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Money Management
SMSF members manage portfolios effectivelyThe returns from the self-managed super fund (SMSF) sector that were on a par w
Money Management / Posted 2 minutes ago
The returns from the self-managed super fund (SMSF) sector that were on a par with the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) regulated superannuation sector have proved that SMSF members can manage their investment portfolios effectively,... Read more
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Money Management
KPMG focus on wealth and insuranceKPMG Australia has created a specialist Insurance and Wealth Management strateg
Money Management / Posted 2 minutes ago
KPMG Australia has created a specialist Insurance and Wealth Management strategy practice within its Global Strategy Group and has appointed former AXA senior executive, Tim Thomas, to head up the initiative. It said Thomas was joining from... Read more
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Money Management
Online life/risk sales increasing exponentiallyNew data from Roy Morgan has confirmed what many life/risk advisers have been w
Money Management / Posted 2 minutes ago
New data from Roy Morgan has confirmed what many life/risk advisers have been worrying about – an exponential increase in the number of life insurance policies being purchased online. The Roy Morgan data revealed that as at November 2017, 349,000... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brisbane petrol prices soar to prices 12c higher than SydneyBrisbane fuel prices soar to $1.50 per litre, 12c higher than Sydney Big fuel
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 minutes ago
Brisbane fuel prices soar to $1.50 per litre, 12c higher than Sydney Big fuel retailers are taking advantage of the back to school rush, with fuel prices in Brisbane rising about twenty cents in the last few days, the RACQ says. Petrol prices in... Read more
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FOX Business
Better Stock: Procter & Gamble Co (PG) vs. Unilever NV (UN)The stock market is on a remarkable run, which has been great news for long-ter
FOX Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
The stock market is on a remarkable run, which has been great news for long-term investors that have had their skin in the game for the past eight years. But for investors putting new money in today things appear to be a bit dicey. The market is... Read more
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FOX Business
Can I Pay My Taxes With a Credit Card?Though roughly 80% of U.S. taxpayers wind up getting a refund each year, you ma
FOX Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
Though roughly 80% of U.S. taxpayers wind up getting a refund each year, you may come to find that you're among the unlucky few who end up owing money to the IRS. But what happens if you don't have the cash available to pay your bill by the tax... Read more
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FOX Business
Where Netflix goes, Big Tech may followSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's (NASDAQ:NFLX) quarterly results on Mond
FOX Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's (NASDAQ:NFLX) quarterly results on Monday may offer an advanced preview of whether Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) and other heavyweights behind much of the U.S. stock market's... Read more
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FOX Business
Better Stock: Procter & Gamble Co (PG) vs. Unilever NV (UN)The stock market is on a remarkable run, which has been great news for long-ter
FOX Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
The stock market is on a remarkable run, which has been great news for long-term investors that have had their skin in the game for the past eight years. But for investors putting new money in today things appear to be a bit dicey. The market is... Read more
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FOX Business
Can I Pay My Taxes With a Credit Card?Though roughly 80% of U.S. taxpayers wind up getting a refund each year, you ma
FOX Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
Though roughly 80% of U.S. taxpayers wind up getting a refund each year, you may come to find that you're among the unlucky few who end up owing money to the IRS. But what happens if you don't have the cash available to pay your bill by the tax... Read more
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FOX Business
Where Netflix goes, Big Tech may followSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's (NFLX) quarterly results on Monday may
FOX Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Netflix Inc's (NFLX) quarterly results on Monday may offer an advanced preview of whether Facebook Inc (FB), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) and other heavyweights behind much of the U.S. stock market's record-breaking rally can keep... Read more
