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23/05/2017 | 10:55 AM  International share ownership among Australian investors is rising, but domestic exchange-listed companies are still preferred, according to a new study from Deloitte and the ASX.

19/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Politicians need to realise capital is mobile and labour is becoming increasingly so, particularly for those in the upper-wage high-tax brackets, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

19/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Investors should always choose carefully when it comes to resources stocks, using Morningstar's moat ratings as a guide to the sector's superior businesses.

18/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Amid macroeconomic talk of reflation and synchronised global growth, companies in cyclical industries have outperformed, according to Bennelong Australian Equity Partners.

12/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  The Treasurer's warning to the big banks against passing the budget levy impost on to customers shows he doesn't understand how the banking system works.

11/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  The Federal Budget should have a positive effect on Australian healthcare companies, with the changes to Medicare rebates and pathology and imaging bulk-billing a shot in the arm for the sector.

11/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  With Aussie businesses spending a record $3.87 billion on software in the December 2016 quarter alone, several ASX-listed companies are set to continue reaping the benefits.

11/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Prices will move around, but it gets incrementally harder for market prices to push further and further away from the fundamental drivers of the market.

10/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  If unable to pass on costs associated with the proposed 6 basis-point levy, bank profits and dividends could dive 4 to 5 per cent, in a significant hit to shareholders and customers.

10/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Australian banks will wear a new levy on liabilities to partly fund the unwinding of spending cuts in what is viewed as an overtly political budget.

09/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  The Commonwealth Bank reports a $2.4-billion unaudited third-quarter cash profit on the back of solid income growth, cost discipline, and sound credit quality.

09/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Markets heave a sigh of relief as Emmanuel Macron's election lays to rest fears of a French exit from the European Union.

08/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Australia's oldest bank delivers an in-line half-year cash profit of $4 billion, following a standout performance from its institutional business.

05/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Macquarie's full-year dividend surprises on the upside after the investment bank records a better-than-expected annual net profit of $2.2 billion.

05/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Ahead of Tuesday's federal budget, Morningstar's Peter Warnes is finding it a challenge to be enthusiastic about Australia's economic outlook.

04/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  The major bank delivers a 2.3 per cent rise in half-year profit and a steady 99-cent dividend for the half year to the end of March, broadly in line with Morningstar's expectations.

02/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  ANZ delivers a 23 per cent increase in cash profit and a steady dividend for the first half of FY17 as the bank continues to progress with its strategic transformation.

02/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Australia's largest supermarket retailer's 3Q17 sales figures show momentum has held up, with its core food division up 5.6 per cent to $9.2 million, from $8.8 million in the same period 2016.

02/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  These two companies with large theme park operations have faced significant challenges in recent times. Morningstar senior equity analyst Brian Han explains how they've fared.

01/05/2017 | 12:43 PM  Despite the slightly disappointing results of a European medical treatment trial, Morningstar maintains its positive outlook for this oncology-focused medical device company.

27/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  What investors can expect from Morningstar's roll-out of its star rating methodology across Australian and New Zealand stocks, as explained by the regional director of equity research, Adam Fleck.

28/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  The looming structural shift in Chinese demand for iron ore and coal will have a monumental effect, while fundamental differences in the way oil and gas are consumed versus mined commodities should see demand stay higher for longer.

28/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Morningstar's Peter Warnes looks at a company which, like TPG Telecom, possesses a long-term strategic focus leveraged to Australia's population growth.

27/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  The rush of companies raising capital on the ASX to cultivate medicinal cannabis is likely to continue, given a high unmet need for effective pain management.

26/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Research shows that how a stock reacts to company news in turn affects the company's decision-making in a sort of feedback loop.

24/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Both companies are leaders in their respective fields of mining and gas production, but Morningstar anticipates quite different earnings patterns for 2017 and beyond.

24/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  The narrow moat-rated Coke bottler has downgraded its earnings forecast for fiscal 2017. But does this mean that investors should bail out of the stock?

24/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  With the federal government aiming to wind back healthcare spending, there are some quality stocks now trading at a discount to their fair values.

20/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  TPG Telecom CEO David Teoh's mobile spectrum purchase is illustrative of long-term vision, given the likely growth in Australia's population over the next 50 years.

19/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Australia's ongoing economic performance--and that of some of our biggest companies--hinges on China's consumption of our commodities exports.

13/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Investors should be aware of the presence of a rapidly growing cult within the global financial community, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

13/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Australia and New Zealand director of equity and credit research, Adam Fleck, explains how Morningstar determines a company's worth using discounted cash flow analysis.

13/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Large-cap ASX stocks outperformed their small-cap counterparts over the past year but whether the outperformance continues will depend on the banking sector and the major miners.

12/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  While the rising cost of debt and the "Amazon effect" are headwinds to the A-REIT sector, there are still opportunities to be found.

11/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Even if the vast majority of stocks will be poor investments, most equity portfolios will do just fine, says Morningstar's John Rekenthaler.

11/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Australian company dividend payouts are forecast to hit all-time highs for the earnings season ending June 2017, with potential implications for investors.

10/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  Iron ore, coal, lithium, and uranium: some end-markets will rise and others will fall behind, says Morningstar commodities and resources analyst David Wang.

10/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  The increase in market capitalisation of the listed investment company sector is a function of a number of factors, according to Morningstar's Michael Malseed.

07/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  While the housing market is regularly described as the major risk to the Australian economy, it is stronger than many people think, Morningstar's David Ellis says.

07/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  While share markets both in Australia and the US look set to continue their ascent in 2017, an aggressive rise in interest rates from the Fed could stop the bull in its tracks.

04/04/2017 | 12:43 PM  While this private hospital operator's new managing director and CEO may have his work cut out for him, there are several tailwinds blowing in this ASX-listed stock's favour.

31/03/2017 | 12:43 PM  Market expectations of a fast track to pro-growth taxation reform and fiscal stimulus in the US have been derailed in the short term, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.


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