Link Group Equity Raising

Jun 26, 2017 admin Australian economy, Equity, Global economy, Investment Opps, SMSF 0 Comment

LINK GROUP (LNK) has announced today they will acquire UK-based CAPITA ASSET SERVICES (CAS).  Link Group has entered into a binding agreement to CAS for £888 million (~A$1,493 million). The acquisition is subject to mandatory regulatory approvals and is expected to complete by 31 December 2017.

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China to pick up SMSF money

Jun 22, 2017 admin Alternative Assets, Australian economy, Equity, Global economy, news, SMSF 0 Comment

China has finally made it past the bouncers and granted entry to an exclusive club. The club’s ‘pass’ literally means investors have to hand over hard earned dollars.

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Super 2017

Jun 15, 2017 admin Alternative Assets, Australian economy, Equity, Fixed Income, news, Property, SMSF 0 Comment

This End of Financial Year is even more important to a vast number of Australians.

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Tax loss selling

Jun 12, 2017 admin Australian economy, Equity, news, Property, SMSF 0 Comment

It's that time of year in Australia when everyone gets a little manic. It's not just to do with the impending school holidays and figuring out babysitting schedules, rather it's the last chance to get one's 'house in order'. June 30 represents the End of the Financial Year (EOFY), and in other jurisdictions, it equates to a half year or quarter end. Usual things that happen this time of year include investors taking stock of what is in their portfolio. Some transactions have made good profits, and there are others an investor would prefer not to own. So selling some ‘losers’ can help offset some of the tax effect of gains.

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