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Date: 20 Jun 2013
This week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Australia chief economist Saul Eslake was the latest analyst to flag the possibility of an Australian recession
Date: 24 Nov 2016
Sydney Airport (ASX: SYD) surged 89 per cent over the past three calendar years
Date: 09 Jul 2013
Alumina shares were up $3.50, or 3.5 per cent, at $1.035 at noon AEST
Date: 15 Nov 2016
The defensive, bond-like characteristics of infrastructure stocks have appealed to both institutional and retail investors in recent years, drawn by their income potential relative to low fixed-income yields
Date: 06 Jun 2013
Australian-listed property companies are returning to 2003-era attractiveness for investors, according to commentary from State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)
Date: 25 Nov 2013
China is entering a multi-year period of slower growth, but we consider its future growth robust and sustainable when compared with overall global GDP growth
Date: 30 Jun 2016
The "Leave" campaign successfully won with a majority of 51.9 per cent compared with the 48.1 per cent of the "Remain" campaign
Date: 19 Oct 2016
Over the last couple of years, the small-cap market has remained pretty stable with good growth and a high degree of certainty
Date: 23 Nov 2016
A significant proportion of eligible Australians are unaware of this deadline, and don't properly understand the proposed changes in how their super assets will be taxed, according to Michael Hutton, head of wealth management, HLB Mann Judd
Date: 17 Sep 2014
It was only a couple of years ago when the collapse of the Trio Capital left 6,000 people without their superannuation savings
Date: 29 Nov 2016
One of the quickest trades that followed the 8 November election victory of Donald Trump was the selling out of bond funds, with investors piling into stocks as investors took on more risk with the promise of greater US growth
Date: 04 Sep 2014
There has been ample analysis of the macroeconomic consequences of the terms-of-trade (ToT) shock that Australia has undergone as the resources investment boom has tapered
Date: 09 Aug 2016
Sales revenue rose 23 per cent year over year to $1.158 billion, with growth delivered across all product categories and regions, the hearing implant maker said in a statement to the ASX
Date: 23 Feb 2016
As we get older we know how important it is to focus on building our superannuation for retirement, but have you ever considered getting your children started on building their superannuation? The earlier our children start contributing towards building their superannuation, the better off they will be in their retirement.
Date: 08 Nov 2016
Markets traditionally rally into Christmas, but looking at price levels as at 2 November, the S&P/ASX 200 was up just 2.4 per cent over the year and well off its year-high levels of 5611 in July
Date: 06 Sep 2016
As far as global equity markets are concerned, Australia took the wooden spoon last week
Date: 20 Nov 2013
A lot has been written about the rapid growth of Australia's exchange-traded funds (ETF) market, which recently passed $9 billion in assets
Date: 06 Jan 2015
Short-term investing is an oxymoron
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
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
Date: 20 Sep 2016
In 1968, Prime Minister John Gorton, fearful that looser controls on capital in Europe and the US would lead to foreign takeovers of Australian companies, told the then state-based stock exchanges to force their listed companies to restrict voting rights to locally based shareholders
Date: 12 Jul 2016
So, which asset classes might perform better in the new financial year? Small was beautiful in the year to 30 June, with the S&P/ASX 200 Index posting its first fall in four years, dropping by 4.1 per cent to finish at 5,233.
Date: 23 Aug 2016
Healthscope Limited (ASX: HSO) has recorded a 25.1 per cent lift in net operating profit to $194.6 million for fiscal 2016, broadly in line with Morningstar's forecast, following a "robust" performance from its hospitals and New Zealand pathology businesses
Date: 21 Mar 2016
If you're planning to invest in offshore assets, then the decision about whether or not to hedge your currency exposure is an important one as movements in the Australian dollar can either erode or add value to your investment
Date: 01 Nov 2016
As all subscribers to various Morningstar products would know, the moat rating is a cornerstone of the company's investment philosophy
Date: 22 Nov 2016
Morningstar UK fund analyst Kenneth Lamont points out in a recent article that Japan has more to gain or lose from changes to US economic and foreign policy under a Trump presidency than most other countries
Date: 21 Sep 2016
The outlook for the gold sector is rosier now than it has been in recent years
Date: 29 Sep 2016
As part of our team discussions around how investors can achieve the best outcomes from their portfolios, Schroders recently conducted some analysis of ATO data on SMSF portfolios--looking in particular at asset allocations
Date: 10 Oct 2016
Shares of Australian upstream oil and gas explorer AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) have fallen from a peak of about 94 cents in July 2016 to around 66 cents as of 5 October 2016, a fall of close to 30 per cent.
Date: 10 Mar 2015
Investors tend to use the terms "asset allocation" and "diversification" interchangeably
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