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Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.  Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close all of your browser windows. Permanent cookies expire at a defined future date. You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them at

Morningstar uses Cookies to set users' preferences. This information allows us to personalise the user experience and improve the quality of our site navigation. Cookies do not reveal the identity of the individual user; they only identify the computer utilised by that user.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics __utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Text Resizing aaaEle
Triple AAA functionality is used to increasing or decreasing of font size (as well as layout, where required). These cookies are used to preserve the font size. -
Email Alert Tool hsid hsid is a session cookie which allows you to go from page to page within the email alerts subscription area and remain logged in. -
RNA Disclaimer hsDisclaim1 hsDisclaim1 is a cookie which allows users to verify they have viewed a disclaimer and subsequently to view additional content. -
Cookie Disclaimer disable_cookies
These cookies store the user action which states if the user has enabled or disabled the product cookies.The cookies track the user preference to have no other cookies. -

If you wish to delete and disable all product cookies please click this Disable Product Cookies. Selecting this will set a cookie. This cookie only tracks your preference to have no other cookies.

If you wish to start receiving product cookies again click this Enable Product Cookies