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Assessing the exposure to Brexit

30/06/2016 | 11:16 AM Against the murky post-Brexit backdrop, it will be useful for Australian investors to understand the exposure of local-rated strategies to the UK and European share markets.

SMSFs may be underexposed to global markets

30/06/2016 | 11:16 AM Self-managed super funds are considerably underweight global markets, with a less than 1 per cent exposure to overseas direct assets among Australian SMSFs, according to Andrew Alcock, managing director of HUB24.

Asia bonds offer diversity beyond China

30/06/2016 | 11:16 AM While it might be tempting to assume other Asian bond markets should be avoided until China's prospects improve, it would be a mistake to underestimate the variety of opportunity available in the region.

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Stock Stories

29/06/2016 | 12:30 PM  We cannot apply lessons from the past to learn about the future, nor we can look to those who made the right call last time, says Morningstar's John Rekenthaler.

28/06/2016 | 11:08 AM  Dan Kemp of Morningstar UK says investors need to keep cool, calm heads amid political and financial uncertainty as to what happens next following the Brexit vote.

28/06/2016 | 8:07 AM  Technology companies continue to enjoy a resurgence of popularity among retail investors, who are attracted by a range of factors including the sector's lower capital requirements and high growth characteristics.

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Fund Stories

30/06/2016 | 2:28 PM  Hamish Douglass, chief executive officer, Magellan Financial Group, explains why he believes we’re at an odd point in history with the Brexit vote, ineffectual central bank policies and volatile currencies.

30/06/2016 | 11:15 AM  Against the murky post-Brexit backdrop, it will be useful for Australian investors to understand the exposure of local-rated strategies to the UK and European share markets.

30/06/2016 | 11:15 AM  While it might be tempting to assume other Asian bond markets should be avoided until China's prospects improve, it would be a mistake to underestimate the variety of opportunity available in the region.

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ETF Stories

22/06/2016 | 8:36 AM  Most investors using ETFs are aware of the key benefits such as diversification, transparency and low cost, but one of the most unknown advantages of ETFs is their tax efficiency.

21/06/2016 | 10:01 AM  We have more borrowing, more leverage, more government debt relative to GDP than we have ever had with no attempt to get it down, says Vanguard founder Jack Bogle.

20/06/2016 | 2:20 PM  As the popularity of ETFs continues to skyrocket in Australia, Morningstar asks Jon Howie, head of iShares Australia how ongoing market volatility affects investors in this space.

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SMSF Stories

30/06/2016 | 8:42 AM  Self-managed super funds are considerably underweight global markets, with a less than 1 per cent exposure to overseas direct assets among Australian SMSFs, according to Andrew Alcock, managing director of HUB24.

29/06/2016 | 8:53 AM  While equity market weakness weighed on SMSFs in the March quarter, property and cash deposit exposures grew, reflecting a flight to the perceived safety of these asset classes.

27/06/2016 | 11:16 AM  The SMSF Association has hit back at criticism of self-managed super funds in a recent Fairfax newspaper, which claimed there are 1 million SMSF members "headed for financial defeat".

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All Ords* 89.4 1.7 5,310
ASX200* 91.0 1.8 5,233
NZ50 93.3 1.4 6,898
DJI 235.3 1.3 17,930
FTSE100 144.3 2.3 6,504
Nikkei225 9.1 0.1 15,576
HKSE 358.3 1.8 20,794
Shanghai -2.0 -0.1 2,930
CAC 42.2 1.0 4,237
DAX 67.8 0.7 9,680

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