Monday, 25 March 2013

Why the EU is right on Cyprus | The Great Debate

Why the EU is right on Cyprus | The Great Debate: "Last November, the German foreign-intelligence agency reportedly warned that any EU bailout funds for Cyprus could simply end up in the pockets of Russian oligarchs, according to the newsweekly Der Spiegel. The German agency estimated the amount of Russian money in Cypriot banks at $26 billion – substantially more than the total EU bailout package. Indeed, one Russian businessman, Dmitry Rybolovlev, owns almost 10 percent of Bank of Cyprus, the island’s biggest. (The Bank of Cyprus is also one of the two banks whose soured loans to Greece sparked the crisis in the first place.)"

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Thursday, 14 March 2013

Australian Share Registries

Here are some Australian share registries. A share registry (or registrar) is a company that stores the details about share ownership. In practice they do a lot more so all the details about distributions are also stored there.

Advanced Share Registry Services - link
  • AYF
BoardRoom, Investor Serve - link
  • FET
  • BYE
ComputerShare, Investor Centre - link
  • CTN
  • CWNHA, (Crown) CWNHB
  • ISG, iShares
  • MPL
  • VAF
  • VEU, Vanguard
  • VSO, Vanguard
  • VHY, Vanguard
  • VAP, Vanguard
Link Market Services, Investor Centre - link
  • CAB
  • IPE
  • MYO
  • STW

Share and Fund (link)

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Investment Education

Links to articles providing investment education



Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Australian Market-Related News

Below are some sites with market updates and commentary on Australian share market:
  • IG Markets (link)
  • Market Data (link), has a world map with indices
  • Business Spectator (link)
  • The Motley Fool (link)
  • The Bull (link)
  • Trading Room (link)
  • Australian Financial Review (link)
  • SMH Business Day (link)
Managed Funds
  • Funds Focus (link)