Investing,Personal Finance,Shares

Is It Really All China’s Fault?

4 Mar , 2016  

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The Australian market got off to a rocky start in 2016 and much of the blame was placed on China. A government devaluation of China’s currency, combined with a sharp decline of China’s share market, sent shock waves around international investment markets and triggered a belief that this was ‘proof’ of a ‘hard landing’ in […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares,Tips & Tricks

How To Establish An Investment Portfolio

28 Feb , 2016  

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If you are looking for a way to invest your money, why not consider building a share portfolio? The name itself may sound intimidating; however, there are plenty of tools to get you started into accelerating wealth creation. Depending on your investment goals and your knowledge of trading shares, your first step will be to […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares,Tips & Tricks

Here Are Some Basic Money Skills You Need To Know

22 Nov , 2015  

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Some of us often go through the month without paying much attention to our expenses. Others pay attention to the expenses, but aren’t sure how to create a budget, or manage their money properly. However, there are simple measures you can take to ensure that you are saving money every month and cutting out any […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares,Tips & Tricks

How to Start an Investment Portfolio For Less Than $5000?

31 Oct , 2015  

Start an investment portfolio for less than $5,000

You have a good job, stable income and you’re saving some money every month. You might be thinking to yourself – how do I start investing? The truth about investing is you don’t need tens of thousands of dollars to start. In fact, you can start buying shares for as little as $500. Moreover, online discount […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares

Finding the Sweet Spot: Robo Advice and Active Management

20 Oct , 2015  

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Access to quality financial advice for the general public has always been a hot topic. In recent years, there seems to be two competing ideologies arising from the investment management space. On the one hand, you have more ‘traditional’ human advisers actively managing investment portfolios. On the other hand, you have a new breed of software […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Shares

Volatility In The Australian Share Market

2 Oct , 2015  

Volatility In The Australian Share Market

International share markets fall as uncertainty spikes Heightened concerns over the growth outlook for China proved to be the trigger for a collapse in international share markets during the September quarter. Financial markets were trading at stretched valuations, following years of near zero interest rates and quantitative easing, making the corrections sharper than they may […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

China: Has the Dragon Ran Out Of Puff?

1 Oct , 2015  

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As China’s property market lost momentum in 2014, retail investors shifted their money to the share market, spurred on by the government. ‘China A shares’ are mainland-based, denominated in yuan and traded primarily by locals on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges. A phenomenal rally in China A shares began in July last year, fuelled […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Shares

Lego Sets Officially Better Investment Than Shares

2 Sep , 2015  

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When I was growing up, Lego sets were my favourite pass time. As a kid, I spent hours upon hours playing with those little building blocks of plastic. Lego sets may look like no more than popular children’s toy, but as an investment, over the past 15 years they have outperformed the stock market, bank […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Shares

ETFs, ADRs, GDRs,……and you thought you only could buy shares on the stock market

28 Feb , 2015  

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Hey guys, I am Nick van den Berg writing today’s guest post. I am the co founder of Simply Wall St, a visual investing platform making the stock market more accessible for beginners and veterans alike.  Gone are the days where just simply ‘stocks’ are listed on the share market, a somewhat bewildering array of different […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

Australian Economic Update

22 Jan , 2015  

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While the outlook for Australian economic growth has stagnated recently, the outlook for the US remains positive. The high unemployment rate continues in Europe where slow GDP growth is expected. In the UK, the outlook is more promising. Australia — the iron ore free kick has gone The recent fall in the price of iron […]

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

How Do The Professionals Invest?

6 Jan , 2015  

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Making profits in the stock market is not about luck. It is about having a structured and methodical approach to making investments decisions. This blog post explains the key method that financial advisors, investment managers and professional investors use to structure high performing portfolios.    

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Investing,Portfolio Management,Shares

November Share Market Update

14 Dec , 2014  

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November was a tough month for the Australian share market, with the market down 207 points or 3.8% to close at 5,278 points. For the financial year to date, our market has tracked sideways, down 1.6% for the financial year in capital terms and up 0.3% when dividends are included. Significant weakness in the oil […]

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