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Why I’m Avoiding Santos (ASX:STO) Shares
Shares of Santos Ltd (ASX:STO) are trading near their 12-month high after the company delivered a drastically improved half-year result earlier this week.
Why The A2 Milk Share Price Crashed 8% This Week
The A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX:A2M) share price ended the week down 8% after investors turned sour on the company.
3 Stellar ASX Stocks To Watch This Reporting Season
It can be hard to keep a handle on ASX reporting season with hundreds of companies reporting results each week. Here are three standout stocks that reported this week.
Is It Time To Buy Flight Centre (ASX:FLT) Shares?
The Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX:FLT) share price visited the moon yesterday, rocketing as much as 10% higher following the release of its FY19 results.
FY19 Report: Why The BWX Share Price Is Up 20%
BWX Limited (ASX:BWX) released its FY19 report this morning, with its share price up more than 20%. Here’s what you need to know.
Why The Pro Medicus (PME) Share Price Rocketed 16% Yesterday
The Pro Medicus Limited (ASX:PME) share price went nuts yesterday, rising more than 16% in response to the company’s FY19 report. Here’s what you need to know.
Why The CBA Share Price Could Be On The Move
Shares of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) could be on the way up today after the bank updated the market about its divestment of the Australian life insurance business.
Costa (ASX:CGC) Reports – Will Its Share Price Shrivel?
Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:CGC) has released its 2019 half year result to investors this morning, will its share price shrivel?
Australian Shares Set To Open Lower, 3 ASX Shares To Watch
The ASX 200 (INDEXASX: XJO)(^AXJO) is expected to open lower today, while the USA’s S&P 500 Index (.INX) fell by 0.79% on Tuesday. Here are three companies to watch today.
What To Make Of The Estia (EHE) Report
The Estia Health Ltd (ASX: EHE) share price rose 8% today after it delivered a strong result despite a challenging period for residential aged care providers.
Is More Pain In Store For The CBA & NAB Share Prices?
The CBA (ASX:CBA) share price and NAB (ASX:NAB) share price could experience more pain before the legacy of the Royal Commission fades away.
Saracen (ASX:SAR) Report In: Has The Company Struck Gold?
The Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX:SAR) share price will be on watch today after the company announced record profit and a first-time dividend.
Should You Be Worried About The Latest ABS Figures?
The latest set of data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that the trend unemployment rate is on the up. Should investors be worried?
Telstra Report In: Is The Share Price A Buy?
The Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX:TLS) share price will be on watch today after releasing its 2019 full year results and cutting its final dividend.
Australian Shares Set To Open Lower, 3 ASX Stocks To Watch
The Australian share market, or ASX200 (INDEXASX: XJO)(^AXJO), is expected to open down today as the USA’s S&P 500 Index (.INX) fell by 2.93% on Wednesday.
ASX ETFs Just Cracked $53 Billion
After a record-breaking month for Australian ETFs, is now the time to buy?
Magellan Shares Frozen In ASX Trading Halt On Bumper Profit
Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX:MFG) shares remained frozen in a trading halt this morning following its FY19 profit result update to the market this morning.
Magellan’s New High Conviction ASX-Listed Trust
Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX:MFG) today announced the initial public offering (IPO) of the Magellan High Conviction Trust.
Is This The ASX’s Best A-REIT?
ASX-listed Arena REIT No 1 (ASX:ARF) reported its 2019 financial year (FY19) report to investors today and I’m asking if it’s the ASX’s best REIT?
ASX 200 News Today, Magellan (MFG) Shares Skid Into Trading Halt
Australia’s asx 200 (INDEXASX: XJO)(^AXJO) is tipped to start lower today as Magellan (ASX:FG) shares enter a trading halt.
Afterpay (APT) Not Fazed By CommBank’s Klarna Move
The Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price fell despite its CEO Anthony Eisen hinting that he’s not worried by Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s (ASX: CBA) push into the buy now, pay later (BNPL) industry.
Why The BetaShares ASIA ETF Could Be A Long-Term Buy
Despite ongoing global tensions due to the US-China trade war, the BetaShares ASIA Technology Tigers ETF could still be a long-time buy.
Is The ETFS Battery Tech And Lithium ETF One To Watch?
With lithium prices declining ~11% in the first half of 2019, let’s take a closer look at ETFS ACDC/ETF (ASX: ACDC) as a way to get exposure to the popular global thematic of electronic vehicles and battery technology.
The 3 Best Australian Share ASX ETFs
3 of the best Australian ASX share ETFs are Vanguard Australian Shares ETF (ASX:VAS), BetaShares Australia A200 ETF (ASX: A200) and iShares Core S&P/ASX 200 ETF (ASX:IOZ).
