NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUAL INVESTORS

September 18, 2017

CBA rerated

Commonwealth Bank may have to pay fines worth up to $1.4 billion, if the money laundering case against it is proved, but its big stock price […]
September 18, 2017

Bell Direct tops online broker poll

Bell Direct has come out on top in the latest Investment Trends survey of investor satisfaction with online brokers. It was rated number one for value […]
September 11, 2017

Hunter Hall Global Value’s rating restored

Independent Investment Research has reviewed the changes made to Hunter Hall Global Value Ltd (HHV), after Hunter Hall’s merger with Pengana Holdings earlier this year, and […]
September 18, 2017

IPO watch: Registry management competitor targets new markets

A recent entrant into the registry management business, Registry Direct, has issued a prospectus outlining plans to take a service that is most often used by […]
September 18, 2017

Investing in the robotics economy

Investors with an interest in robotics, automation and artificial intelligence can gain exposure to the sector through a new exchange traded fund launched by ETF Securities […]
September 18, 2017

Crowd-sourced equity funding launch date looms

The Government hopes to strike the right balance between consumer protection and financial innovation with its new crowd-sourced equity funding (CSF) regime, which kicks off on […]
September 18, 2017

ATO confirms its approach to exempt current pension income

The Australian Taxation Office has confirmed that self-managed super funds will be required to use the so-called “segregated method” to calculate tax exemptions for superannuation pension […]
September 18, 2017

Q&A 18 September 2017

Q: What has happened to the Government’s promise to provide a tax incentive for investment in affordable housing? A: In this year’s Budget the Government announced […]
September 11, 2017

ASIC to focus on the quality of SMSF advice

Among “key projects” identified by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for the financial year ahead, the regulator will focus on the quality of SMSF financial […]
September 18, 2017

New Criterion

CannPal Animal Therapeutics (CP1, not yet listed) The latest aspirant in the bulging listed medical cannabis sector is bow-wow-wowing to a new trend of developing veterinary […]
September 18, 2017

Kavanagh

We may aspire to be well-informed consumers of financial services but some recent research shows that few of us actually make the grade. Roy Morgan Research […]
September 11, 2017

New Criterion

SenSen Networks (not yet listed) A few years ago the University of Technology Sydney hired tech boffin Subhash Challa to inject a little entrepreneurial flair into […]