March 26, 2018

CommSec pushed out of top online broker rankings

Online brokers Bell Direct, CMC Markets and IG have topped the customer satisfaction ratings in Investment Trends’ latest review of the sector. IG has pushed CommSec […]
March 26, 2018

Fixed income: the diversification v yield tradeoff

The Pimco Australian Bond Fund is the only fixed income fund rated ‘gold’ by Morningstar in its latest review of the sector. The review covered 63 […]
March 26, 2018

The tax man wants a bite of your cryptocurrency

The Australian Taxation Office has updated its guidance on how it treats cryptocurrency. It may assess it as a CGT asset, business income or personal use […]
March 19, 2018

Company earnings growth is sustainable, says Martin Currie CIO

For investment manager Reece Birtles, the bullish takeout from around 160 S&P/ASX companies reporting their December half results was a broad-based increase in sales. Birtles, who […]
March 19, 2018

Media stocks back in favour

It is unusual to see ‘old’ media stocks, such as Fairfax Media and Nine Entertainment, on analysts ‘buy’ lists and receiving good reviews from investment managers, […]