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Lex Hall  |  22 Oct 2018Text size  Decrease  Increase  |  
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Sage advice and practical tips on how to navigate a market downturn monopolised reader attention this week alongside news of the Telstra board's riposte against a shareholder strike.  

Stay the course amid market downturn, say Morningstar analysts

As panic grips markets, Morningstar Investment Managements chief investment officer Dan Kemp offers some sage advice for investors – ignore the noise and focus on the long term. 

6 actions investors can take to survive a market downturn

To help investors cope with the market volatility in a concrete and productive way, we've outlined some worthwhile jobs to tackle during a downturn. 

Telstra board fires back after shareholder strike

Telstra shareholders have voted against what many perceive as excessive executive pay, issuing a first-strike against the renumeration report and raising the prospect of a board spill.  

These 3 miners are too pricey, say Morningstar

Mining major BHP Billiton ranks alongside global competitors Anglo American, Glencore, Rio Tinto, Teck Resources, and Vale in trading at an average 38 per cent premium to our fair value estimates.  

Falling short: Aussies underestimate the cost of retirement

Australians are underestimating by up to 20 per cent the amount of money they’ll need in retirement, according to a new survey from global investment manager Schroders.

Musk was wise to settle with SEC, says analysts

We think Musk was wise to settle this complaint. The penalties are not severe, in our view, and it puts one legal matter behind the company, writes Dave Whiston.  

InvoCare downgraded by analysts

Australia’s market leader in funeral services, InvoCare has had its Morningstar fair value estimate trimmed by $1 to $16 per share after the death rate fell to an abnormally low level in the June 2018 to August 2018 period.

7 costly myths of sustainable investing

To help make sense of the worldwide trend towards sustainable investing, Morningstar has introduced the industry's first global standard for portfolio sustainability based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. 

No time to panic for fixed-income investors

The 20-year bond bull market might be over, but there is still a place for fixed income in investors' portfolios, writes Anthony Fensom.

Regulatory crackdown and credit squeeze on CBA horizon

The harsh headwinds of the banking royal commission could damage the longer-term outlook for wide-moat major banks such as Commonwealth Bank of Australia, says Morningstar senior equity analyst David Ellis.

    

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

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