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Another hit to SMSFs? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Dec 2014

Self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees face two big challenges following the release of this week's Financial System Inquiry (FSI) report

Another telco adjusts to structural shift in the sector - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 08 Dec 2016

This week's TPG Telecom (ASX: TPM) annual general meeting reiterated management's previous earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) outlook for fiscal 2017, but concerns about the revenue effect of NBN have increased

Ansell considers divestment as profits dip 15 per cent - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 15 Aug 2016

Its dividend payout for the year was 1.2 per cent higher on fiscal 2015, with a 23.5 US cents a share second-half dividend bringing the annual total dividend to 43.5 US cents, to be paid on 8 September 2016

ANZ boasts bumper profit, dividend - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 29 Oct 2013

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Tuesday announced an 11 per cent rise in cash profit before one-off items to $6.5 billion for the financial year ended September 2013, beating both Morningstar's and the market's expectations

ANZ cash profit rises, flags bad debt charge - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Feb 2016

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Wednesday announced a cash profit of $1.85 billion for the first quarter ended 31 December 2015, up 5 per cent on the average of the third and fourth quarters in fiscal 2015

ANZ delivers "impressive" result - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 01 May 2014

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Thursday announced an 11 per cent rise in cash earnings -- a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big banks -- to $3.5 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2014

ANZ delivers 31pc lift in 1Q17 cash profit - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Feb 2017

The result also benefitted from a lower bad debt charge and the sale of the bank's old headquarters at 100 Queen Street, Melbourne, ANZ said in a statement to the ASX on Friday

ANZ dividend up 11pc, to lift payout ratio - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 30 Apr 2013

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Tuesday announced half-year cash earnings of $3.2 billion, exceeding Morningstar's expectations for a figure of around $3.1 billion and up 10 per cent on the same half in the prior year

ANZ growth strategy on track - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 15 Aug 2014

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Friday reported a nine-month cash profit of $5.2 billion, up 8 per cent on the same period in the previous year

ANZ lifts 1H cash profit 5pc - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 May 2015

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Tuesday announced a 5 per cent lift in cash profit -- a preferred measure of profitability of ongoing operations among the banks -- to $3.7 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2015

ANZ lifts cash profit, dividends - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 31 Oct 2014

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) on Friday said its cash profit for the fiscal year ended 30 September 2014 rose 10 per cent to $7.1 billion

ANZ lifts profit, Cochlear ups dividend - Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 11 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Australian and New Zealand Banking Group

ANZ records 3pc fall in cash profit - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 09 Aug 2016

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) on Monday announced a cash profit--a preferred measure of performance among the banks that strips out one-off gains and losses--of $5.2 billion for the nine months to 30 June 2016, down 3 per cent on the same period in the previous year

ANZ reports 18pc fall in profit - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 Nov 2016

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) on Thursday announced an 18 per cent fall in fiscal 2016 cash profit--a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big Australian banks--to $5.9 billion, following a "reshaping" of the business

ANZ's dividend cut, profit slumps - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 May 2016

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group's (ANZ) cash profit for the half year ended 31 March 2016 fell 24 per cent on the same half in the prior year to $2.8 billion

ANZ's momentum solid, Santos slips - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Australian and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ)

Are baby boomers to blame for growing financial inequality? - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 24 May 2016

The gathering backlash against Australia's baby boomer generation from less well-off Gen X and Gen Y cohorts is understandable but unwarranted, says Professor Deborah Ralston, new SMSF Association (SMSFA) board member and financial services academic

Are companies too obsessed with growth? - Martin Conlon

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 23 Jan 2014

Infatuation with the stimulation of growth at any cost remained the theme of 2013

Are emerging markets a clever contrarian investment? - Dan Kemp

Author: Dan Kemp
Date: 15 Jun 2016

Following Sir John's logic, emerging market equities appear to be a classic contrarian opportunity

Are emerging-markets stocks too cheap to ignore? - Ben Johnson

Author: Ben Johnson
Date: 26 Nov 2015

Emerging-markets stocks have gone from the penthouse to the outhouse

Are infrastructure stocks a good buy right now? - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 15 Nov 2016

The defensive, bond-like characteristics of infrastructure stocks have appealed to both institutional and retail investors in recent years, drawn by their income potential relative to low fixed-income yields

Are IPOs suited to all investors? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 11 Oct 2013

Many investors have been excited about the strong pipeline of companies that are planning to float this year

Are LICs all they're cracked up to be? - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 29 Sep 2016

These ASX-traded investment vehicles are enjoying something of a renaissance, offering growth and income, diversification and reasonable liquidity--and they aren't ETFs

Are mutual wills a silver bullet for step-family estate planning? - Brian Hor

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 19 Sep 2016

A step-family is "a couple family containing one or more children, at least one of whom is the step-child of one of the partners in the couple, and none of whom is the natural or adopted child of both members of the couple," according to The Australian Institute of Family Studies

Are oil stocks attractively priced? - Matthew Coffina

Author: Matthew Coffina
Date: 22 Jan 2015

Energy stocks are down by nearly 25 per cent over the past three months to December 2014 and there are now 37 energy companies carrying Morningstar's five-star rating, meaning they are significantly undervalued

Are risk-tolerance levels lower in Australia? - Paul Resnik

Author: Paul Resnik
Date: 20 Mar 2015

You might think people living in the US like financial risk a bit more than people living in Australia or the UK

Are SMSF assets too defensive? - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 14 Mar 2016

The assets of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) jumped in the December quarter of 2015, spurred on by a strong rise in values of their equities

Are SMSFs causing a property bubble? - Andrew Zbik

Author: Andrew Zbik
Date: 27 Jan 2017

I recently watched another report on the TV claiming that the ability of self-managed superannuation funds to purchase residential investment property is causing a property bubble in Australia by using limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBAs) (or borrowed money)

Are SMSFs too exposed to longevity risk? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 14 Nov 2014

"The risk when you are young is dying

Are SMSFs too exposed to property? - Olivia Long

Author: Olivia Long
Date: 03 Dec 2013

For trustees, the past few years have been exacting

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