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The Fed just can't get the nerve to turn the screwdriver right

23/09/2016 | 9:11 AM The US Federal Open Market Committee's decision to leave rates unchanged is a missed opportunity, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

Why China's debt-fuelled economic expansion can't keep happening

23/09/2016 | 9:11 AM China's difficulties in modernising its economy are only more apparent now that its debt pile has risen to what would be crisis levels in other countries.

India, China hold pockets of investment opportunity

22/09/2016 | 9:11 AM Romina Graiver, who heads up emerging market equities for fund manager William Blair, believes these could be a good fit for your portfolio--and here's why.

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Stock Stories

23/09/2016 | 9:04 AM  The US Federal Open Market Committee's decision to leave rates unchanged is a missed opportunity, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

21/09/2016 | 12:34 PM  Quality gold stocks can play a valuable diversification role in an Australian equity portfolio as investors navigate uncharted global economic conditions.

16/09/2016 | 3:55 PM  These two very different companies, JB Hi-Fi and Myer, have each fared quite differently as their retail sector continues to grapple with digital disruption.

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Fund Stories

23/09/2016 | 9:10 AM  China's difficulties in modernising its economy are only more apparent now that its debt pile has risen to what would be crisis levels in other countries.

22/09/2016 | 8:28 AM  Romina Graiver, who heads up emerging market equities for fund manager William Blair, believes these could be a good fit for your portfolio--and here's why.

22/09/2016 | 8:31 AM  While the blockchain is likely to be a major 21st century investment theme, it carries the risk of being overhyped in the short term, according to Fidelity's James Hickling.

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ETF Stories

08/08/2016 | 3:14 PM  In this edition of ETF Investor, Morningstar examines several ETFs that have displayed portfolio turnover quirks, and explores what that may mean for investors.

08/07/2016 | 3:14 PM  Due to markets going through cycles of "style rotation," fundamental-indexing strategies have tended to outperform traditional value indexing approaches historically, according to BetaShares.

05/07/2016 | 3:14 PM  While the Brexit drama could play out for some time to come as the UK government negotiates the terms of its departure from the EU, there are plenty of "safe havens" for Australian investors.

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SMSF Stories

22/09/2016 | 1:17 PM  Ensuring your pension withdrawals allow for longevity risk, contribution caps and market performance variables can be a delicate balancing act.

19/09/2016 | 8:49 AM  A separate written agreement may prevent a surviving spouse from being tempted to make departures from the original intent of a will, according to SUPERCentral's Brian Hor.

16/09/2016 | 8:00 AM  Australians who have 10 years left until they retire could consider using equity in their home to fund SMSF investing, while being neutrally or positively geared in case of redundancy, injury or illness.

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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
BWX BWX Limited 4.95 7.14
ILU Iluka Resources Limited 6.48 6.93
VRL Village Roadshow Limited 5.03 6.34
IFM Infomedia Limited 0.745 5.67
ECX Eclipx Group Limited 4.16 5.05
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WHC Whitehaven Coal Limited 2.40 -9.09
LNG Liquefied Natural Gas Limited 0.595 -6.30
CHC Charter Hall Group 5.06 -5.95
IPD ImpediMed Limited 1.59 -5.36
GXY Galaxy Resources Limited 0.305 -4.69
PRU Perseus Mining Limited 0.52 -4.59
SAR Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited 1.425 -4.36
SBM St Barbara Limited 2.96 -4.21
FMG Fortescue Metals Group Ltd 4.96 -3.88
OFX OFX Group Limited 1.865 -3.87
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