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Overseas scammers targeting Australian investors

Australia’s financial services regulator has warned people to avoid “scammers” connected to Luxembourg Offshore Banking, also known as LUXOSB Limited.

Nick Bendel
Dec 29, 2018( 2 min read )

Short-term investors lose out as shares take a battering

The All Ordinaries has delivered solid returns over the past decade - but dismal returns over the past year.

Nick Bendel
Nov 2, 2018( 2 min read )

World-first Tobacco-Free Verification stamp launches for investment funds

Australians will now be able to easily identify whether their investment funds are involved in the tobacco industry, thanks to the launch of the ‘Verified Tobacco-Free’ certification stamp.

Alex Ritchie
Oct 18, 2018( 4 min read )

Economist tells investors to learn 7 lessons from the GFC

Ten years ago on this day, Lehman Brothers collapsed and triggered the Global Financial Crisis. What can investors learn from this historic event?

Nick Bendel
Sep 14, 2018( 3 min read )

World Bank asks CBA to create blockchain bond

Commonwealth Bank plans to launch the world’s first bond to be created, allocated, transferred and managed using blockchain technology.

Nick Bendel
Aug 13, 2018( 2 min read )

ETP market contains "a range of risks"

Australia’s exchange-traded products market is performing quite well but requires several improvements to reduce risk, an official review has found.

Nick Bendel
Aug 3, 2018( 2 min read )

CBA cops $20m hit in bank bill swap rate case

Commonwealth Bank has entered into a court-enforceable undertaking with ASIC, Australia’s financial services regulator.

Nick Bendel
Jul 11, 2018( 2 min read )

Investment yields forecast to fall from 9% to 6%

Diversified investors can expect solid returns this financial year, but not as high as in 2017-18, according to a prominent economist.

Nick Bendel
Jul 6, 2018( 2 min read )

ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank handed criminal cartel charges

Criminal cartel charges have been laid against ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank following an investigation by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Nick Bendel
Jun 6, 2018( 2 min read )

ANZ accused of 'alleged cartel arrangements'

Criminal cartel charges are expected to be laid against ANZ, even though the bank said it “acted in accordance with the law”.

Nick Bendel
Jun 1, 2018( 2 min read )

2017 a good year for scammers, bad year for investors

Australians lost more money to scammers in 2017 than in any other year on record, with investors being hit the hardest of all.

Mark Bristow
May 21, 2018( 2 min read )

Stock market gets knocked down, gets up again

The All Ordinaries lost only 0.5 per cent ground during February, despite a highly publicised correction early in the month.

Nick Bendel
Mar 3, 2018( 2 min read )

Shares proved a solid investment in 2017

Australia’s stock market posted solid gains in 2017, thanks to strong growth over the final quarter.

Nick Bendel
Jan 1, 2018( 2 min read )

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