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Articles from: China's fall and the impact on ETFs - 07 Aug 2015 to New legislative changes affecting SMSFs - 09 Jul 2015

China's fall and the impact on ETFs - 07 Aug 2015

Author: Alex Prineas
Date: 07 Aug 2015

There is a fascinating story unfolding in China

Rio Tinto's profit beats expectations - 06 Aug 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Aug 2015

Global mining giant Rio Tinto (RIO) on Thursday announced a 43 per cent fall in first-half 2015 underlying earnings to US$2.9 billion

ATO highlights common SMSF traps - 06 Aug 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 06 Aug 2015

The penalty regime for self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) under the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been in place for a year

Market Index Performance l July 2015 - 05 Aug 2015

Author: Morningstar
Date: 05 Aug 2015

Low rates are part of the problem - 04 Aug 2015

Author: Bill Gross
Date: 04 Aug 2015

I'm not what you would call a "prayerful" type of guy

Suncorp's fiscal 2015 earnings in line - 04 Aug 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 04 Aug 2015

Suncorp Group (SUN) on Tuesday announced a profit for the financial year to 30 June 2015 of $1.1 billion, an increase of 55 per cent

Momentum indicators improving - 03 Aug 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 03 Aug 2015


How high can Australia's property markets rise? - 03 Aug 2015

Author: Rob Mead
Date: 03 Aug 2015

Australia's targeted approach to two hot property markets, in Sydney and Melbourne, is kicking in at a time when the overall economy faces headwinds

Headwinds for retailers may blow hard - 31 Jul 2015

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 31 Jul 2015

Australian retailers could be set to face tough times ahead, with headwinds assaulting them on several fronts

Prospects in the great equity re-rating - 31 Jul 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 31 Jul 2015

The era of zero interest rates are drawing to an end with financial markets paving the way for a rate rise (albeit gradual) by the US Federal Reserve -- the first hike since 2004

Assets SMSFs are looking to buy - 30 Jul 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 30 Jul 2015

Low interest rates are driving self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) trustees to reallocate their assets, with the proportion of cash in portfolios falling, a study by the SMSF Association has found

Overcoming emotional investing - 30 Jul 2015

Author: Karl Siegling
Date: 30 Jul 2015

We spend a significant amount of time explaining to investors our process for entering and exiting investments

Seeking high-quality stocks in rollercoaster markets - 29 Jul 2015

Author: Garry Laurence
Date: 29 Jul 2015

Happy new financial year! For those of you who have been enjoying the northern hemisphere summer and have not been watching the markets, you might be thinking that not much has changed over the past few weeks! In reality, global stock markets have gone on a rollercoaster and have ended up back at June highs

Will gold regain its lustre? - 28 Jul 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 28 Jul 2015


China ride bumpy but set to reward long-term investors - 28 Jul 2015

Author: Arian Neiron
Date: 28 Jul 2015

If nothing else, the unpredictability of mainland China's A-shares market over the past few weeks has been attention-grabbing

Could Australia slide into a Greece-like scenario? - 27 Jul 2015

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 27 Jul 2015

Herbert Stein (1916 to 1999) was a US economist who was influential in his time

Top stock picks for fiscal 2016 - 24 Jul 2015

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 24 Jul 2015

Plunging oil prices helped Qantas Airways (QAN) fly away with the prize for the top ASX 200 stock for fiscal 2015

Economic update - 23 Jul 2015

Author: Morningstar
Date: 23 Jul 2015

Signs the US recovery is solid - 22 Jul 2015

Author: Rick Rieder
Date: 22 Jul 2015

Many market observers lately have been making some pretty pessimistic evaluations of the US economy, declaring that it's stagnating and soft

Finding growth in emerging markets - 20 Jul 2015

Author: Simon Dorricott
Date: 20 Jul 2015

Emerging market investors had a difficult time in 2014, with returns lagging developed markets

Currency markets near turning point - 20 Jul 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 20 Jul 2015


6 lessons from a true investor - 17 Jul 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 17 Jul 2015

A true investor should aim to generate a satisfactory return on capital over time while minimising the risk of capital loss, according to Magellan Financial Group (MFG) chief investment officer Hamish Douglass

Did investors get it wrong with China? - 16 Jul 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 16 Jul 2015

Last week, the AMP Capital China Growth Fund (AGF) was hit by a plunging Chinese stock market

Investing on borrowed time - 15 Jul 2015

Author: Matthew Booker
Date: 15 Jul 2015

The old saying to "sell in May and go away" certainly rang true this year, with the Small Ordinaries Index giving up nearly all of its calendar year gains in the month of June

10 ways to avoid hasty market decisions - 14 Jul 2015

Author: Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Date: 14 Jul 2015

1) Volatility is a normal part of long-term investing From time to time, there will inevitably be volatility in stock markets as investors react to changes in economic, political and corporate environments

Staring into an abyss - 13 Jul 2015

Author: Scott Minerd
Date: 13 Jul 2015

With a resounding "no" vote on the Greek referendum to accept the terms of Europe's proposed "bailout," market pundits are out in force talking about the coming turmoil

Keep eye on key support levels - 13 Jul 2015

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 13 Jul 2015


China's stock bubble bursts - 10 Jul 2015

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 10 Jul 2015

China's stock-market bubble has popped, with the Shanghai bourse's 30 per cent fall since its peak on 12 June wiping out more than US$3.5 trillion in equity values

2 quality stocks in a weak market - 09 Jul 2015

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 09 Jul 2015

The article, Greek crisis presents buying opportunity , explained how a big market event such as that currently playing out in Europe often provides an opportunity for investors to buy stocks at a discount

New legislative changes affecting SMSFs - 09 Jul 2015

Author: Melanie Dunn
Date: 09 Jul 2015

New legislation was passed on 19 March 2015 removing the double taxation of after-tax superannuation contributions made in excess of the cap (currently $180,000 a year)

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