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Articles from: Is there value in the MYOB IPO? - 23 Apr 2015 to Volatility not an accurate risk measure - 25 Mar 2015

Is there value in the MYOB IPO? - 23 Apr 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 23 Apr 2015

The initial public offering (IPO) of MYOB may not have garnered the same fanfare as the much larger IPO of Medibank Private (MPL)

KiwiSaver Survey l March Quarter 2015 - 23 Apr 2015

Author: Tim Murphy
Date: 23 Apr 2015

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Can BHP keep paying dividends? - 22 Apr 2015

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

5 concepts to know when analysing stocks - 21 Apr 2015

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 21 Apr 2015

1) Economic moat A company with a very profitable business is like a castle that is constantly under attack by competitors

What a difference one day can make - 20 Apr 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 20 Apr 2015

Overview

The real driver behind shareholder returns - 20 Apr 2015

Author: Kate Howitt
Date: 20 Apr 2015

What a dreadful thing is the dividend-imputation tax system, if you believe its critics

MYOB IPO attracts due to cloud transition - 20 Apr 2015

Author: Morningstar analysts
Date: 20 Apr 2015

Daniel Mueller is Morningstar head of Asia-Pacific consumer research

The crucial link in wealth creation - 17 Apr 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Apr 2015

This week's article, 5 tips about asset allocation , focused on the role of strategic asset allocation in portfolio management

Benefits of corporate trustees for SMSFs - 16 Apr 2015

Author: Bruce Wigan
Date: 16 Apr 2015

Self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) must have trustees to take responsibility for the funds' activities

Economic update - 16 Apr 2015

Author: Morningstar
Date: 16 Apr 2015

An open letter to the Eurozone - 15 Apr 2015

Author: Harley Bassman
Date: 15 Apr 2015

Dear public policy mavens, As it has once again become fashionable to send an open letter to foreign dignitaries, now is certainly a propitious moment to help focus attention upon dissolving a perplexing financial impediment.

5 tips about asset allocation - 14 Apr 2015

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 14 Apr 2015

All investors must have a sensible asset allocation if they are to get the best out of their savings

Look for signs of a peak - 13 Apr 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Apr 2015

Overview

China's long march towards capitalism - 13 Apr 2015

Author: Diana Cawfield
Date: 13 Apr 2015

Amid the slowdown in China, with GDP growth at its most sluggish pace in 24 years, reforms are unfolding that may boost the world's second-largest economy

Market Index Performance l March 2015 - 09 Apr 2015

Author: Morningstar
Date: 09 Apr 2015

Is over-diversification a problem? - 09 Apr 2015

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 09 Apr 2015

In the overall scheme of investor problems, over-diversification isn't the worst sin

What risks lurk in each asset class - 08 Apr 2015

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 08 Apr 2015

Academics and finance professionals sometimes refer to the "risk-free rate of return" as a benchmark

Positive sign for global markets - 08 Apr 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 08 Apr 2015

Overview

US Federal Reserve faces headwinds - 07 Apr 2015

Author: Roger Bridges
Date: 07 Apr 2015

Since the March Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC) meeting, it is increasingly clear that the US Federal Reserve (Fed) believes the US economy is approaching a state where zero rates are no longer warranted

Make sure you SuperStream, not SuperScream - 06 Apr 2015

Author: Graeme Colley
Date: 06 Apr 2015

Do you have a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) that receives contributions from an employer with more than 20 employees? If you do, then the SuperStream changes may have an impact now

Avoid outliving your retirement savings - 03 Apr 2015

Author: Larissa Fernand
Date: 03 Apr 2015

While rising life expectancy is considered a good thing, there is a financial risk involved

4 top portfolio maintenance tips - 02 Apr 2015

Author: Christine Benz
Date: 02 Apr 2015

The bucket strategy for retirement income appears to be a model of simplicity, at least on the surface

Taxing times for trustees - 02 Apr 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Apr 2015

The federal government launched its much-awaited white paper on tax reform this week

3 key lessons from a top investor - 01 Apr 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 01 Apr 2015

Global investor and Platinum Asset Management (PTM) founder Kerr Neilson is one of the top investors in Australia

Aussie market relatively robust - 31 Mar 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 31 Mar 2015

Overview

The science of investing - 31 Mar 2015

Author: Samuel Lee
Date: 31 Mar 2015

Though it sometimes is hijacked by ideologues, the scientific method works

Can ECB policy heal Europe's ills? - 30 Mar 2015

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

5 key drivers of quality ETFs - 26 Mar 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Mar 2015

Last year, assets in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) hit a record high, according to Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management head of South-east Asia passive investments Sam Manchanda

News Corp's new threat - 26 Mar 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Mar 2015

The vast number of channels on pay television provide an endless stream of programming, including reality shows about fabulous nobodies that quickly became "water cooler content" -- think Honey Boo-Boo and Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Volatility not an accurate risk measure - 25 Mar 2015

Author: Dan Kemp
Date: 25 Mar 2015

Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan once said that "we drive into the future using only our rear-view mirror"

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