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Articles from: Proposed ASX listing rules curtail retail IPO access - 23 Jun 2016 to ASX-listed managers present opportunities - 26 May 2016

Proposed ASX listing rules curtail retail IPO access - 23 Jun 2016

Author: Ben Bucknell
Date: 23 Jun 2016

The ASX has proposed reducing the minimum number of investors that a company must have to list to 100 (for large companies) or 200 (for small companies) in its consultation paper, "Updating ASX's admission requirements for listed entities"

Harnessing ETFs for their tax efficiency - 22 Jun 2016

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 22 Jun 2016

Most investors using exchange-traded funds are aware of the key benefits such as diversification, transparency and low cost, but one of the most unknown advantages of ETFs is their tax efficiency

Beating the fear factor in equity markets - 22 Jun 2016

Author: Sharon E. Fay
Date: 22 Jun 2016

There's no shortage of worries for equity investors this year

George Soros warns of Brexit "Black Friday" - 22 Jun 2016

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

3 stocks set for strong cash-flow growth - 21 Jun 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 21 Jun 2016

The investment firm believes a focus on free cash flow yield and free cash flow growth is particularly interesting at present given the market's preoccupation with dividend yields against a backdrop of low competing interest rates

What lies within the investor's psyche - 21 Jun 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 21 Jun 2016

But as I noted at the time, "there are other emotions that come into play

End-of-year SMSF tax considerations - 20 Jun 2016

Author: Melanie Dunn
Date: 20 Jun 2016

Here are just a few key tax considerations to be aware of to help you and your self-managed superannuation fund make the most of available tax deductions and concessions

There are bigger risks than Brexit, AB warns - 20 Jun 2016

Author: AllianceBernstein
Date: 20 Jun 2016

"It's important for investors in Australia and elsewhere to get the right perspective on the referendum so that they can make appropriate decisions for their portfolios," said Ashish Shah, the firm's New York-based head of fixed income

Falling interest rates to push money into equities - 17 Jun 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 17 Jun 2016

This is expected to push more money into the share market over 2016 as investors seek high-yielding equities, according to David Bassanese, chief economist with BetaShares

When size doesn't matter: small caps beat larger rivals - 16 Jun 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 16 Jun 2016

In a sector where active management often yields results, choosing the right fund can prove rewarding

Caution on tax warranted ahead of 30 June - 15 Jun 2016

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

Are emerging markets a clever contrarian investment? - 15 Jun 2016

Author: Dan Kemp
Date: 15 Jun 2016

Following Sir John's logic, emerging market equities appear to be a classic contrarian opportunity

Human emotion and the markets - 14 Jun 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 14 Jun 2016

With the rise of self-managed super funds in recent times, more and more individuals are taking control of their retirement funds

Bon appetit! - 09 Jun 2016

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 09 Jun 2016

There are no franchises, he intoned--you are king for a figurative day, and then, well, you move to another room in the castle; hopefully not the dungeon, which is often the case

What is an emerging market? - 09 Jun 2016

Author: Patricia Oey
Date: 09 Jun 2016

According to the organisation, the distinction was no longer relevant, as it aims to use a set of sustainable development goals that can be applied to all countries

What is an emerging market? - 09 Jun 2016

Author: Patricia Oey
Date: 09 Jun 2016

According to the organisation, the distinction was no longer relevant, as it aims to use a set of sustainable development goals that can be applied to all countries

Is this the turning point for commodities? - 08 Jun 2016

Author: Geoff Blanning
Date: 08 Jun 2016

But it's starting to turn following the surge in the prices of a wide variety of products since the beginning of the year

3 pharma stocks with high growth potential - 08 Jun 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 08 Jun 2016

"Because right now, there is a bit of a cloud over them, should Clinton come in," he said, speaking exclusively with Morningstar.com.au last month

Is your self-managed super fund at risk? - 07 Jun 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 07 Jun 2016

From 1 July, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) requires all accountants providing SMSF advice to hold either a full or limited Australian financial services license (AFSL)

The investment case for Europe and Japan - 07 Jun 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 07 Jun 2016

That attitude might need to change, at least according to some analysts

No place for heroics - 06 Jun 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 06 Jun 2016

The Australian market, as measured by the All Ords, has spent the past four weeks in a tight trading range

Market Index Performance l May 2016 - 03 Jun 2016

Author: Morningstar
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Financial watchdog seeks to rebuild consumer trust - 03 Jun 2016

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

Pause for thought on alternative investments - 03 Jun 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 03 Jun 2016

Their portfolios could therefore benefit from a greater allocation to alternative investments, which can help to improve risk-adjusted returns, according to Craig Stanford, head of alternative investments at Ibbotson Associates

Brexit vote raises economic and political stakes for EU - 02 Jun 2016

Author: Darren Williams
Date: 02 Jun 2016

There has recently been a slight swing towards those in favour of remaining in the EU, but it would be premature to assume that this represents a sustained shift in public opinion

400 million reasons to invest in LICs - 01 Jun 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 01 Jun 2016

More than 30 LICs have listed on the ASX since 2012, increasing their total number to 87 as of April 2016, while their market value doubled to $30 billion over the same period

4 top stocks with handsome dividend yields - 01 Jun 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 01 Jun 2016

But regardless of how the market deals with this challenge, he says one fact is indisputable--income returns from the market remain very attractive relative to interest rates

Price action gives mixed signals - 30 May 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 30 May 2016

Overview

2 attractive ASX-listed industrial stocks - 30 May 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 30 May 2016

The overall Australian market valuation currently looks somewhat stretched at 16 times one-year forward consensus earnings

ASX-listed managers present opportunities - 26 May 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 26 May 2016

Several fund managers have dropped in value on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in recent weeks and are now yielding more attractive levels, and some could represent good growth opportunities as investors seek greater international asset exposures, according to analysts

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