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06/04/2018 | 10:28 AM  The reporting season for these companies was reasonable despite economic growth still below the long-term trend.

15/12/2017 | 2:16 PM  While market momentum at home and abroad remains positive into the end of 2017, shifting economic fortunes in China and the US will likely see this slow across 2018 and 2019, says Peter Warnes, head of equities research, Morningstar Australia.


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20/04/2018 | 4:36 PM  The damning scrutiny of the wealth management operations of Commonwealth Bank, ANZ Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac hurts their brands, but is far from fatal, writes Emma Rapaport.

20/04/2018 | 12:32 PM  Amid trade tensions, heightened volatility in global equity markets and a quartet of egotistical leaders striding the world stage now is the time for investors to sharpen their own assessment of uncertainty before plunging in.

20/04/2018 | 9:01 AM  The Australian share market is set to open lower following a dip in US stocks, base metal prices and waning demand for smartphones.

19/04/2018 | 2:01 PM  Once-in-a-decade regulatory challenges from a royal commission and a lucrative cricket TV rights contract win are among key issues investors must weigh in assessing several key Australian stocks.

18/04/2018 | 4:59 PM  Investors should focus on the bank's robust intrinsic value rather than claims of adviser misconduct, says Morningstar senior equity analyst David Ellis.

18/04/2018 | 1:47 PM  Fibre, 4G and consumer migration to pay television are creating investment opportunities in several markets--among other localised trends for Australian players such as Telstra.

18/04/2018 | 11:00 AM  The Commonwealth Games might be over, but Australia is still earning gold medals in the field of economic performance.

18/04/2018 | 10:17 AM  The International Monetary Fund has upgraded Australian growth but reiterated warnings about global trade tensions.

17/04/2018 | 4:47 PM  Investors should remain calm as revelations from round two of the Banking Royal Commission come to light, says Morningstar senior equity analyst David Ellis

17/04/2018 | 12:32 PM  Markets in the Asia-Pacific region edged higher on Tuesday as investors await US earnings results and Chinese GDP

16/04/2018 | 3:34 PM  Higher interest rates are hurting these large-cap infrastructure stocks, which are declining from their 2017 peaks and reverting to their fair values.

16/04/2018 | 10:01 AM  As news of the weekend's Syrian missile strike permeates global news headlines, it's timely to remind investors of sticking to plans and avoiding knee-jerk reaction.

16/04/2018 | 8:56 AM  E-commerce and demographics should benefit companies in industries such as retail and travel, even as sector valuations remain slightly high, according to a report from Morningstar US.

13/04/2018 | 3:49 PM  Google parent company Alphabet is the at the epicentre of global antitrust scrutiny, with investigations in Europe, Israel, South Korea, India and Japan.

13/04/2018 | 1:11 PM  Despite all the negative press, the major banks continue to benefit from surprisingly solid fundamentals, delivering modest earnings growth, writes Morningstar's David Ellis.

12/04/2018 | 11:31 AM  Strong fundamentals still make global technology companies a good bet, despite recent stumbles, according to BlackRock's Richard Turnill.

12/04/2018 | 11:06 AM  Mark Lamonica, who heads up Morningstar Australia's individual investor business, speaks with Adam Fleck, regional director of equity research, in our second Facebook Live event.

11/04/2018 | 9:09 AM  Though there are numerous themes within the technology space, Morningstar views the activity within cloud computing as the most important for investors.

11/04/2018 | 8:55 AM  Morningstar senior banks analyst David Ellis looks through the rhetoric around falling house prices and ongoing fallout from regulatory reviews into financial services.

10/04/2018 | 3:08 PM  These companies are each trading at prices substantially below Morningstar analysts' fair value estimates and with projected earnings-per-share growth of more than 4 per cent per annum.

09/04/2018 | 4:29 PM  Though many investors are likely unaware, the ASX isn't the only way to trade directly in equities, ETFs, warrants and other securities.

09/04/2018 | 10:54 AM  Leading our most-read articles were features on fund manager insights; market views on the latest RBA rate announcement; and Morningstar's perspective on hybrids if Labor's proposed dividend imputation changes are introduced.

