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Articles from: Australia's jobs market: peak or pause? - Guy Bruten to Banks present sobering picture - Lesley Beath

Australia's jobs market: peak or pause? - Guy Bruten

Author: Guy Bruten
Date: 16 Nov 2015

Jobs report: signal or noise? Over the recent months, the flow of data in Australia has been largely consistent with the story that we have been telling for quite a while--a story that is centred on three elements: 1) The drag from the commodity bust will persist for another couple of years; 2) "Rebalancing" the economy away from mining towards non-mining as a growth driver would be a drawn-out process; 3) The downside risks to the economy coming from a correction in the housing sector are rising quite rapidly, and unemployment may drift higher.

Australia's triple-treat returns - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 Aug 2013

Investors have been a little glum about the economy of late

Australia's wealthy population shrinks, still ATO target - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 19 Oct 2016

Australia's ultra-high net worth (UHNW) population shrank last year as the commodities downturn eroded the wealth of the nation's richest people

Australian banks versus global banks - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 Nov 2013

Two of Australia's major banks reported solid profit results this week

Australian dividends: The gift that keeps on giving - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 18 Mar 2016

The big miners may have slashed their dividends, but for Australian share investors the local market still offers attractive income returns despite recent volatility

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 investors eye offshore assets - Arian Neiron

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 24 Nov 2014

Australian investors have been increasingly turning to international investments to diversify their portfolios

Australian IPOs outperform broader market - Tim Eisenhauer

Author: Tim Eisenhauer
Date: 03 May 2016

The Australian initial public offerings (IPOs) market is delivering a robust performance, with returns from companies listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) striking 1.3 per cent over the first quarter

Australian market action encouraging - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Sep 2016

It was relatively quiet on the S&P 500 last week, with the index basically flat on the week

Australian market highly likely to underperform - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 18 Nov 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Australian market not painting an inspiring picture - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 31 Oct 2016

The Australian share market starred last week

Australian small caps: Insights from Fidelity - James Abela

Author: James Abela
Date: 19 Oct 2016

Over the last couple of years, the small-cap market has remained pretty stable with good growth and a high degree of certainty

Australian stock opportunities - Regina Meani

Author: Regina Meani
Date: 19 Aug 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Regina Meani without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

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

Australians largely unaware of new super cap deadline and opportunity - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 23 Nov 2016

A significant proportion of eligible Australians are unaware of this deadline, and don't properly understand the proposed changes in how their super assets will be taxed, according to Michael Hutton, head of wealth management, HLB Mann Judd

Avoid outliving your retirement savings - Larissa Fernand

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 08 Jan 2015

Avoid outliving your retirement savings - Larissa Fernand

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 03 Apr 2015

While rising life expectancy is considered a good thing, there is a financial risk involved

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

Avoiding the portfolio potholes - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 Nov 2014

It can take only one bad stock investment decision to bring down the value of an investment portfolio

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

AXA merger drives AMP wealth business growth - Aleks Vickovich

Author: Aleks Vickovich
Date: 10 May 2013

Benefits flowing from the merger with AXA account for the increased cash flows reported by AMP Limited's (AMP) wealth management and retail platform businesses, says AMP chief executive and managing director Craig Dunn

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

Bank of Queensland's earnings fall short - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 06 Oct 2016

Bank of Queensland's (ASX: BOQ) cash profit for the fiscal year ended 31 August 2016 rose 1 per cent to $360 million while basic earnings per share (EPS) fell 2 per cent 95.6 cents, after the regional lender battled an environment of record low interest rates, market volatility and intense competition for loans and deposits

Banks are due for a rest - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 May 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Banks index tests 2007 all-time highs - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 29 Apr 2013

Disclaimer : To the extent that any content in this report constitutes advice, it is general advice that has been prepared by Lesley Beath without taking into account the particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any individual investors

Banks present sobering picture - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 11 Aug 2015

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