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Articles from: SMSF assets fall as shares slide, property on the rise - 29 Jun 2016 to Is your self-managed super fund at risk? - 07 Jun 2016

SMSF assets fall as shares slide, property on the rise - 29 Jun 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 29 Jun 2016

But property and cash deposit exposures grew, reflecting a flight to the perceived safety of these asset classes

Every financial crisis is different - 29 Jun 2016

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

Human ego: A cruel and financially crippling master - 28 Jun 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 28 Jun 2016

She refers to herself as "left-brained"--better at the finer detail (in her words)

3 Australian tech stocks worth considering - 28 Jun 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 28 Jun 2016

"Tech stocks tend to be capital-light businesses--you don't need much capital at all to build a technology business--it's all about people [and not infrastructure or stock]," says Gareth James, a senior equity analyst at Morningstar

ASX stocks to watch post-Brexit - 27 Jun 2016

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"

What Brexit means for your portfolio - 27 Jun 2016

Author: Jeremy Glaser
Date: 27 Jun 2016

It's much harder to stick to that discipline when the Dow is down over 600 points in a day and there is mounting uncertainty about the future of the global economy

Industry body rubbishes claims more SMSF regulation needed - 27 Jun 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 27 Jun 2016

The article, published in The Sydney Morning Herald print and online editions, highlighted particular concerns around SMSF trustees with balances of less than $200,000

Policymakers ponder "helicopter money" - 27 Jun 2016

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 27 Jun 2016

In Denmark, where interest rates have been negative the longest, businesses and consumers are saving more than they did before 2012

ASX takes hit after Brits vote to Leave - 24 Jun 2016

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

Price versus value: a dangerous game - 24 Jun 2016

Author: Andrew Fleming
Date: 24 Jun 2016

In early to mid-2000, Computershare (ASX: CPU) was the most favoured poster child for technology stocks listed in Australia

SMSF assets will not need segregating - 23 Jun 2016

Author: Doug McBirnie
Date: 23 Jun 2016

But the changes highlight how a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) may be well-placed to take advantage of the changes by providing retirees with the ability to plan and manage their tax settings in a single vehicle

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)

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