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Brookfield buys Asciano, QBE in line - Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 18 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Asciano (AIO)

Budget shortfall points to weaker economy - Chris Kennedy

Author: Chris Kennedy
Date: 16 May 2013

A huge revenue shortfall and a less optimistic timetable for a return to surplus may indicate an acceptance that our economy is weaker than it has been in the past, according to leading economists

Buffett versus hedge funds - Scott Keller

Author: Scott Keller
Date: 18 Sep 2014

You can make big money from hedge funds -- especially if you run one

Buffett, cricket and investing - Amay Hattangadi and Swanand Kelkar

Author: Amay Hattangadi and Swanand Kelkar
Date: 04 Mar 2014

Australian cricketer-turned-commentator Dean Jones once observed that two-thirds of Sachin Tendulkar's game is based around defence

Buffett's simple secrets to success - Jason Stipp

Author: Jason Stipp
Date: 11 Mar 2015

Berkshire Hathaway released its fourth-quarter results and 2014 annual letter over the weekend -- required (and highly anticipated) reading for value investors and Warren Buffett acolytes the world over

Build your portfolio like a castle - Arian Neiron

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 09 Sep 2015

According to the old saying in sport, "form is temporary, class is permanent"

Bulls and bears in tug of war - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 27 May 2014

Overview

Bulls have been shaken - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 18 Jan 2016

Overview

Bulls win short-term battle - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 12 Oct 2015

Overview

Buying the biotech innovation boom - Anthony Fensom

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 06 Apr 2016

Biotechnology may have suffered the slings and arrows of regulatory fortune in recent times, but there are still gains to be made by investors willing to take a longer-term punt on the "innovation boom"

Can BHP keep paying dividends? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 22 Apr 2015

" BHP Billiton's (BHP) progressive dividend is a bear trap," screamed a headline from a well-known newspaper

Can ECB policy heal Europe's ills? - Mike Amey, Andrew Bosomworth and Lorenzo Pagani

Author: Mike Amey, Andrew Bosomworth and Lorenzo Pagani
Date: 30 Mar 2015

What is PIMCO's outlook for Eurozone growth and inflation over the coming six to 12 months? Amey : Since our last Cyclical Forum in December, we have upgraded our expectations for European growth and inflation, such that we expect real growth to come in around 1.5 per cent and the consumer price index (CPI) to increase 1.0 per cent over the next 12 months

Can resources come to the party? - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 17 Jun 2014

Overview

Can SMSF collectables rules be bypassed? - SUPERCentral

Author: SUPERCentral
Date: 18 Apr 2016

What is the deadline? While superannuation funds can (if so permitted by the relevant trust deed or governing rules) invest in collectables and personal use assets--simply referred to as "collectables"--significant changes were introduced from 1 July 2011.

Can we achieve a global growth target? - Satyajit Das

Author: Satyajit Das
Date: 12 Mar 2014

The G-20 Finance Ministers' Meeting in Sydney in February 2014 provided a convivial winter break for the global economic elite

Can we keep on the upside of 5000? - Christine St Anne

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 03 May 2013

It was a stellar start to 2013 for the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)

Can your fund manager outperform? - Tom Whitelaw

Author: Tom Whitelaw
Date: 06 Nov 2014

We have been commenting on the active share of the fund managers under our coverage for the past four years and this was accompanied by a dedicated research white paper, Active Share: The Activeness of Large-Cap Australian Share Fund Managers (November 2011), that delved into the issue in more detail

Can your SMSF buy your business? - Michael Hallinan

Author: Michael Hallinan
Date: 26 Sep 2016

"I am the sole director of my private trading company and I also own the premises from which my business is being run

Can your SMSF buy your business? - Michael Hallinan

Author: Michael Hallinan
Date: 23 Dec 2016

"I am the sole director of my private trading company and I also own the premises from which my business is being run

Capital crime of asset manipulation - Martin Conlon

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 07 Jul 2015

Renewed concerns about the ability of Greece to repay loans

Capturing superior performance - Lars Hamich

Author: Lars Hamich
Date: 03 Apr 2014

Index exchange-traded-funds (ETFs) are financial products based on indices, which track the performance of a portfolio of securities

Care needed in transferring SMSF investments - Graeme Colley and Vicky Kuok

Author: Graeme Colley and Vicky Kuok
Date: 24 Apr 2015

Long live the lucky country, with one of the best superannuation systems in the world such is the Australian lifespan

Cash flow: A critical measure - Karl Siegling

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 17 Sep 2014

In our seven preceding articles for Morningstar, we have discussed the psychology of the market, as well as a number of fundamental measures commonly used by the investment industry

Cashing in on rising rates of Chinese tourism - Glenn Freeman

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 27 Apr 2016

While China's industrial expansion has continued to slow, growth in outbound tourism among Chinese nationals represents a considerable long-term opportunity for Australian investors

Caution on tax warranted ahead of 30 June - Nicki Bourlioufas

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 15 Jun 2016

Some financial advisers have been recommending strategies to clients to boost their tax refunds, but two planners offer some words of caution

Caution still warranted - Lesley Beath

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 12 May 2014

Overview

Cautious investors miss emerging market opportunities - Rachael Micallef

Author: Rachael Micallef
Date: 09 May 2013

Investors who remain cautious on emerging markets are missing long-term growth opportunities, according to Capital Group

CBA continues to impress - Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 12 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Commonwealth Bank of Australia

CBA lifts cash profit 3pc to $9.45bn - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Aug 2016

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) on Wednesday announced a 3 per cent rise in cash profit, which strips out one-off items, to $9.45 billion for fiscal 2016, broadly in line with Morningstar and consensus forecasts

CBA lifts half-year cash earnings 4pc - Nicholas Grove

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 10 Feb 2016

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) on Wednesday announced a 4 per cent year-on-year rise in cash profit--a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big banks--to $4.8 billion for the first half of fiscal 2016

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