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The real driver behind shareholder returns

20/04/2015 | 8:21 AM Despite a growing criticism of dividend imputation, Fidelity's Kate Howitt argues that the tax initiative has brought a number of benefits to investors.

The crucial link in wealth creation

17/04/2015 | 8:23 AM Assets such as stocks and bonds are used in asset allocation but this process is incomplete without considering one vital link.

Benefits of corporate trustees for SMSFs

16/04/2015 | 7:37 AM While the majority of SMSFs have individual trustees, there is no real benefit to this arrangement and all the advantages rest with the corporate trustee structure, HLB Mann Judd's Bruce Wigan says.

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Stock Stories

17/04/2015 | 8:19 AM  Morningstar's Peter Warnes makes a case for regular portfolio health check-ups, while also pointing out the dangers of "scramble-to-the-bottom" forecasting.

10/04/2015 | 8:31 AM  Morningstar's Peter Warnes shares his thoughts on the recently released tax discussion paper, the fate of Atlas Iron and Royal Dutch Shell's play for BG Group.

27/03/2015 | 8:11 AM  The Australian market can continue on its upward path as the quest for sustainable yield remains the driving force, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

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Fund Stories

20/04/2015 | 7:44 AM  Despite a growing criticism of dividend imputation, Fidelity's Kate Howitt argues that the tax initiative has brought a number of benefits to investors.

16/04/2015 | 11:21 AM  Economic update for the period ending 15 April 2015.

15/04/2015 | 8:22 AM  Want to maximise portfolio returns and minimise losses? Stick to a value approach and resist the urge to be backward-looking when it comes to performance.

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ETF Stories

31/03/2015 | 7:40 AM  While personal experience is a flawed teacher, investors can learn from history so they don't repeat the mistakes of past generations.

26/03/2015 | 8:14 AM  With myriad exchange-traded funds now on the market, it is important that investors choose the right one for their portfolio.

17/03/2015 | 7:47 AM  Since ETFs trade like shares, investors mistakenly evaluate their liquidity in the same way. But there are some important differences.

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SMSF Stories

17/04/2015 | 7:40 AM  Assets such as stocks and bonds are used in asset allocation but this process is incomplete without considering one vital link.

16/04/2015 | 7:38 AM  While the majority of SMSFs have individual trustees, there is no real benefit to this arrangement and all the advantages rest with the corporate trustee structure, HLB Mann Judd's Bruce Wigan says.

8/04/2015 | 8:30 AM  No investment is 100 per cent free of risk so here is a field guide to the key risks for investors in stocks, bonds, and yes, cash.

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US Market Barometer

News

25/11/2014 11:36:19 AM

Aristocrat lifts profit 10pc to $118m

19/11/2014 11:43:56 AM

Orica sells chemicals unit for $750m

19/11/2014 11:22:39 AM

James Hardie's 1H profit rises 7pc

5/11/2014 10:38:05 AM

CBA records $2.3bn 1Q profit

3/11/2014 10:14:21 AM

Westpac impresses with $7.6bn profit

31/10/2014 9:42:22 AM

ANZ lifts cash profit, dividends

30/10/2014 10:29:00 AM

NAB disappoints with cash profit fall
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
IPD ImpediMed Limited 0.915 8.93
WOR WorleyParsons Limited 10.96 8.73
SPL Starpharma Holdings Limited 0.545 6.86
ACR Acrux Limited 0.865 6.13
AFJ Affinity Education Group Limited 1.11 5.71
SEA Sundance Energy Australia Limited 0.615 5.13
KAR Karoon Gas Australia Ltd 2.75 4.56
WSA Western Areas Limited 3.47 4.20
BRU Buru Energy Limited 0.545 29.76
SXY Senex Energy Limited 0.395 2.60
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ANN Ansell Limited 27.95 -5.51
NAN Nanosonics Limited 1.63 -5.23
OGC OceanaGold Corporation 2.39 -5.16
NST Northern Star Resources Ltd 2.20 -4.76
SGH Slater & Gordon Limited 6.87 -4.72
FMG Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 1.87 -4.35
GXL Greencross Limited 7.20 -4.26
LYC Lynas Corporation Limited 0.045 -4.26
PBG Pacific Brands Limited 0.45 -4.26
HZN Horizon Oil Limited 0.115 -4.17
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