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Date: 05 Jan 2016
In our previous article we generally discussed managing risk through life insurance and estate planning
Date: 11 Aug 2016
Global fund manager Magellan Financial Group (ASX: MFG) on Thursday announced $198.4 million in net profits after tax for fiscal 2016, up 14 per cent on fiscal 2015
Date: 23 Jun 2016
But the changes highlight how a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) may be well-placed to take advantage of the changes by providing retirees with the ability to plan and manage their tax settings in a single vehicle
Date: 24 Nov 2016
Real estate investment trusts and telcos are out, and banks are back in, according to Geoff Wilson, chairman and portfolio manager, Wilson Asset Management
Date: 17 Aug 2016
Property conglomerate Stockland Group (ASX: SGP) on Wednesday reported underlying earnings of $660 million for fiscal 2016, up 8.5 per cent on fiscal 2015
Date: 14 Mar 2016
Our sun--a rather tiny star in the galactic scheme of things--seems inexhaustible
Date: 04 Aug 2016
The Melbourne-based company's net profit after tax (NPAT) for the full year dropped by 49 per cent to $169.7 million, although the previous year's result reflected a favourable tax payment
Date: 28 Sep 2016
TPG Telecom (ASX: TPM) shares have tumbled recently as competition ramps up in the broadband market, and Vocus Communications (ASX: VOC) and Telstra (ASX: TLS) are suffering too as margins come under pressure with the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN)
Date: 11 Aug 2016
Telstra Limited (ASX: TLS) has dialled up a profit rise and reaffirmed its earnings guidance for the year to 30 June, in a "boring" but solid result for the Australian telecommunications carrier
Date: 13 Aug 2015
Companies covered in this report: • Telstra (TLS)
Date: 11 Feb 2016
"It's quality, rather than quantity, that matters." The quote may sound like a tag line from a 1950's advertisement, but surprisingly it comes from Roman Emperor Nero's tutor and adviser, Lucius Seneca.
Date: 07 Jun 2016
That attitude might need to change, at least according to some analysts
Date: 19 May 2016
Morningstar has long urged investors to seek companies with sustainable competitive advantages but with attractive valuations
Date: 08 May 2013
The Trust Company (TRU) has agreed to a "compelling" acquisition by Perpetual (PPT) , after receiving a higher price per share offer than that put forth by Equity Trustees (EQT)
Date: 06 Jul 2016
Mayne Pharma expects the acquisition of the 37 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved products, as well as another five that are awaiting approval from the FDA, to propel the company into the top 25 retail generic drug companies in the US
Date: 28 Nov 2016
Newcrest Mining (ASX: NCM) last week held an investor day in Sydney, and while nothing "earth-shattering" may have shaken loose from the presentation, it nonetheless reaffirmed Morningstar's view of the overall quality of the gold miner
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
Date: 09 Aug 2016
Roads infrastructure company Transurban Group (ASX: TCL) on Tuesday announced a distribution of 23 cents a share for the second half of fiscal 2016, including a 3.5-cent a share fully franked component
Date: 01 Aug 2016
What might investors expect? Firstly, a look at what Treasurer Scott Morrison proposed in his pre-election budget:
Date: 17 Sep 2015
The newly installed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was among the key topics of discussion at a media event held with a number of fund managers this week
Date: 22 Aug 2016
Utilities, like many infrastructure businesses, have long been a favourite among investors for regularly paying dividends and being considered relatively safe, or defensive, investments
Date: 25 Mar 2015
Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan once said that "we drive into the future using only our rear-view mirror"
Date: 20 Aug 2015
Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers (WES)
Date: 25 Feb 2015
Companies covered in this report: • Westfield Group (WFD)
Date: 07 Jan 2015
One of the most important principles of investing is called "diversification"
Date: 16 May 2016
In the Formula One car race just held in Melbourne the difference between first and fifth place was 59 seconds
Date: 26 Sep 2016
The older we get the less active we become
Date: 15 Nov 2016
In late September, the government released the second tranche of proposed superannuation changes, which covers the pension transfer balance cap, concessional contribution changes, catch-up concessional contributions and the removal of the earnings tax exemption for transition-to-retirement pensions
Date: 16 Jun 2016
In a sector where active management often yields results, choosing the right fund can prove rewarding
Date: 27 Nov 2015
A slowing economy, mixed consumer and business confidence, and a weakening currency have all put pressure on the Aussie retail sector
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