Friday, 31 January 2014
NGS Super and Mercer have become the latest industry funds to jump on the growing self-managed superfund bandwagon, announcing the planned release of their own ‘direct investment’ fund. NGS Super says the n..
Thursday, 30 January 2014
As emerging markets rock shares, it’s time to focus on developed economies. NAB is one local company that could be worth considering, given its exposure to the growth prospects of the UK.
Tuesday, 28 January 2014
Equity investors had a bumpy ride last week, but it could just be the correction we had to have. We’re keeping our eyes peeled for cheap stocks.
Saturday, 25 January 2014
Wall Street has been climbing the wall of worry and that’s where a range of concerns are recognised, but the market still climbs over them to go higher. At the moment, the obstacles to going higher are stoppi..
Friday, 24 January 2014
Figures from the Australian Tax Office show SMSF trustees are taking responsibility for their own retirement, with total yearly benefit payments averaging $18.9 billion per annum over the five years to June 201..
Thursday, 23 January 2014
The Aussie dollar will fall further, as the US dollar rises, which means its time to get as much exposure as possible through US companies or investments.
Wednesday, 22 January 2014
The core body for self-managed superannuation funds in Australia has warned trustees to “look before you leap” following the planned release of “free SMSF” offerings. The SMSF Professionals’ Associati..
Tuesday, 21 January 2014
The core body for self-managed super funds has come out in support of recent Australian Taxation Office figures which show that SMSF borrowings are neither “exponential nor irresponsible”. While there has b..
Monday, 20 January 2014
This month is used as a bellwether for annual market performance, but locally the falling Aussie dollar is a very good thing. Find out why below.
Saturday, 18 January 2014
With another stupid stock week under the belt, this week proved what we mostly suspect - we play follow the leader with Wall Street. Recall that a poor jobs number in the States (74,000 instead of 200,000 expec..
Thursday, 16 January 2014
Stocks in this sector can be tricky, even at the best of times, but there are still some good eggs – like Oroton and Nick Scali that you might want to consider for your SMSF portfolio.