06/04/2018 | 4:47 PM  Telstra shares have plummeted to their lowest level since November 2011 and many investors are now facing a considerable loss on their shares.

06/04/2018 | 10:27 AM  Morningstar's Adam Fleck reflects on the tumultuous time investors have endured over recent months, and explains the current pricing trend of the Australian equity market.

04/04/2018 | 4:16 PM  With few exceptions, equity analysts still see mined commodity and miner share prices as overvalued, propped up by the sustained Chinese stimulus.

03/04/2018 | 10:26 AM  Australian household wealth hit new highs in the December 2017 quarter, boosted by higher share and property prices.

29/03/2018 | 12:54 PM  From cricket teams to geopolitics, cheating has hit the headlines, even as global equity markets weigh a potential US-China trade war; low Australian wage growth makes 2018 rate hikes less likely; and politicking continues around proposed imputation tax credit system changes.

27/03/2018 | 5:25 PM  Australian shares have closed higher led by the big miners following strong overnight leads from Wall Street as fears of a trade war between the US and China receded.

27/03/2018 | 9:29 AM  Adam Fleck, our Director of Equity Research in Australia, looks at the potential impact of the proposed coporate tax cut on our fair value estimate of Australian equities

23/03/2018 | 1:24 PM  When it comes to politicians tinkering with superannuation, 'meddle at your peril', Morningstar's Peter Warnes cautions.

21/03/2018 | 2:18 PM  JP Morgan's Omar Negyal highlights three emerging market equities paying attractive dividends.

20/03/2018 | 4:20 PM  The share price decline of the social media giant hasn't left it attractively priced.

19/03/2018 | 3:53 PM  The Donald Trump administration's newly announced tariffs for aluminium and steel imports, and the later carve-outs for allied countries including Australia, were already factored into Morningstar analysis.

16/03/2018 | 9:29 AM  US jobs, payroll data as Jerome's first FOMC meeting approaches; and battle lines form in Australia as super meddling potentially enters a new phase.

13/03/2018 | 12:22 PM  Though the US President's later clarifications on exemptions softened the blow, a global trade war remains a real possibility, with potential implications for mining companies.

09/03/2018 | 9:14 AM  Have we witnessed the first shot in a global trade war? Is inflation disproportionately hitting retirees?

05/03/2018 | 12:53 PM  Margin lending was all the rage leading up to the GFC, but their popularity with investors has declined dramatically.

01/03/2018 | 8:35 AM  The combination of lukewarm demand for bonds and pressure-cooker labour market conditions could be an unpalatable cocktail which releases tethered, impatient bond bears.

01/03/2018 | 10:40 AM  Orica says it expects operational issues and writedowns to cut its first-half earnings before interest and tax by nearly $400m.

28/02/2018 | 2:37 PM  Westpac's chief financial officer has told the Productivity Commission that Australian banks are not highly profitable just because they make large profits.

28/02/2018 | 2:00 PM  Adelaide Brighton's full-year profit has slipped 2.3 per cent to $182m after the cement and masonry supplier took a hit from the discovery it had been underpaid for some supplies.

28/02/2018 | 1:50 PM  Harvey Norman's half-year net profit has slumped with franchisees' earnings falling and as the group's dairy investments have soured.

27/02/2018 | 2:21 PM  Iluka has lifted full-year revenue almost 40 per cent due to surging sales and higher prices for its products but impairments have weighed on the bottom line.

27/02/2018 | 12:35 PM  Rio Tinto has agreed to offload a bundle of aluminium assets including an Icelandic smelter for a total $345 million.

27/02/2018 | 12:26 PM  Cabcharge has reduced its first-half loss, thanks to its expanded taxi fleet helping lift revenue in the face of growing competition from ride-sharing services such as Uber.

27/02/2018 | 12:17 PM  Fuel retailer Caltex Australia will spend up to $120m in buying out its franchisees to have only company owned service stations by 2020.

27/02/2018 | 10:07 AM  Isenita chief executive John Croll has quit his position on the same day the media monitoring group announced a $4m half-year loss.

27/02/2018 | 10:02 AM  In his annual letter to shareholders, Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett makes the case for sticking with "big, 'easy' decisions" and reaffirms that Berkshire is ready and willing to take on a big deal--if the price is right.


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