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About Financial Standard

The Financial Standard is the publishing division of Rainmaker Group focused on providing trade news, investment analysis and education for superannuation trustees, financial planners, researchers, consultants, investment managers, and professional investors.

In an evolving and complex marketplace, the Financial Standard is a uniquely open forum for the delivery and exchange of information and ideas.

The Financial Standard's investment analysis is its key point of differentiation from any other publication available on the market today. Investment Analysis is generated internally by our intelligence unit and through liaison with leading investment practitioners.

It's Balanced

The Financial Standard goes beyond the headlines to address the real issues for today's investment professionals.

The Financial Standard provides the full picture and will help decision makers by providing:

  • In-depth analysis
  • Independent objective assessments
  • Clarity of thinking
  • An easy to use format
  • Broad industry coverage
  • A single reference point
  • Reliability
  • An open forum

It's a Valuable Reference

The Financial Standard Newspaper offers a range of news coverage that cannot be found elsewhere. For the first time, one publication brings together all the information needed to be informed in one place.

  • Industry performance tables
  • Economics and Asset Classes Review and Market Outlook
  • Mandate news (Money Flows)
  • Profiles of the industry's decision-makers
  • Special Reports
  • Financial Services Technology
  • Product News

Trade news in review looking at the events under four sections:

  • Financial Planning
  • Wealth Management
  • Superannuation
  • Financial Markets
  • Economy

Mandate Watch (Between the Lines)

A review of the movement of mandates by funds, master trusts and wrap accounts.

Sector Reviews - An analytical review of the different major asset classes

  • Australian Equities
  • International Equities
  • Fixed Interest
  • Property
  • