Lehman Brothers in 2008 spurred one of the greatest financial meltdowns the world has ever known

Lessons from the Reagan era - Joseph G. Carson

Author: Joseph G. Carson
Date: 08 Dec 2016

President-elect Trump and his team are contemplating the most significant changes in fiscal policy since the Reagan presidency

Lessons in value creation - Andrew Fleming

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 19 Apr 2017

It's when we ask how that value is created, and measured, and assessed as being structural or cyclical, let alone whether value creation is a purpose or an outcome, that the conversation starts to go awry and take many different forms

LICs facing stiff competition - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 12 Apr 2016

Some listed investment companies (LICs) can offer the best of both worlds--lower costs compared to traditional managed funds while at the same time being actively managed, offering the potential to outperform benchmark indices and rival exchange-traded funds (ETFs)

LICs in fashion as investors seek diversified investments - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 10 Apr 2017

LICs are essentially professionally managed funds, which are listed--investors can simply buy or sell existing shares in the fund on the ASX

LICs join the expensive defensives - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Sep 2013

Australian listed investment companies (LICs) stand alongside the big banks and Telstra (TLS) when it comes to delivering stellar income returns for investors

Lift from lower dollar not that great - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 11 Dec 2015

The fall in the Australian dollar will only give a moderate lift to several companies in 2016, given many have revenue in sterling or euros and any further decline in the Australian dollar could be limited by meaningful offshore investment and merger and acquisitions activity, according to Morningstar head of equities research Peter Warnes

Link Group: Growth at a good price? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 Oct 2015

Investors now have the opportunity to invest in the biggest initial public offering (IPO) of the year through Australia's largest provider of super fund administration, Link Group

Long duration bonds at historically cheap prices - Rachael Micallef

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 01 May 2013

With Australian 30-year bonds at historically cheap prices, investors have an opportunity to cash in, according to FIIG Securities

Longer-term view needed on China - Sonita Horvitch

Author: Sonita Horvitch
Date: 26 Aug 2015

Matthew Strauss, vice president and portfolio manager at Signature Global Asset Management, says that investors should look past the shorter-term uncertainty and volatility

Look beneath the surface - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 05 Aug 2014


Look beyond the major indices - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 03 Mar 2014


Look for corrective action - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 02 Nov 2015


Look for signs of a peak - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Apr 2015


Looking beyond the BRIC wall - Jemima Joseph

Author: Jemima Joseph
Date: 14 May 2013

First coined by Goldman Sachs in 2001, the acronym "BRIC" - standing for Brazil, Russia, India and China - has become a shorthand way of describing the economic power shift from the developed to the developing world in the past decade

Looking for nirvana - Matthew Booker

Author: Matthew Booker
Date: 18 Mar 2016

For those lacking a long-term investment horizon, recent market volatility is probably a frightening experience given the relative calm since the GFC--has it really been eight years? With momentum trades under pressure, valuation is becoming of greater importance as is the sustainability of cash flows and balance sheet strength.

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