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FOX Business
Advent in talks to buy 50% of Wal-Mart's Brazilian unitSAO PAULO (Reuters) - Private equity firm Advent is in talks to buy 50 percent
FOX Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Private equity firm Advent is in talks to buy 50 percent of Wal-Mart Stores Inc's (WMT) operations in Brazil, according to a report in Brazil's O Globo newspaper on Sunday. Continue Reading Below Wal-Mart operates in 18... Read more
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FOX Business
Advent in talks to buy 50% of Wal-Mart's Brazilian unitSAO PAULO (Reuters) - Private equity firm Advent is in talks to buy 50 percent
FOX Business / Posted 8 minutes ago
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Private equity firm Advent is in talks to buy 50 percent of Wal-Mart Stores Inc's (NYSE:WMT) operations in Brazil, according to a report in Brazil's O Globo newspaper on Sunday. Wal-Mart operates in 18 Brazilian states with 471... Read more
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B&T
Former Adland Duo's New Start-Up Attempts To Redefine The Future Of FreelancingThe former MD of digital agency MullenLowe Profero, Dave Bentley (right in phot
B&T / Posted 9 minutes ago
The former MD of digital agency MullenLowe Profero, Dave Bentley (right in photo), has partnered with ex-Razorfish’s senior tech manager, Nick Stevens (left), to launch a new company designed to revolutionise freelancing in the creative and digital... Read more
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Motley Fool
Crypto update: Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), and Ethereum (ETH) crash. After a horror sell-off just under two weeks ago, cryptocurrencies had reboun
Motley Fool / Posted 12 minutes ago
After a horror sell-off just under two weeks ago, cryptocurrencies had rebounded defiantly during much of last week. However, unfortunately for crypto traders, things have taken... Read more
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TheBull
IG Research - The long and the short of it - www.thebull.com.auOn first blush one could say that we are due for a positive open for the ASX 20
TheBull / Posted 13 minutes ago
On first blush one could say that we are due for a positive open for the ASX 200 and Hang Seng, with flat moves expected in Japan. 22.01.2018 09:06 AM On first blush one could say that we are due for a positive open for the ASX 200 and Hang Seng,... Read more
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TheBull
Stocks to watch - www.thebull.com.auStocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: AFI - AUSTRALIAN FOUNDATION
TheBull / Posted 13 minutes ago
Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange: AFI - AUSTRALIAN FOUNDATION INVESTMENT COMPANY Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited, a listed investment company focused on Australian stocks, is slated to release half-year... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
The Australian dollar continues to gravitate near 80 centsThe Optus 10 satellite. The Australian dollar continues to gravitate around th
Business Insider Australia / Posted 18 minutes ago
The Optus 10 satellite. The Australian dollar continues to gravitate around the 80 cent level, boosted by ongoing US dollar weakness. Here’s the scoreboard as at am AEDT. AUD/USD 0.7992 , 0.0002 , 0.03% AUD/JPY 88.4 , -0.12 , -0.14% AUD/CNH... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morningJose Jordan / AFP / Getty Images Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 26,07
Business Insider Australia / Posted 18 minutes ago
Jose Jordan / AFP / Getty Images Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 26,071.72 +53.91 (+0.21%) S&P 500: 2,810.30 +12.27 (+0.44%) AUD/USD: 0.7998 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,980 (+30) 1. The US government shut... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Australian CEOs urge a corporate tax cut to 'create more high-paying jobs'Treasurer Scott Morrison (L) with Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann (R). Pho
Business Insider Australia / Posted 18 minutes ago
Treasurer Scott Morrison (L) with Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann (R). Photo: Stefan Postles/Getty Images Chief executives including Qantas boss Alan Joyce have detailed plans to reinvest, create new jobs and lift wages if the Senate agrees to... Read more
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NZCity
Blis cuts guidance as tough 1H lingersBlis Technologies reported a positive third quarter result but said that, combi
NZCity / Posted 29 minutes ago
Blis Technologies reported a positive third quarter result but said that, combined with an ongoing recovery in the fourth quarter, won't offset a tough first half and it lowered full-year guidance. The Dunedin-based company said revenue for the... Read more
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NZCity
