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What the Abbott government means for banks

18 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

banksThe increase in government debt will have implications for where banks look for liquidity. One broker predicts it will mean a move away from securitisation and mortgage backed securities, which would be a negative for the regional banks.

Who is winning in insurance?

18 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

win-insuranceThe sharp sell off in QBE has focused attention on other players in the sector. One broker has given a  breakdown of their performance. Another recommends IAG.

Australia's looming generation war: SMSF investors v first home buyers

16 December 2013 | Staff reporter

“smsfwar”The ATO has cleared up some issues around SMSF investors borrowing to buy property. But should DIY fund managers go into the hot property market? A Senate enquiry will be looking at issues of affordability and the availability of land.

Mining majors benefit from stable iron ore market

11 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

oreVolatility in the iron ore market is leading to big investors becoming more comfortable with the big Australian mining companies. According to one broker, Fortescue Metals may benefit greatly from a re-rating of the sector.

Property investors borrow aggressively

11 December 2013 | PSI

borrowAustralians are borrowing heavily to buy into the property market, pushing out first home buyers. Low interest rates are increasing investors' appetites. For DIY super investors relying on capital gains, the market is looking frothy again.

Property debate heats up

10 December 2013 | Staff reporter

debateInterested parties are ratcheting up their debate about the merits of DIY funds investing in property. But self managed super investors should always look at what the true motives are for those making the comments.

Mid ranking shares often best value

09 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

rankBroker recommendations should be taken with a grain of salt. DIY fund investors can often do better by betting against them, according to one broker report.

A cautious Rio gets support

08 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

rioRio Tinto is becoming more conservative, which is a positive for DIY investors. The demand for mining output remains strong, but mining stocks have disappointed. Rio has also risen in price.

Investors can do well in tougher times

05 December 2013 | PSI

“tough”SMSF investors need to consider the possibility that the Australian economy will not adjust to the end of the mining and capital investment boom. If the adjustment is slow and weak, then the way to make sound returns will change.

Retail sales show life

04 December 2013 | Broker reports editor

Retail sales have shown some life, the most since August 2012. But for SMSF investors looking at investing in the sector, there are good reasons to be cautious. One broker prefers home/experience exposure to apparel.

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