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Lex Hall  |  24 Sep 2018Text size  Decrease  Increase  |  
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Readers this week pored over our list of 10 bargain high-quality global equities, and again weighed the question of property versus shares, while also jockeying for attention was Australia's retention of a place in the top ten places for retirement wellbeing.  

10 bargain high-quality global equities

Chinese tech giants SINA and Tencent join Canadian uranium miner Cameco at the top of our list of international stocks trading at steep discounts to our fair value estimates.

Property versus shares: a question of timing

After the end of the housing boom in Sydney and Melbourne, have stocks gained the upper hand or is bricks and mortar a better option?

Australia ranked 6th for retirement wellbeing

Australia has retained its position among the top 10 best places for retirees because of improvements in financial security and health, according to a survey of 43 countries.

Investing Basics: understanding your listed investment company

Listed investment companies (LICs) have been a niche segment of the Australian investing landscape for 90 years. However, in recent years, they have experienced somewhat of a renaissance. 

Dividend growth tipped to flatten

Dividend payout figures ticked up again in the 2018 financial year, climbing more than 10 per cent to about $40bn, from $35bn last year, according to Morningstar's head of equity research, Peter Warnes.

Why yield and income aren't the same thing

There is a place in portfolios for high-paying investments that will maintain their distribution rates but not increase them. However, it is not the only way to invest for distributions - and in many cases, not necessarily the best.

Scott and Josh take note: our strategic assets are off limits

A successful bid for APA would relinquish key energy assets forever and funnel profits to China and Hong Kong - a tragedy in the making that Canberra must avert.

Beware greenwashing as ESG momentum builds

Environmental, social, and governance principles are becoming increasingly popular in guiding investment decisions, but there's still some way to go. 

Listed property investors facing global over local

Interest is growing in global listed property as direct property proves increasingly fraught for Australian investors, according to Morningstar. 

Top 10 articles of last week

As Australian house prices begin to wobble it's little wonder readers flocked this week to our look at property versus shares, while an overview of ten bargain global equities vied for reader attention with yet more troubling revelations out of the royal commission.

   

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Lex Hall is a Morningstar content editor, based in Sydney.

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