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ATO highlights common SMSF traps - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Aug 2015

The penalty regime for self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) under the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been in place for a year

ATO releases superannuation thresholds - SUPERCentral

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 20 Apr 2016

The good news is that two thresholds have increased

ATO's LRBA guidelines: A safe harbour? - Michael Hallinan

Author: Michael Hallinan
Date: 12 Apr 2016

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has issued its Practical Compliance Guidelines as to what constitutes a "safe harbour" for related party limited recourse borrowing arrangement (LRBAs)

Aurizon ups profit, payout ratio - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Aug 2013

Aurizon Holdings' (AZJ) underlying net profit for fiscal 2013 rose 16 per cent on the previous year to $487 million, the rail freight company said on Monday

Aussie equities to tread water - Donal Curtin

Author: Donal Curtin
Date: 01 Jul 2014

Aussie share ownership declines - Staff reporter

Author: Staff reporter
Date: 23 May 2013

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has released findings of The Australian Share Ownership Study, indicating there has been a decline in total share ownership despite ownership in Australia remaining high by international standards

Australia's economic turnaround - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 10 Apr 2014

Australia's economy has grown for more than 22 years without interruption

Australia's ETF boom to continue - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 04 May 2016

The boom in Australia's exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry is here to stay, bringing increased choice and lower costs to investors, according to Morningstar research analyst Alex Prineas

Australia's ETF market on stellar run - Arian Neiron

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 06 Aug 2014

Australia's exchange-traded products (ETPs) industry is quickly evolving into a sophisticated market for investment products

Australian equities: Is there more to come? - Tim Wong

Author: Tim Wong
Date: 21 May 2014

Valuations across the Australian market, the seemingly insatiable search for yield and the state of the resources sector were among the main topics discussed by the Australian equity panellists at this year's Morningstar Investment Conference

Australian wealth drops, lower rates to have mixed impact - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 13 Jul 2016

As at the end of the March quarter 2016, Australian household net worth fell to $8.64 trillion, down from $8.65 trillion in the December 2015 quarter, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Australian wealth hits fresh highs - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 06 Jan 2017

Australian wealth topped fresh levels in the September 2016 quarter, with most wealth held in property, but a rise in the share market also helped to propel household net wealth higher

Australian wealth jumps, property holdings huge - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 07 Apr 2016

Australian wealth topped fresh levels in the December 2015 quarter, but with most wealth held in property, a property correction combined with higher interest rates could hit households hard

Avoiding a super fraud - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Sep 2014

It was only a couple of years ago when the collapse of the Trio Capital left 6,000 people without their superannuation savings

Avoiding the bequest trap - Austock Life

Author: Austock Life
Date: 02 Feb 2016

An often overlooked investment can give parents in blended families the certainty that their nominated beneficiaries will receive their bequest without challenges from disgruntled family members

Awakening Japan - Yu Zhang

Author: Yu Zhang
Date: 09 Oct 2014

More than a year and a half has passed since Japan unveiled "Abenomics," its aggressive reflationary policy aimed at reinvigorating its stalled domestic economy

Bank boards need to be more equitable - Peter Warnes

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 24 Mar 2017

No wonder there are calls for a Royal Commission into the banking sector

Bank of England deploys aggressive policy arsenal - Mike Amey

Author: Mike Amey
Date: 05 Aug 2016

With its first policy move in four years and first interest-rate move in seven years, the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has very much embraced the view that if you decide to ease, then be aggressive

Banks to weather rising bond yields - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 03 Feb 2017

While their funding costs are rising modestly, the major banks have the flexibility to raise interest rates on home loans to protect their income and profit margins, according to analysts

Battle of the giants - Julie Hartley

Author: Julie Hartley
Date: 31 Mar 2016

Binding death benefit nominations and reversionary pensions are two means available to members of a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) to select who is to receive their death benefit

Bears, bulls and the major banks - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 07 Jun 2013

Last week, Ibbotson Associates head of fixed income and currency, Brad Bugg, painted a rather bearish outlook for the Australian banks

Bendigo beats forecast with $439.3m cash profit - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 08 Aug 2016

Cash earnings per share for the year were 95.6 cents, a 0.5 per cent increase on the prior corresponding period, the regional lender said in a statement to the ASX

Bendigo's cash earnings rise, Aurizon's profit up - Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (BEN)

Benefits and traps in using consensus forecasts - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 24 Oct 2013

Each reporting season, the financial press is packed with news about whether or not company earnings have met analysts' consensus forecasts

Benefits of corporate trustees for SMSFs - Bruce Wigan

Author: Bruce Wigan
Date: 16 Apr 2015

Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) must have trustees to take responsibility for the funds' activities

Bennelong, Hyperion, and Vanguard finalists for Fund Manager of the Year - Phillip Gray

Author: Phillip Gray
Date: 29 Feb 2016

We've announced the finalists in this year's Australian Morningstar Awards

Best avoid landmines - Simon Doyle

Author: Simon Doyle
Date: 15 Apr 2016

The first three months of 2016 were characterised by heightened volatility across asset markets with sharp falls in risk asset prices in January and early February reversed in late February and March

Best performing assets in a market plunge - Karen Wallace and Christine St Anne

Author: Karen Wallace and Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Sep 2015

After six years of positive market returns, investors are getting a refresher course in what a market sell-off feels like

Beware the transfer balance cap trap - Brian Hor

Author: Brian Hor
Date: 14 Jun 2017

Strategic estate planning is key to ensuring flexibility in crises

BHP and Rio deliver the goods - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 17 Jul 2013

This week, Australian resources giants BHP Billiton (BHP) and Rio Tinto (RIO) , whose fates are largely tied to that of the Chinese economy, released what can only be described as pleasing sets of production figures.

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