NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUAL INVESTORS

January 14, 2018

Monitoring revolution: a refrigeration story goes global

On November 1, the CCP Technologies share price stood at 1.7c. After a sharp run-up mid-year (it closed at 3.8c on June 5) with the announcement […]
January 14, 2018

Benign outlook but caution still necessary

The outlook for investment markets is positive for 2018, but investors need to remain on full alert, according to a report by Legg Mason, published today. […]
January 14, 2018

BetaShares launches first hybrid fund

Exchange traded fund issuer BetaShares has launched the first Australian fund specialising in hybrid securities. It is targeting investors who like the high yield offered by […]
January 14, 2018

DNR adds big oil and gas producer to its portfolio

Equity fund manager DNR has added the oil and gas producer Woodside to its portfolio, attracted by recent weakness in the Woodside share price, the company’s […]
January 14, 2018

Bank earnings to stagnate as housing finance falls – UBS

Investment bank UBS has downgraded its forecasts for housing credit growth over the next few years and, along with that, its outlook for big bank earnings. […]
December 18, 2017

Best deals on money transfers

Consumers can save hundreds of dollars each time they transfer money overseas by comparing exchange rates and transfer fees, according to a Canstar rating of international […]
January 14, 2018

Middle-income earners falling foul of pension changes

Changes to the assets test rules for the age pension that took effect from January 1, 2017 could have the perverse effect of seeing couples who […]
January 14, 2018

Q&A 15 January 2018

Q: I hold Rio Tinto shares in my portfolio and last year I participated in a share buyback. It turns out that, for tax purposes, I […]
December 18, 2017

December 31 deadline looms for removing excess super balances

The deadline is fast approaching for super fund members with excess transfer balances to remove the excess without incurring a tax liability. The Australian Taxation Office […]
January 14, 2018

Bitcoin bit of a con? Warren Buffett thinks so!

The value of one bitcoin has risen by more than 1,300 per cent in the last 12 months, the current dip in value notwithstanding. Something that […]
January 14, 2018

Will the 2017 equity run keep on rolling?

Last year was a very good year for economies, markets, and client portfolios and the global economy enters 2018 in excellent shape. Here are some predictions […]
December 18, 2017

New Criterion

P2P Transport (P2P) $1.34 Cabcharge’s former monopoly on non-cash taxi payments processing might have been smashed some time ago, but when it comes to listed taxi […]