Kiwi below US73c, shrugs off govt shutdownThe New Zealand dollar held below US73c at the local open on Monday as investor
NZCity / Posted 29 minutes ago
The New Zealand dollar held below US73c at the local open on Monday as investors largely shrugged off Washington legislators' inability to reach a deal and avoid a shutdown of Federal government services. The kiwi traded at US72.81c as at 8am in... Read more
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Canberra Times
As bitcoin sinks, crypto bros party hard on a blockchain cruiseWhen 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts set sail from Singapore on Monday night for
Canberra Times / Posted 31 minutes ago
When 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts set sail from Singapore on Monday night for their second annual Blockchain Cruise, the price of bitcoin was hovering comfortably above $US13,500. By the time their 1020-foot-long ship pulled into Thailand on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Buyback of Mr Fluffy asbestos-affected homes reaches more than $670 millionThe territory government has now bought back more than $670 million worth of fo
Canberra Times / Posted 31 minutes ago
The territory government has now bought back more than $670 million worth of former Mr Fluffy asbestos homes across the city, at an average of $716,139 a block, with 429 blocks still yet to be sold to new buyers. The latest figures on the work of... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Filing taxes? Here's how a government shutdown impacts the processMillions of Americans are ready to file their 1040s when the tax season opens J
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 35 minutes ago
Millions of Americans are ready to file their 1040s when the tax season opens Jan. 29 , but will the Internal Revenue service be open to process them? And how long will it take to get a refund? When Congress failed to agree on a funding bill early... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mutual funds with feet of clayIn the last decade, the mutual fund industry has grown remarkably. However, we
Business Standard India / Posted 40 minutes ago
In the last decade, the mutual fund industry has grown remarkably. However, we remain stuck with a fledgling bond market. With a large base of assets, ordinary fluctuations can lead to a day of large sales by mutual funds, which will kick off a large... Read more
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Business Standard India
Q3 earnings off to a good start; combined net profit of 130 firms up 16.5%The third-quarter (Q3) earnings season has started on a positive note for Corpo
Business Standard India / Posted 40 minutes ago
The third-quarter (Q3) earnings season has started on a positive note for Corporate India, with the combined net profit of 130 early bird companies up 16.5 per cent on a year-on-year (YoY) basis, growing at the fastest pace in the last seven... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Dotcom seeking ‘billions’ from NZTHE Australian share market looks set to open half a per cent higher after key
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 47 minutes ago
THE Australian share market looks set to open half a per cent higher after key indexes around the world finished the week firmly in the green. At 0700 AEDT on Monday, the share price futures index was up 30 points, or 0.50 per cent, at... Read more
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DW
UKIP leader Henry Bolton loses no confidence vote |UKIP leader Henry Bolton clings to job but not girlfriend after her racist Megh
DW / Posted 53 minutes ago
UKIP leader Henry Bolton clings to job but not girlfriend after her racist Meghan Markle comments Henry Bolton has ended the "romantic element" of his ties to a young model after her headline-inducing comments about Meghan Markle. But the scandal... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Demographia International Housing Affordability SurveyMonday, 22 January 2018, 10:08 amPress Release: Demographia HONG KONG-CHINA *
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 55 minutes ago
Monday, 22 January 2018, 10:08 amPress Release: Demographia HONG KONG-CHINA * IRELAND SINGAPORE * UNITED KINGDOM UNITED STATESThe 2018 14th Annual Edition …The 14th Annual Demographia... Read more
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The Morning Call
U.S. clears Chinese acquisition of Lehigh Valley manufacturer in $15 million dealAkrion Systems LLC, an Upper Macungie Township maker of semiconductor manufactu
The Morning Call / Posted 58 minutes ago
Akrion Systems LLC, an Upper Macungie Township maker of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, has completed a $15 million deal to sell the company to a Chinese counterpart after receiving approvals from regulators in U.S. and China. CEO Michael... Read more
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