Morgans Financial Limited

Woolworths and Wesfarmers both highlighted at their annual results that the competitive landscape in food and grocery remains robust. Competition has increased from new store expansion from Aldi, and the industry-wide focus to pass on efficiency gains to customers, and invest in lower prices. However, sales growth is likely to... Show More

Nicholas Forsyth

5400 continues to provide some resistance for Aussie stocks, with a weak wage number and greater chance for another interest rate cut not enough to keep buyers on the front foot. The ASX was off -39 points although there was decent individual stock moves. Show More

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Dr Don Hamson, Managing Director of Plato Investment Management, says one of the keys to successful income investing is to avoid the ‘dividend traps’. Not only can the traps reduce income but they often result in material loss of capital as the price of the security also falls. Hamson says... Show More

Pendal Group

Earlier this month I travelled to Europe and the UK to undertake a detailed assessment of the supermarket sector. These markets are further down the road than Australia in terms of the disruption from discount supermarkets like Aldi, so it is useful for us to analyse the situation there in... Show More