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Lex Hall  |  22 Jun 2018Text size  Decrease  Increase  |  
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Telstra, a perennial source of interest, topped our most read articles this week, this time with its radical restructure, while readers also pored over our overview of dual-listed stocks.

Telstra overhaul the jolt it need, says Morningstar

Morningstar has cautiously welcomed Telstra's much touted strategy update as a "jolt into action" the company needed as it battles rising competition. 

Understanding dual-listed stocks: 3 Aussie examples

As the dual-listed tech giants Alphabet and Facebook have drawn investor ire, these Australian-domiciled companies have also faced challenges.

Investing basics: how do your savings compare to those of your peers?

Do you wonder if your savings are on track? Check yourself against other Aussies at your stage of life.

True cost of an ETF: 4 things to consider

The expense ratio is just one of several costs investors need to consider before adding exchange-traded funds to an investment portfolio, says State Street's Susan A. Darroch. 

Australian banks beset by poor teamwork, overconfidence

A behavioural perspective on the financial advice failings inside Australia's largest bank, and what it means for the bottom line.

A new round of emerging market investment opportunties

While it may seem impossible to many, such an ambitious saving target is achievable, writes Morningstar's Karen Wallace.

Flight Centre cruises into headwinds

Shares in travel retail outlet Flight Centre have surged almost 40 per cent since the start of 2018, but Morningstar analysts say investors should fasten their seatbelts as the threat of online turbulence looms.

Why Telstra holds strong investor appeal

A favourite of Australian investors large and small, this major telco is trading at a 30 per cent discount to Morningstar's fair value estimate.

Aussie miners overvalued amid false price hopes, fall in China demand

Australian miners may have outperformed in the last few years but Morningstar says they continue to be overvalued because of false hopes commodity prices will stay high.

Chess and the looming investment revolution

The mid-1990s chess match between Garry Kasparov and Deep Blue is an interesting analogy for what's happening in the investment world.

 

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Lex Hall is a Morningstar content, based in Sydney.

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