NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUAL INVESTORS

November 13, 2017

Investor profile: Looking after money isn’t hard if you put the time in

Cedric Fuchs is often surprised that more people do not appreciate the benefits the Australian superannuation system offers them – the opportunity to save long term […]
November 13, 2017

Spheria passes minimum raising with 10 days to run

New small-cap LIC, the Spheria Emerging Companies Ltd (ASX: SEC), has passed its minimum subscription level of $100 million and is scheduled to close off its […]
November 13, 2017

IPO watch: Online broking newbie pitches a fintech edge

A newcomer to the online broking market, SelfWealth, hopes to build its market share with a low flat-fee brokerage rate and a premium service that gives […]
November 13, 2017

Government turns property GST on its head

The Government has released draft legislation that will change the way GST applies to newly constructed residential properties. It follows the change announced in the Budget […]
November 6, 2017

Consumer staples promise more than bread and butter returns

Property fund manager Charter Hall has launched a new unlisted fund with an initial income distribution of 6.89 per cent. The fund will invest in a […]
November 13, 2017

ATO eases SMSF event-based reporting burden

The Australian Taxation Office has finalised arrangements for the introduction of new “event-based” reporting rules for self-managed superannuation funds, with some important modifications to its original […]
November 13, 2017

Q&A 13 November 2017

Q: I am about to complete a tax return for my self-managed fund. What guidance can you give on claiming tax deductions? A: Investing through an […]
November 6, 2017

ATO joins push for auditor independence

The Australian Taxation Office is throwing its weight behind a regulatory campaign to enforce compliance with auditor independence rules, saying it will focus its compliance resources […]
November 13, 2017

New Criterion

Impact Minerals (IPT) 2.6c Like any self-respecting miner, Mike Jones experienced his Pilbara gold epiphany at the front bar of Kalgoorlie’s Palace Hotel late one night […]
November 6, 2017

New Criterion

Global Masters Fund (GFL) $2.25 Value conscious investment legend Warren Buffett would be proud of this listed investment company’s rationale for not charging any base or […]
November 6, 2017

Lazard Outlook

Emerging markets are outperforming in the backdrop of a broadening global recovery, which is boosting demand without yet igniting inflation. Growth in the developing world is […]