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Australia’s small cap shares have continued their extraordinary run of outperformance, returning 4.1% over the ...


Wesfarmers (ASX: WES) surprised the market in March 2018 by announcing its intention to demerge the Coles ...


Financial advisers have refocused their recommendations and research on growth strategies following market ...


Australia’s top companies are more than halfway through reporting season, and so far those exceeding ...


Australians’ superannuation balances remain in positive territory for the last 12 months, although recent market ...


Australia’s super funds are expected to deliver double digit returns in 2017 marking the sixth consecutive year ...


This release talks about the continuation of the market rally through December which has supported super fund ...


Ten years since the start of the global financial crisis, Australia’s top super funds have made up for lost ...


SuperRatings today revealed the highest value KiwiSaver schemes on a net benefit basis, along with its top-rated ...


Lonsec Research has partnered with Synchron to provide investment research and consulting services to ...


Lonsec Research is excited to announce the inclusion of Challenger as a new member of the Lonsec Retire Industry ...

5 Jul 2018 - Shareholders burnt by Telstra’s dividend cut and spiralling share price should be wary of high yield shares with ...

Beware the dividend honeypot—the lesson of Telstra

3 Jul 2018 - India has been a high performing component of the emerging market and Asian indices over the past five years, ...

Indian summer for emerging market investors

20 Jun 2018 - Australian fund managers with a value focused investment strategy are struggling to keep up with the index as ...

Value investing has taken a hit in 2018

29 May 2018 - China’s shadow over the Asian and Emerging Market universe is set to lengthen, albeit modestly, with the ...

Chinese A-shares get the green light for inclusion in MSCI indices

6 May 2018 - Earnings results in the US have so far been met with the market’s approval, but below the surface there are ...

Three signs inflation is here

29 Apr 2018 - Bond yields have been moving higher since the start of 2018, with expectations of future Fed tightening and a ...

Yield curve signals danger ahead

18 Apr 2018 - We are pleased to advise that the Lonsec Board has appointed Charlie Haynes as the new Group Chief Executive ...

Lonsec appoints Charlie Haynes as New Chief Executive Officer!

23 Mar 2018 - We’re excited to announce that due to continued growth across all of our businesses, our Sydney teams have ...

Our Sydney team has moved!

19 Feb 2018 - As the market fell into a panic in February, those listening carefully may have heard the quiet sighs of relief ...

Markets could do with a dose of volatility

31 Jan 2018 - In this article the SuperRatings team give their take on the new Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of ...

The insurance in superannuation voluntary code of practice

30 Jan 2018 - Why the sudden growing interest in managed accounts? Lukasz de Pourbaix discusses several factors which have ...

Growth in SMAs gains momentum

1 Jan 2018 - Australia’s super funds are expected to deliver double digit returns in 2017 marking the sixth consecutive year ...

Santa rally delivers 10.5% return for super funds in 2017

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8 Feb 2018 - Our goal is simple: we want to understand everything we can about super and how we can help end ...

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Sector spotlight: resources

31 Jan 2018 - Ross Bird takes a look at some of the recent trends from Australia’s resources shares and how ...

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Stock spotlight: REA Group

18 Dec 2017 - Senior Equities Strategist Danial Moradi discusses why Lonsec has recently added REA Group to ...

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Overcoming Investment Biases

11 Aug 2017 - Stuart Rae from Alliance Bernstein (AB) Global one of our Lonsec Retire Partners talks to the ...

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Upcoming Events

Retirement Symposium 2018 – Save the date


Tuesday 28 August (Melbourne)
Wednesday 29 August (Sydney)


Sheraton Hotel
27 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Doltone House
3/181 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000


2pm - 5pm

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Upcoming Events

SuperRatings & Lonsec Day of Confrontation 2018 – Registrations open!


Tuesday 30 October


Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


1.00pm - 5.00pm

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Upcoming Events

SuperRatings & Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards Dinner 2018 – Registrations open!


Tuesday 30 October


Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


7pm - 11pm

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