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Sydney, Melbourne dotted with off-the-plan property 'danger zones'

Sydney, Melbourne dotted with off-the-plan property 'danger zones'

New-build apartments and off-the-plan units in certain areas of Sydney and Melbourne have been listed as "danger zones".

  • by John Collett

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How to pandemic-proof your portfolio like a high-net-worth investor
Opinion
Sharemarket

How to pandemic-proof your portfolio like a high-net-worth investor

There are three lessons that can be learned from the high-net-worth investor playbook. Anyone can take a leaf from the their approach.

  • by Jonathen Chan
Low returns spur need for retirement income rethink
Opinion
Sharemarket

Low returns spur need for retirement income rethink

If you focus on the total return of your retirement savings, rather than the income or dividend yield, you can keep control over both the level of risk and how much you draw on for living expenses.

  • by Robin Bowerman
It's buyer beware when investing in 'inverse' ETFs
Analysis
Investing

It's buyer beware when investing in 'inverse' ETFs

Investors who piled into "inverse" Exchange Traded Funds during the March market meltdown could have cashed-in but it is a double-edged sword when sharemarkets rise substantially.

  • by John Collett
Market titans outperform fast-growing stock minnows
Opinion
Sharemarket

Market titans outperform fast-growing stock minnows

Backing smaller, riskier stocks will not necessarily provide you with better returns than investing in larger, less volatile companies.

  • by Jay Kumar
Getting ethics right for future earnings prosperity
Opinion
Corporate ethics

Getting ethics right for future earnings prosperity

Good corporate Environmental, Social and Governance practices can contribute to lower risk and the ability to achieve higher growth over the long-term

  • by Nathan Parkin
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Super fund portfolio disclosure needs to be addressed
Opinion
Ethical investing

Super fund portfolio disclosure needs to be addressed

Super funds are still not mandated to disclose their holdings, despite a growing desire among members to know how their retirement savings are being invested.

  • by John Collett
Does the ASX really know we’re in a recession?
Opinion
Earnings season

Does the ASX really know we’re in a recession?

Whether we retreat from the stores once the government stimulus tap is turned off will likely determine our economic and investment success over the next few months.

  • by Scott Phillips
House prices prove resilient but will it last?
Opinion
Property market

House prices prove resilient but will it last?

Housing has weathered the coronavirus economic shock well so far, with Melbourne prices down 4 per cent through the past quarter and Sydney 2.4 per cent.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Redefining capitalism for a new ESG world
Opinion
Industry insight

Redefining capitalism for a new ESG world

Companies need to be integrated into the transforming world around them, rather than be overcome by unpredictable social and environmental changes.

  • by Anne Richards
How a novice can cheaply get into the sharemarket
Opinion
Sharemarket

How a novice can cheaply get into the sharemarket

The appeal of exchange-traded funds is that they spread relatively small amounts of money across a large number of underlying companies.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon