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The risks of passive investing; small-cap funds that went from worst to first; why Coles and Woolworths face a new normal of profit margins and how much is enough to retire?

Low interest rates, volatile stock markets, ongoing US-China trade uncertainty and UK's looming Brexit election are a few reasons investors may be leaning toward gold as a safe-haven asset.

Why Westpac's scandal will outlive that of Commonwealth Bank; fund managers bearish on big miners; encouraging signals from Telstra and an unusual tax policy tip for Treasurer Frydenberg.

A slowing economy, trade tariffs and protests in nearby Hong Kong has seen investors shy away from China in recent months, but they could be missing out on a growth opportunity

With record low interest rates and weakening growth, investors are looking beyond traditional assets for sources of return, writes Andrew Lockhart.

Domestic Asian stocks can offer investors a refuge from slowing global growth and trade tariffs, says Aberdeen Standard's James Thom.

Last week's failed $3 billion IPO attempt by credit provider and self-styled buy-now-pay-later company Latitude was a surprise to many market participants, as the float sank on poor investor quality.

High household debt is nothing to worry about, says a new report from the Reserve Bank of Australia, which suggests incomes are sufficient to service the rising debt levels.

Fairly priced for the current low rate environment.

It’s not just sports fans paying close attention to Japan, which is in the midst of hosting Asia’s first Rugby World Cup and gearing up for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The hunt for yield just got tougher as the RBA cut the cash rate to a historic low of 0.75 per cent, reducing the cost of borrowing for the third time in five months.

Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud founded a company that offered investors up to 9pc a year, but now they are braced for a 97pc capital loss.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has today touched-down in Hanoi, at a time when strained US-China trade relations could transform Vietnam from a holiday destination to an Asia-Pacific economic hub.

China's economic slowdown began before the trade war and the Middle Kingdom is using it to justify slower growth, a new Morningstar report suggests.

China branded ‘currency manipulator’ by US for letting its currency fall to a 10-year low against the dollar, spooking local and global markets.

It has been an impressive year for gold and further gains in its price can be expected as investors pile into the precious metal renowned as a safe haven asset, writes VanEck's Arian Neiron.