Is Platinum (ASX:PTM) Set To Outperform?
Platinum Asset Management Ltd (ASX: PTM) has just released its July Funds Under Management (FUM) update and it was an insightful update on the business and global markets.
The ALE Property Group (LEP) Share Price Fell Today
The ALE Property Group (ASX:LEP) share price fell today after the property group released its FY19 result to the ASX.
The CBA Share Price Just Fell Despite The New Dividend
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) share price fell 1% today after the banking giant released its FY19 results and announced the same dividend payment as last year.
Pinnacle (ASX:PNI) Just Posted A Top FY19 Result
Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX:PNI) released a strong FY19 result to ASX investors showing a big increase in funds under management (FUM).
Magellan Shares Fall Despite Robust FUM Update
Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) shares fell 3% today.
The BOND ASX ETF Is One To Watch
The SPDR S&P/ASX Australian Bond Fund (ASX: BOND) ETF might be worth considering.
Is The USA-China Trade War Really Bad News For The IZZ ASX ETF?
With the US-China trade war is it now a bad time to buy the iShares China Large-Cap (ASX:IZZ) ETF?
Janus Henderson Shares Slump On Near $US10b FUM Outflow
The Janus Henderson Group PLC (ASX:JHG) share price fell 10% following the release of the fund manager’s 2nd quarter result yesterday evening.
Are Sydney And Melbourne House Prices Making A Comeback?
The latest data from CoreLogic shows Australian and Sydney and Melbourne house prices may have stabilised in July 2019.
Is It Time To Buy The BetaShares AAA ETF?
Should you be holding your term deposit cash in the BetaShares Australian High-Interest Cash (ASX:AAA) ETF?
Sezzle Inc (SZL) Shares Have Shot Higher – Is It Still Cheap?
The Sezzle Inc (ASX:SZL) share price leapt as much as 80% following its ASX initial public offering (IPO) today.
Why The Redbubble Ltd (RBL) Share Price Is Popping
The Redbubble Ltd (ASX:RBL) share price popped as much as 24% higher today after the technology and retail business released an ASX update to investors.
3 Of My Best ASX ETF Ideas
If you ask me, the BetaShares Australia 200 ETF (ASX: A200) ETF, iShares S&P 500 ETF (ASX: ETF) and VanEck Vectors Morningstar Wide Moat ETF (ASX: MOAT) are three to consider.
The Bubs Australia (BUB) Share Price Has Gone Ballistic
The Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX:BUB) share price has gone ballistic today, up 6%, after the infant formula company revealed its growth in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Does The BetaShares SMLL ASX ETF Work?
Can the BetaShares Australian Small Companies Select Fund (ASX:SMLL) ETF provide both dividend income and growth?
What’s Up With Fidelity Global EM (FEMX) Fund?
The Fidelity Global Emerging Markets Fund (ASX:FEMX) is an ASX-listed managed fund providing exposure to emerging market shares from the ASX.
Why Gentrack (ASX:GTK) Shares Are Taking A Bath
The Gentrack Group Ltd (ASX:GTK) share price fell more than 7% on the ASX today after downgrading its earnings guidance for FY19.
Is The BetaShares BEAR ETF Worth It?
Is the BetaShares Australian Equities Bear Hedge Fund (ASX:BEAR) ETF worth it?
Is The Vanguard VAE The Best China ASX ETF?
The Vanguard FTSE Asia Ex Japan Shares Index ETF (ASX:VAE) is good ASX ETF for getting exposure to emerging market shares.
Is The BetaShares INCM ETF Worth It?
The BetaShares Global Income Leaders (ASX:INCM) ETF could be an ASX ETF consider if you’re seeking dividend income from global sharemarkets.
Why I’m Watching The ETF Securities NDIA ETF
Australian fund manager ETF Securities released an ASX ETF in June which tracks the performance of India’s Nifty 50 stock market index. Can the ETFS Reliance India Nifty 50 ETF (ASX:NDIA) boost your returns?
2 Ethical ASX ETFs To Watch
The BetaShares Global Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX:ETHI) and the BetaShares Australian Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX:FAIR) are two ethical ASX ETF options for investors.
Is It Time To Buy ASX LICs?
Even for ASX LICs it’s been tough for active managers versus standard benchmarks like the ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) and ASX 300 (INDEXASX:XKO).
Are ASX Bond ETFs Still Worth It?
Are government bond ASX ETFs still a good option in Australia’s low-interest-rate environment?
