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Articles from: Risk has increased markedly - 16 May 2016 to Preparing your SMSF for financial year-end - 21 Apr 2016

Risk has increased markedly - 16 May 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 16 May 2016

Overview

What is good, what is great? - 16 May 2016

Author: Amit Lodha
Date: 16 May 2016

In the Formula One car race just held in Melbourne the difference between first and fifth place was 59 seconds

CSL, Cochlear to run to $120? - 13 May 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 13 May 2016

Last year, the big question in the financial media was which company's shares would hit $100 first: CSL's (CSL) , Commonwealth Bank's (CBA) or Macquarie Group's (MQG) ? As this headline asked last May: "Will Macquarie beat Commonwealth Bank to $100?" Shortly after, this headline appeared: "Cochlear, Macquarie Bank race to the $100 share price mark."

Love doesn't last forever - 12 May 2016

Author: Martin Conlon
Date: 12 May 2016

Both diversification and return are tough to find

Negative gearing changes could hit shares - 11 May 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 11 May 2016

The negative gearing debate may have made property investors nervous, but the stock market could also feel the effects of any changes

Culture clash - 10 May 2016

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 10 May 2016

A respected reporter recently asked me what were a few important things I had learned from all this and all of that during the past decade and I surprised myself and perhaps him by answering that I now realised that younger generations--the Xers and millennials--were far different generations from my own

Market in holding pattern - 10 May 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 10 May 2016

Overview

Don't panic! Change to superannuation here to stay - 09 May 2016

Author: Tim Wedd
Date: 09 May 2016

What is clear from last week's Federal Budget (and Labor response) is that no government plans to leave superannuation untouched

China, commodities and central banks dominate global outlook - 09 May 2016

Author: PIMCO
Date: 09 May 2016

Navigating an environment of tepid nominal growth and near-zero or negative interest rates was never going to be easy

Relapse in iron ore rally inevitable - 06 May 2016

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 06 May 2016

While the iron ore price has bounced back in recent times there is still more pain to come for the smaller iron ore miners, who still face burgeoning supply and an ongoing focus on cost reduction, which will push some out of the higher-cost producers out of the industry

Devil in retrospectivity detail of contribution caps - 05 May 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 05 May 2016

Glenn Freeman is a senior editor at Morningstar

NAB delivers $3.3bn profit, flat dividend - 05 May 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 May 2016

National Australia Bank (NAB) on Thursday announced a 6.5 per cent rise in cash profit, a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big four banks, to $3.3 billion for the half year to the end of March 2016

Market Index Performance l April 2016 - 04 May 2016

Author: Morningstar
Date: 04 May 2016

Contribution caps cause for concern for SMSFs - 04 May 2016

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 04 May 2016

High net wealth individuals, particularly those with high super balances, higher income earners and workers aged 55 to 65 years of age are among the key groups to lose out in the Federal Budget 2016

Australia's ETF boom to continue - 04 May 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 04 May 2016

The boom in Australia's exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry is here to stay, bringing increased choice and lower costs to investors, according to Morningstar research analyst Alex Prineas

Australian IPOs outperform broader market - 03 May 2016

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

ANZ's dividend cut, profit slumps - 03 May 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 May 2016

Australian and New Zealand Banking Group's (ANZ) cash profit for the half year ended 31 March 2016 fell 24 per cent on the same half in the prior year to $2.8 billion

Treat market with caution - 02 May 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 02 May 2016

Overview

Euro area's ticking fiscal time bomb - 02 May 2016

Author: Darren Williams
Date: 02 May 2016

Final government deficit and debt data for 2015 have just been published

Westpac's interim result shy of forecasts - 02 May 2016

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 02 May 2016

Westpac Group (WBC) on Monday announced a cash profit--a preferred measure of profitability among the big banks which excludes one-off items--of $3.9 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2016, up 3 per cent on the previous corresponding half year

A case for quality investing - 29 Apr 2016

Author: Wells Fargo
Date: 29 Apr 2016

If you believe the Street's consensus, market volatility could be sticking around for the remainder of 2016

Staying the course - 28 Apr 2016

Author: Matthews Asia
Date: 28 Apr 2016

As an investor within Asian capital markets, the years since the turn of the decade can be most aptly described as volatile

Federal election unlikely to boost nation's fortunes - 28 Apr 2016

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

Cashing in on rising rates of Chinese tourism - 27 Apr 2016

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

Rocky start to 2016 - 27 Apr 2016

Author: Greg Meier
Date: 27 Apr 2016

Equities whipsawed from bear market to bull run last quarter as global recession fears collided with an increasingly dovish policy stance at the US Federal Reserve

ETF or ETP: What's the difference? - 27 Apr 2016

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 27 Apr 2016

All ETFs are ETPs, but not all ETPs are ETFs

Risks to China outlook intensify - 26 Apr 2016

Author: AllianceBernstein
Date: 26 Apr 2016

A consistent theme in our China research has been to acknowledge the risks inherent in the country's plan to rebalance its economy from an investment-driven model to one in which consumption plays a greater role

Bear market prognosis under threat - 26 Apr 2016

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 26 Apr 2016

Overview

Running an SMSF: How to deal with the ATO - 22 Apr 2016

Author: Julie Hartley
Date: 22 Apr 2016

To err is human and it is the Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) job to make sure trustees understand when they have done something wrong and why it happened

Preparing your SMSF for financial year-end - 21 Apr 2016

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 21 Apr 2016

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