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17 02, 2017

International News (Issue 436) – 17 February 2017

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  International News (Issue 436) - 17 February 2017 The main thing from offshore markets this week to my thinking was the surge in US economic activity in February according to regional surveys in each of New York and Philadelphia. The post-Trump effect is clearly still at play, but the strength of these numbers and [...]

17 02, 2017

Australian Market Summary (Issue 436) – 17 February 2017

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  Australian Market Summary (Issue 436) - 17 February 2017 As expected it was a busy and frustrating week again. There a few big picture items to cover for context, so I’ll address them first before we jump into the ins and outs of company results. On the domestic economy, we had continued mixed news. [...]

13 02, 2017

Prime Australian Equities Income SMA – January 2017

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Prime Australian Equities Income SMA - January 2017 Portfolio Objective To generate a grossed-up dividend yield at least equal to the one-year bank deposit rate and capital value targeted to grow at least in line with CPI. The Model Portfolio is managed by selecting primarily those securities with moderate growth potential but robust cash-generating capacity [...]

13 02, 2017

Prime Australian Equities Growth SMA – January 2017

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Prime Australian Equities Growth SMA – January 2017 Portfolio Objective To achieve capital growth with moderate tax-effective income via franked dividends through investment in listed Australian securities. The Model Portfolio is managed by selecting primarily those securities with moderate growth potential but robust cash-generating capacity. These securities are expected to deliver an above-market average income [...]

10 02, 2017

International News (Issue 435) – 10 February 2017

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  International News (Issue 435) - 10 February 2017 In international news this week, much of the headlines focused on the continued fall in Chinese foreign exchange reserves, this month under the crucial US$3trillion level. The figures seemed to point to escalating capital outflows, and though the market seemed to ignore the figure this week, [...]