Perpetual (PPT) Shares Are Having A Stinker
Perpetual Limited (ASX:PPT) shares are having a stinker today, down nearly 6%, despite the S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) trading mostly sideways.
Can ETF Securities’ CURE ETF Breathe Life Into Your Portfolio?
The ETFS S&P Biotech ETF (ASX:CURE) is one of the more novel ETFs on the ASX but it has got off to healthy start (pun intended). Below, I’ll list some of the strengths and risks for CURE.
79% Of Active Funds Underperform The ASX 200 But…
The historical benefit of low-cost index investing in Australian shares covered by the ASX 200 (INDEXASX: XJO) is obvious.
2 Australian ASX ETFs For Long-Term Growth
If you want to add growth shares your investment portfolio but you’re not comfortable picking individual shares, consider adding the ASX ETFs I’ve outlined below.
Integrated Research (IRI) Keeps Piping Growth
The Integrated Research Limited (ASX: IRI) share price crumbled 13% this morning despite releasing a promising update to ASX investors.
AMP Shares Sink 8% On Dividend, Takeover News
The AMP Limited (ASX:AMP) share price fell 8% today following news that it may scrap its interim dividend to shareholders with uncertainty over the Resolution Life takeover of its Life business.
My Favourite Vanguard Australia ETF
Vanguard Australia provides some great ASX exchange-traded funds (ETFs) but the Vanguard FTSE Asia ex Japan Shares ETF (ASX:VAE) is my favourite.
Is This The ASX’s Best ETF For 2019?
If I had to choose one ASX ETF from iShares to buy in 2019, it would be the iShares S&P 500 ETF (ASX:IVV). In fact, I just bought it this week!
Guess What? Aussies Have Invested $50b In ASX ETFs
ASX-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have reached a combined market capitalisation of more than $50 billion.
Can The Vanguard Fixed Interest ETF (ASX:VAF) Continue To Rise?
The Vanguard Australian Fixed Interest Index ETF (ASX: VAF) has performed strongly as falling bond yields have surprised economists and investors alike.
Why I Like The Ellerston & Spheria Emerging Companies ASX LICs
If you ask me, the Spheria Emerging Companies LIC (ASX: SEC) and Ellerston Global Investments LIC (ASX: EGI) look tempting.
What Is Your Vanguard Australia ASX ETF Distributing To You In 2019?
Vanguard Australia has announced what the estimated distributions for its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are going to be this quarter.
Are Templeton Global LIC (TGG) Shares A Buy?
Are shares in the Templeton Global Growth Fund Ltd (ASX: TGG) Listed Investment Company (LIC) a buy in 2019?
Future Generation Investment Company Just Delivered Another Dividend Raise
Future Generation Investment Company Ltd (ASX:FGX) has just delivered another dividend increase in its FY18 report.
How Future Generation Global Beat The MSCI Index By 6%
Future Generation Global Investment Co Ltd (ASX:FGG) has announced its full year result to 31 December 2018.
Rio Tinto Chief Upbeat On Green Future
Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) shares rose overnight in London after the mining giant posted record returns for shareholders.
Wilson’s WAM Capital Set To Pay Another Big HY Dividend
WAM Capital Limited (ASX:WAM) announced that it plans to pay another big half year dividend in its result.
January Was A Big Month For The iShares S&P 500 ETF
January 2019 was a big month for the iShares S&P 500 ETF (ASX:IVV).
WAM Microcap Reports A Major Dividend Hike
WAM Microcap Limited (ASX:WMI) has reported that it will increase the interim dividend in the HY19 result.
WAM Leaders Cranks HY Dividend Despite Tough Market Conditions
WAM Leaders Ltd (ASX:WLE) has decided to increase its dividend payment by 6% in its FY19 half year result.
Why I Like Australian ETF Investing
The latest S&P Dow Jones Indices report shows that after fees 80% of large-cap equity funds failed to beat the S&P/ASX 200 over the 15 years to 30 June 2018.
Do Millennials Love ETFs Or Avocados More?
Millennials supposedly love avocados, but do they actually love ETFs even more?
WCM Global Growth, A LIC Worth Investing In?
WCM Global Growth Ltd (ASX: WQG) is a listed investment company (LIC). Should you consider adding it to your portfolio?
How Did (LSF) The Biggest LIC Listing In 2018 Do In HY19?
L1 Long Short Fund Ltd (ASX:LSF) just reported its half year result to December 2018.
How Buffett Used The S&P 500 To Donate $2m To Charity
The S&P 500 Index made $2 million for charity Girls Inc. thanks to Warren Buffett.
