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Ethical investment gathering momentum - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 07 Mar 2017

Demand is rising for responsible or ethical investment, as funds flow into the sector from mainstream funds and the product offering is growing as more investment managers join the trend

Europe faces danger of deflation - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 28 Jan 2014

Greece, as is often the case, is a bellwether for all that is going wrong in Europe

Europe sentiment boosts investor confidence - Rachael Micallef

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 30 May 2013

Investor confidence continued to rise in May, driven by a shift in risk appetite among European institutions, according to the State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI)

Europe still on a slow boil - Komal S Sri-Kumar

Author: Komal S Sri-Kumar
Date: 31 Jul 2013

The eurozone has been relatively free of eruptions for several months

European operations boost Sonic Healthcare's earnings - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 15 Feb 2017

The result was achieved on the back of a 1 per cent rise in revenues to around $2.48 billion, the pathology services provider said in a statement to the ASX on Wednesday

Every financial crisis is different - John Rekenthaler

Author: John Rekenthaler
Date: 29 Jun 2016

Several years later, The Big Short informs us, the smart money understood that the housing market was dangerously overheated

Exploring South32's hidden value - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 20 May 2015

This week BHP Billiton (BHP) spin-off South32 Limited (S32) made its debut on the Australian Securities Exchange, opening at $2.13 and closing at $2.05

Fairfax result highlights print weaknesses - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 10 Aug 2016

But better times could be ahead, with earnings from its online business Domain increasing, as online advertising takes over from print

Far from up against a wall - Tom Stevenson

Author: Tom Stevenson
Date: 18 Apr 2017

During the first three months of the year, contrary to conventional wisdom, the top-performing stock markets have not been in the US, not even in a resurgent Europe, but in the emerging markets

Fast-growing stocks in the New Neutral - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 27 Aug 2014

It was global bond manager PIMCO that developed the term "new neutral," a concept that morphed from its original investment thesis, the "new normal"

Favourite funds in focus - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 02 Nov 2015

For retail investors genuinely interested in diversifying their portfolios, Morningstar research manager Kathryn Young has several managed fund options for investors which are readily accessible

Fear of volatility is biggest risk to returns - Emma Wall

Author: Emma Wall
Date: 18 May 2015

Volatility may create investment opportunities but it spooks investors, causing them to crystallise losses, warns emerging markets veteran investor Mark Mobius

Federal election unlikely to boost nation's fortunes - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 28 Apr 2016

The upcoming federal election has the potential to create short-term uncertainty, but with the key policies of the Coalition and Labor being broadly similar and neither party likely to curb the Budget deficit, there's not likely to be one party that would be better for the share market than the other over the longer term

Financial watchdog seeks to rebuild consumer trust - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Greg Medcraft, ASIC chairman, said ASIC's "fundamental objective is to allow markets to fund the real economy and in turn, economic growth

Finding growth in emerging markets - Simon Dorricott

Author: Simon Dorricott
Date: 20 Jul 2015

Emerging market investors had a difficult time in 2014, with returns lagging developed markets

Finding growth sectors in 2016 - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 23 Nov 2015

Slowing global and domestic growth is expected to weigh on investment returns in 2016, as both developed and developing economies struggle to pick up speed

Flight Centre profit dips amid challenging climate - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 25 Aug 2016

Flight Centre's (ASX: FLT) underlying net profit before one-off items for fiscal 2016 dipped 3.8 per cent to $246.7 million, the travel agency operator said on Thursday

Focus on the facts, not the froth - Peter Warnes

Author: Peter Warnes
Date: 13 Jan 2017

While 2016 saw most global stock-market indices recording useful gains, some investors would have struggled to match, let alone exceed, market returns

Focusing on absolute returns - Stuart Dear

Author: Stuart Dear
Date: 17 May 2016

Our flagship fixed-income portfolio is designed to be a key defensive allocation within broader portfolios

Fortescue's profit dives on iron-ore slump - Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 24 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Fortescue Metals (FMG)

Fortescue's profit surges despite iron ore price slump - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 22 Aug 2016

Iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group (ASX: FMG) has posted a profit surge in the full year to 30 June after successfully slashing costs to offset lower prices, with its results beating analyst expectations

Free trade is under threat - Michael Collins

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 08 Aug 2016

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, went to an aluminium recycling plant in Pennsylvania in June and declared that globalisation "has left millions of our workers with nothing but poverty and heartache"

French election: Sigh of relief for markets as Frexit fears allayed - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 09 May 2017

The independent French centrist secured 66 per cent of the vote, against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen's 34 per cent

Future of big four remains stable - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 18 Jun 2015

The outlook for Australia's banks has always been linked with fears of a housing bubble

Games people play - Bill Gross

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 02 Feb 2015

My mother taught me how to play Monopoly -- the game -- and the markets over 40 years past have taught me how to play Monopoly -- the financial economy

Generating reliable returns with infrastructure - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 10 Sep 2015

Magellan Financial Group (MFG) was awarded the highest rating in the global listed infrastructure category in Morningstar's latest review of the sector

George Soros warns of Brexit "Black Friday" - Emma Simon

Author: Emma Simon
Date: 22 Jun 2016

Soros famously made a fortune betting against the sterling--and the UK government--when the UK crashed out of the European Exchange Rate Mechanism in 1992

Get SMSF asset allocation right in 2016 - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 13 Nov 2015

Self-managed super fund (SMSF) investors could be forgiven for giving themselves a collective pat on the back

Getting exposure to quality global equities - Arian Neiron

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 11 Sep 2013

As the exchange-traded funds (ETF) industry develops and opens up global financial markets to Australians, ETFs are becoming more widely used by all types of investors, from individuals building their portfolios to retirees seeking to manage their retirement income and broaden their asset exposures

Getting your tax strategy right - Rob Hay

Author: Rob Hay
Date: 02 Jun 2014

It was the night before 30 June and all through the house ..

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