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End of financial year 2017: Is your accountant licensed?

30/05/2017 | 8:48 AM Just as you wouldn't want to jump in a taxi (or Uber) driven by an unlicensed driver, you shouldn't trust an SMSF accountant without an Australian financial services license.

Meeting the retirement income challenge

29/05/2017 | 8:50 AM Individuals, government, and financial services organisations are grappling with a core challenge presented by Australia's ageing population--how they will fund their retirement.

An all-star cast of dividend stocks

29/05/2017 | 8:47 AM Morningstar's Model Income Equity Portfolio pulls together a strong line-up of quality Australian stocks, many of which Morningstar regards as holding economic moats.

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Stock Stories

29/05/2017 | 8:44 AM  Morningstar's Model Income Equity Portfolio pulls together a strong line-up of quality Australian stocks, many of which Morningstar regards as holding economic moats.

29/05/2017 | 8:11 AM  Thanks to data-matching software and a link-up with share registries, the ATO can see all your share transactions going back to 1985.

26/05/2017 | 3:58 PM  Morningstar's Peter Warnes looks at a handful of stocks he believes investors can collect in order to benefit from Australia's ageing demographic.

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Fund Stories

25/05/2017 | 9:56 AM  Indian stocks rallied after the appointment of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister--but then subsequently fell. UK-based investment manager Jonathan Schiessl says now is the time to buy.

24/05/2017 | 11:41 AM  Amazon is an extreme example of why the shrill chorus defending passive investing is wrong, says Fidelity International's Tom Stevenson.

24/05/2017 | 9:15 AM  Applying principles of game theory to global investing can provide a framework for navigating through macro-thematic headwinds of geopolitical risk, says a William Blair portfolio manager.

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ETF Stories

22/05/2017 | 8:18 AM  The inclusion of China A-shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index would result in investors benefitting from the performance of some of China's most important companies.

11/05/2017 | 12:10 PM  The composition of the Australian ETP market has changed, with new asset classes, strategic-beta vehicles, active vehicles, and other non-traditional products having launched.

08/05/2017 | 8:06 AM  There are several reasons behind the surging popularity of exchange-traded funds, including their ability to deliver tax advantages over actively managed funds.

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SMSF Stories

30/05/2017 | 8:46 AM  Just as you wouldn't want to jump in a taxi (or Uber) driven by an unlicensed driver, you shouldn't trust an SMSF accountant without an Australian financial services license.

29/05/2017 | 8:51 AM  Individuals, government, and financial services organisations are grappling with a core challenge presented by Australia's ageing population--how they will fund their retirement.

25/05/2017 | 12:09 PM  Some retirees would be left in a worse financial situation by the home downsizing provisions announced in Budget 2017, says a wealth manager from accounting and financial planning firm HLB Mann Judd.

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S&P/ASX All Ordinaries
As of 30/05/2017 08:42 AM (20 min delay)
* All Ords and ASX200 pricing is 20 min delayed.
Indices Change % Value
All Ords* -44.4 -0.8 5,748
ASX200* -44.6 -0.8 5,707
NZ50 1.1 0.0 7,414
DJI -2.7 0.0 21,080
FTSE100 29.9 0.4 7,548
Nikkei225 -4.3 0.0 19,683
HKSE 62.4 0.2 25,702
Shanghai 2.2 0.1 3,110
CAC -4.2 -0.1 5,332
DAX 26.8 0.2 12,629

ASX300 Biggest Gainers and Losers

ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
VTG Vita Group Limited 1.10 7.84
LYC Lynas Corporation Limited 0.087 7.41
CGF-NZ Challenger Limited 0.069 68.29
DRM Doray Minerals Limited 0.32 6.67
SEH Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Limited 0.09 4.65
ALQ ALS Limited 6.88 4.24
PRG Programmed Maintenance Services Ltd 1.81 3.43
ISU iSelect Limited 2.15 3.37
TRS The Reject Shop Limited 3.42 3.01
DCN Dacian Gold Limited 1.90 2.70
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ASX Name Price ($) Change (%)
BDR Beadell Resources Limited 0.215 -6.52
ACX Aconex Limited 4.22 -5.80
SHV Select Harvests Limited 4.10 -5.53
IPD ImpediMed Limited 0.64 -5.19
RCG RCG Corporation Limited 0.605 -3.97
BGA Bega Cheese Limited 5.97 -3.86
DMP Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited 59.19 -3.83
MNS Magnis Resources Limited 0.63 -3.82
BPT Beach Energy Limited 0.635 -3.79
SPL Starpharma Holdings Limited 0.66 -3.65
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