Is MSCI Set To Up Its China A Shares Exposure?
MSCI, one of the world’s leading providers of indices for investment markets, will incorporate a greater weight for China’s mainland “A Shares” in the coming weeks.
BlackRock Sees Higher US Growth In 2019, Outlook Report
Exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Blackrock has provided its 2019 global investment outlook.
EM Markets “Compelling” Says Ellertson’s Dr Manning
With a recent sell-off and trade talks easing, plus more capital on its way, Manning says emerging markets are once again looking favourable for investors.
NAOS Reports More Big Dividends, FY Result
Today, ASX LIC funds management business NAOS released its half-year results to investors.
Australian ETFs Set To Follow Canada & USA, Report
ETF experts believe Australia is set to follow Canada’s lead.
Global ETF Industry $US4.8 Trillion with 7,657 Listings
Everyone knows the size of the global ETF industry is booming, and a lot of its growth is at the expense of actively managed funds, but could it be getting out of hand?
Will Australia Get 0% Fee ETFs In 2019?
Last year Fidelity Investments launched two exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the US that had zero fees. Will that happen in Australia?
The Lost Decade: NAB Economist Predicts More Low Interest Rates
National Australia Bank’s (NAB) senior economic team, led by Alan Oster, believe Australia’s central bank, the RBA, could keep official interest rates stuck near their record low for a long time yet.
NAOS Emerging Opportunities (NCC) LIC Could Bounce Back After A Tough 2018
Naos Emerging Opportunities Company Ltd (ASX: NCC) is an ASX listed investment company or LIC.
Can VanEck Vectors Australian Equal Weight (MVW) Continue To Perform in 2019?
The VanEck Vectors Australian Equal Weight ETF (ASX: MVW) continued to outperform its peer group during the first month of 2019.
S&P/ASX 200 Drops 0.41% At Lunch
The S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX: XJO)(ASX: XJO), is currently down 0.41% at lunch.
How Will The RBA’s Cash Rate Affect Bond & Share ETFs In 2019?
On the first Tuesday of every month, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) meets to decide what the current cash rate should be.
S&P/ASX 200 Drops 0.25% At Lunch
The S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX: XJO)(ASX: XJO), is currently down 0.25% at lunch.
S&P/ASX 200 Rises 1.2% At Lunch
The S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO)(ASX:XJO), is currently up 1.22% at lunch.
Vanguard International Shares ETF Falls 11% In Dec’ Quarter, But Things Looks Up
The December 2018 quarter was a painful one for the Vanguard MSCI Index International Shares ETF (ASX: VGS), it fell 11%.
Vanguard Founder’s Top 5 Investing Lessons
John Bogle was the founder of Vanguard and one of the world leaders in offering low-cost investing exchange traded funds (ETFs) to regular people.
Aussie Dollar (AUD) To Hit 60c, Economist
According to Capital Economics’ research, the Australian dollar (AUD) is expected to hit 60 US cents in 2019.
VanEck Vectors Australian Property ETF Outperforms Benchmark By 3.8% in 2018
The VanEck Vectors Australian Property ETF (ASX: MVA) outperformed the S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index by 3.8% in 2018, according to a recent note from VanEck.
China A-Shares Adds Growth Ideas To Portfolios, Zenith Report
Australian funds management research business Zenith Investment Partners believes the inclusion of China A-Shares in the major MSCI sharemarket indices is increasing growth options for professional investors.
Statewide Hits Back At Index Funds
Australia’s Superannuation industry was thrust into the spotlight following the Royal Commission in 2018.
iShares S&P 500 ETF Drops 11% In Dec’ 18 Quarter
During the December 2018 quarter, the iShares S&P 500 ETF (ASX:IVV) suffered one of the worst falls since the end of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC).
Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF Hit By Dec’ 2018 Quarter Volatility
December 2018 was one of the most volatile quarters on the Australian share market in recent years. The Vanguard Australian Shares Index ETF (ASX:VAS), which provides this exposure, couldn’t escape the heat, according to a recent update from Vanguard.
Forager Gets ‘Broad Support’ on Fees Amid Performance Hit
Australian and global shares fund manager Forager Funds says it received broad support on its fee structure amid less-than-perfect performance in 2018.
BetaShares Predicts “Blockbuster” 2019 For ETFs
Australian Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) leader, BetaShares, is predicting 2019 to be a “blockbuster” year for the industry.
Is The Betashares A200 ETF A Game Changer?
Fund manager Betashares Australia recently launched its Betashares Australia A200 ETF (ASX: A200) as, we can only assume, a loss leader designed to…