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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

Are these active ETFs worth adding to your portfolio? - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 01 Feb 2017

The Australian ETF market had another year of rapid growth, expanding to $25.4 billion in 2016, from $21 billion in 2015

Are US stocks overripe? - John Rekenthaler

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 11 Nov 2015

A cautionary note Market-timers are circus clowns minus the funny suits

Are we in a housing bubble? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Oct 2014

Hands up those people who watched the season finale of The Block ? For those who are not aficionados of popular culture, The Block is a reality show about five couples who are tasked with transforming a dilapidated block of units into stunning, liveable apartments.

Are we living in a "Truman Show" reality? - Marcus Burns

Author: Marcus Burns
Date: 03 Sep 2014

Even ugly ducklings can grow up to be swans some day and we have started to observe a number of fallen stocks recover and perform well this year, as either management teams change (APN News and Media) or new owners perceive value where the stock market didn't (Wotif.com Holdings)

AREITS bouncing back, says State Street - Staff

Author: Staff
Date: 06 Jun 2013

Australian-listed property companies are returning to 2003-era attractiveness for investors, according to commentary from State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)

AREITs could outperform - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 24 Feb 2014

The US and Australian equity markets ended last week bang on resistance

Aristocrat lifts profit 10pc to $118m - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 25 Nov 2014

Aristocrat Leisure (ALL) on Tuesday announced a fiscal 2014 net profit before one-off items of $118.1 million, up 10.2 per cent on the prior year

As China stops buying, world suffers - Anthony Chan

Author: Anthony Chan
Date: 04 Dec 2015

The recent sharp decline in Chinese imports is widely blamed for the continued weakness in global oil and commodity markets

Asia bonds offer diversity beyond China - AllianceBernstein

Author: AllianceBernstein
Date: 30 Jun 2016

Manufacturing in a number of countries is slowing, for example, and some central banks are expected to cut rates

Asia shines amid global gloom - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 06 Oct 2016

Asia's economic prospects have remained bright amid a cloudy global outlook

Asia valuations cheap relative to western markets - Fidelity International

Author: Fidelity International
Date: 05 Jan 2017

2016 was an eventful year for Asia as markets were once more subject to the vagaries of shifting opinions.

Asia: a political safe-haven? - Teera Chanpongsang

Author: Teera Chanpongsang
Date: 21 Mar 2017

As a long-term investor in Asian equities, I have seen first-hand how policies can influence both capital markets and economies

Asia: Breathing room and bright spots - Mark Jason and Steve Cao

Author: Mark Jason and Steve Cao
Date: 25 Nov 2013

China is entering a multi-year period of slower growth, but we consider its future growth robust and sustainable when compared with overall global GDP growth

Asian equities shrug off Trumponomics - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 15 Mar 2017

Asian stocks have enjoyed a positive start to 2017, and could be set for more gains despite rising US interest rates and the threat of geopolitical instability

Asian equities: Play the long game - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 13 Apr 2016

Asian stocks have had a poor start to 2016, with slowing growth in China and capital flight from emerging markets weighing on valuations

ASIC targets "capital-protected" retail products - Tim Stewart

Author: Tim Stewart
Date: 02 May 2013

The regulator is currently contacting providers of "capital-protected" retail structured products with concerns about the way the products are being marketed to consumers

Assessing the exposure to Brexit - Andrew Miles

Author: Andrew Miles
Date: 30 Jun 2016

The "Leave" campaign successfully won with a majority of 51.9 per cent compared with the 48.1 per cent of the "Remain" campaign

Assets SMSFs are looking to buy - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Jul 2015

Low interest rates are driving self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees to reallocate their assets, with the proportion of cash in portfolios falling, a study by the SMSF Association has found

ASX and Origin in line, IAG strong - Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 22 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • ASX Limited (ASX)

ASX correction may have further to run - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 06 Feb 2017

My school motto was "facta non verba" (deeds not words) and I think of that quite a lot--in regard to many things

ASX delivers strong growth to investors - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 18 Aug 2016

Stock market operator ASX Limited (ASX: ASX) on Thursday said its net profit after tax lifted 7.1 per cent to $426.2 million for fiscal 2016, with the surprise Brexit vote helping to boost trading volumes

ASX stocks to watch post-Brexit - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 27 Jun 2016

Mike Amey, head of sterling portfolio management at PIMCO, said the shock of the vote will dominate initial market moves and will "clearly provide risks for the medium term"

ASX takes hit after Brits vote to Leave - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Jun 2016

According to ABC News, results were showing a 4 per cent margin for the Leave camp, 52 per cent to 48

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