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Ken Hall

Ken is a big believer in the power of dividends in building a strong financial future. He has a keen interest in economics and the power of markets in driving change in the world. In his spare time he loves to meet new people, watch sports and help others build their best financial future!

GBST halts trading on the ASX after new takeover bid

Trading in GBST Holdings Ltd (ASX: GBT) securities has stopped this afternoon following an unsolicited takeover bid from a US-based technology company. More »

Is Qube’s takeover of Chalmers good value for shareholders?

The Qube Holdings Ltd (ASX: QUB) share price has risen 0.5% today as the company pursues Chalmers Ltd (ASX: CHR) – but is the... More »

Why was Telecommunications the top ASX 200 sector in FY19?

Let’s take a look back at the last 12 months and work out why the S&P/ASX 200 Communications (ASX: XTJ) index was the best... More »

Can the ASX 200 Energy and Utilities sectors rebound this financial year?

Not all S&P/ASX 200 sectors are created equal – can the energy and utilities sectors bounce back from a disappointing FY19 to post gains... More »

3 top ASX shares on Santa’s list for Christmas in July

Christmas in July is almost upon us. Should Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) and these 2 ASX stocks be on your mid-winter Christmas... More »

How the CBA share price finished FY19 14% higher

Amid the 2018 Financial Services Royal Commission, how did the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd (ASX: CBA) share price still finish FY19 14% higher? More »

How to make $1,000 per month in passive income through REITs

The great Australian dream has always been to own property – but investing in real estate investment trusts like Vicinity Centres (ASX: VCX) might... More »

The secret to making active ASX investing your side hustle

Even for the pros, outperforming the market or producing “alpha” is a difficult task – but what about for the average investor? More »

3 top ASX shares to beat the EOFY hangover

With 30 June 2019 fast approaching, Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) and these 2 top ASX stocks can help you get through the busy months... More »

Property wobbles: Why the ASX REITs were smashed yesterday

Why did some of the biggest A-REITs including Cromwell Property Group Ltd (ASX: CMW) and Vicinity Centres Re Ltd (ASX: VCX) see their share... More »

IOOF share price edges higher on Ord Minnett sale news

The IOOF Holdings Ltd (ASX: IFL) share price climbed 1.7% on the ASX yesterday as the wealth manager announced the sale of its stake... More »

The Pact Group share price soared 11% higher on Thursday. Is it in the buy zone?

The Pact Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: PGH) share price rocketed 11.40% higher on the ASX yesterday after the company made an announcement about its... More »

Why the Praemium share price closed ~3% higher yesterday

The Praemium Ltd (ASX: PPS) share price closed 2.8% to higher at $0.37 per share yesterday after the company announced that funds under administration... More »

Are fully franked ASX dividends better than unfranked dividends?

For all the talk during the recent Federal election about changes to franking credits, why do some companies pay unfranked ASX 200 dividends and... More »