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What you need to know about listed investment companies

26/09/2016 | 12:44 PM While listed investment companies carry many benefits, investors should be aware of their various complexities in order to make an informed decision regarding their merit and suitability.

Hybrid handbook

26/09/2016 | 11:53 AM Morningstar's John Likos and Michael Murphy equip investors with everything they need to know in order to navigate the Australian hybrids market.

How can a bond have a negative yield?

26/09/2016 | 9:56 AM Observers have noted that owning a bond with a negative yield is akin to paying someone else to hold your money, but how?

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Stock Stories

26/09/2016 | 12:41 PM  While listed investment companies carry many benefits, investors should be aware of their various complexities in order to make an informed decision regarding their merit and suitability.

23/09/2016 | 9:04 AM  The US Federal Open Market Committee's decision to leave rates unchanged is a missed opportunity, Morningstar's Peter Warnes says.

21/09/2016 | 12:34 PM  Quality gold stocks can play a valuable diversification role in an Australian equity portfolio as investors navigate uncharted global economic conditions.

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Fund Stories

26/09/2016 | 9:54 AM  Observers have noted that owning a bond with a negative yield is akin to paying someone else to hold your money, but how?

23/09/2016 | 9:10 AM  China's difficulties in modernising its economy are only more apparent now that its debt pile has risen to what would be crisis levels in other countries.

22/09/2016 | 8:28 AM  Romina Graiver, who heads up emerging market equities for fund manager William Blair, believes these could be a good fit for your portfolio--and here's why.

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ETF Stories

08/08/2016 | 3:14 PM  In this edition of ETF Investor, Morningstar examines several ETFs that have displayed portfolio turnover quirks, and explores what that may mean for investors.

08/07/2016 | 3:14 PM  Due to markets going through cycles of "style rotation," fundamental-indexing strategies have tended to outperform traditional value indexing approaches historically, according to BetaShares.

05/07/2016 | 3:14 PM  While the Brexit drama could play out for some time to come as the UK government negotiates the terms of its departure from the EU, there are plenty of "safe havens" for Australian investors.

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SMSF Stories

26/09/2016 | 8:12 AM  Michael Hallinan of Townsends Business & Corporate Lawyers explains under what circumstances it would be acceptable for an SMSF to acquire business premises.

22/09/2016 | 1:17 PM  Ensuring your pension withdrawals allow for longevity risk, contribution caps and market performance variables can be a delicate balancing act.

19/09/2016 | 8:49 AM  A separate written agreement may prevent a surviving spouse from being tempted to make departures from the original intent of a will, according to SUPERCentral's Brian Hor.

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ASX300 Biggest Gainers and Losers

ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
DNA Donaco International Limited 0.475 7.95
WHC Whitehaven Coal Limited 2.58 7.50
HFR Highfield Resources Limited 1.21 6.14
IFM Infomedia Limited 0.78 4.70
SGF Sg Fleet Group Limited 4.34 4.58
APO APN Outdoor Group Limited 5.50 4.36
OML Oohmedia Limited 4.92 3.80
NST Northern Star Resources Ltd 4.64 3.57
CCP Credit Corp Group Limited 18.65 3.21
SAI SAI Global Limited 4.62 28.69
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
SSM Service Stream Limited 1.02 -3.77
MNS Magnis Resources Limited 0.91 -3.70
NAN Nanosonics Limited 3.38 -3.70
WPP WPP AUNZ Ltd 1.05 -3.67
ORE Orocobre Limited 3.52 -3.30
TOX Tox Free Solutions Limited 2.37 -3.27
SEH Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Limited 0.089 -3.26
IMF IMF Bentham Limited 1.785 -3.25
AWE AWE Limited 0.61 -3.17
MLD Maca Limited 1.70 -3.13
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