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Date: 14 Sep 2016
Amid subdued expectations, which were the biggest winners and losers? Morningstar's head of equities research, Peter Warnes, said the 2016 season "was reasonable and a little better than generally expected" under the circumstances.
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
Date: 29 Jul 2016
"If you look at SMSFs, most of them over the last few years have underperformed--when you look at the risk and return, these SMSFs have got almost double the risk of a diversified growth managed fund," says Robin Bowerman, head of market strategy and communications, Vanguard Australia
Date: 03 May 2013
An HSBC survey of fund managers has found that a majority remained positive about equities into the second quarter of this year
Date: 07 Mar 2016
In announcing the winners of the Australian Morningstar Awards 2016, Morningstar Australasia director of manager research ratings, Tom Whitelaw, said Hyperion "deserved applause for its unwavering commitment to thorough bottom-up research and commitment to maintaining its disciplined investment style through the trials and tribulations of the investment cycle"
Date: 25 Aug 2016
Shares of Iluka Resources (ASX: ILU) were nearly 7 per cent lower at midday on Thursday, after the mineral sands miner reported a net loss of $20.9 million for the half year to 30 June 2016
Date: 20 Jan 2016
While many people view the Australian economy as being dominated by resources and commodity prices, in reality, this is not actually the case
Date: 07 Nov 2016
Most Australian active funds were outperformed by their respective benchmark over one, three and five-year periods, according to the latest S&P Dow Jones SPIVA Australia Scorecard
Date: 18 Nov 2016
The outlook for Australian miners has improved dramatically in recent weeks as iron ore and coal price have jumped, taking the share prices of the big miners higher, buoyed by the unexpected US election outcome
Date: 07 Sep 2016
When deciding whether or not to dip into emerging market funds, timing actually means very little, according to Jeff Johnson, head of investment strategy at index fund manager Vanguard
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)
Date: 22 Nov 2016
Italy's populist forces scored their biggest success so far in 2016 when candidates for the Five Star Movement were elected mayors of Rome and Turin in June
Date: 11 Dec 2015
Japan's population is ageing--faster than any other country in the world
Date: 15 Aug 2016
Retailer JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) on Monday announced a fiscal 2016 net profit of $152.2 million and earnings per share (EPS) of 153.8 cents a share, up 11.5 per cent on the previous year and ahead of Morningstar's expectations for a profit of $145 million and EPS of 144.9 cents a share
Date: 07 Sep 2016
Australian large capitalisation stocks have struggled through 2016 following a bad year in 2015, and some experts believe that underperformance could diminish into 2017
Date: 12 Apr 2016
Some listed investment companies (LICs) can offer the best of both worlds--lower costs compared to traditional managed funds while at the same time being actively managed, offering the potential to outperform benchmark indices and rival exchange-traded funds (ETFs)
Date: 05 Dec 2016
Date: 16 Nov 2016
Date: 24 Oct 2016
Most people don't really like change, preferring the status quo; for the purpose of writing this weekly report, some change would be welcome
Date: 27 Jul 2016
This Australian wholesaler of a ground-breaking Hepatitis C cure will benefit from the Turnbull government's $1-billion commitment to eradicating the disease over five years
Date: 16 Aug 2016
Mirvac Group (ASX: MGR) on Tuesday announced an operating profit after tax of $482 million for fiscal 2016, up 6 per cent on the prior year and slightly above Morningstar's forecast for a profit of $478.3 million
Date: 27 Oct 2016
National Australia Bank's (ASX: NAB) fiscal 2016 cash profit--a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big four Australian banks which strips out one-off items--rose 4.2 per cent to $6.48 billion
Date: 18 Aug 2016
Origin Energy (ASX: ORG) on Thursday announced an underlying profit from continuing operations of $354 million for fiscal 2016, down 41 per cent on the previous year and below Morningstar's expectations for a profit of $364 million
Date: 30 Jul 2015
We spend a significant amount of time explaining to investors our process for entering and exiting investments
Date: 15 Sep 2016
"The single biggest change in the 16 years we've been running Perennial is the rise of the SMSFs," Murray says
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
Date: 21 Jul 2016
First, the good news for residential property investors
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