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Moments that changed me: Eight business leaders tell – Part 1

For media owner Sam Elam, it was getting robbed. For Oporto founder Antonio Cerqueira, it was finding the right partner. For entrepreneur Anthony Jansen, it was working on his business, not in it. What was the moment that changed them? Eight business owners tell.

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Your asset allocation guide – May 2017

We review April conditions and recommend overweight exposure in cash and alternative assets, with underweight positions in fixed interest, property and Australian equities, while keeping neutral exposure to international equities.

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The world’s best: Eight of the most incredible ski resorts on the planet

From the best powder to the brightest bling to the unlikeliest location, we count down eight ski resorts around the globe that are nothing short of exquisite.

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From start-ups to turn-arounds, what is private equity?

Private equity has made headlines in Australia over the past year or two, but for many of the wrong reasons. The demise of Dick Smith Holdings was a high profile collapse that impacted many shareholders and retail customers, and a lot of blame has been pointed at the private equity fund manager who floated the business.

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INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

For media owner Sam Elam, it was getting robbed. For Oporto founder Antonio Cerqueira, it was finding the right partner. For entrepreneur Anthony Jansen, it was working on his business, not in it. What was the moment that changed them? Eight business owners tell.

From the best powder to the brightest bling to the unlikeliest location, we count down eight ski resorts around the globe that are nothing short of exquisite.

We review April conditions and recommend overweight exposure in cash and alternative assets, with underweight positions in fixed interest, property and Australian equities, while keeping neutral exposure to international equities.

The name aussieBum says much about the chutzpah behind its founder, Sean Ashby. What it conceals is the solid business sense, love of innovation and dedication to staying Australian-made that have helped push as many boundaries in business as they have in design.

Strength in prices for the year-to-date warrants an upward revision to our price forecasts for 2017, but markets still expected to cool into 2018.

On 1 July 2017, some of the biggest changes to superannuation in a decade come into effect. Some of the rules and tax concessions available are changing; discover what this means for you and what opportunities you could make the most of before the end of the financial year.

Impact investing (sometimes also referred to as mission-related investing) is an investment strategy where an investor proactively makes investments that can generate both financial returns, as well as intentional social or environmental returns for the community.

We review March conditions and recommend overweight exposure in cash and alternative assets, with underweight positions in fixed interest, property and Australian equities, while keeping neutral exposure to international equities.

Did you know that not all investors are eligible to claim the franking credits? There are a number of strategies investors may look to utilise to limit their exposure to a fall in the share price of their chosen stock, while remaining eligible to receive the franking credits.

Research continues to show that companies with gender diversity in their leadership teams deliver better financial results. A new product from NAB – and Australia’s very first ‘social bond’ – allows investors to put their money where their mouth is and finally invest in gender-inclusive organisations.

We review February conditions and recommend overweight exposure in cash and alternative assets, with underweight positions in fixed interest, property and Australian equities, while keeping neutral exposure to international equities.

Private equity has made headlines in Australia over the past year or two, but for many of the wrong reasons. The demise of Dick Smith Holdings was a high profile collapse that impacted many shareholders and retail customers, and a lot of blame has been pointed at the private equity fund manager who floated the business.

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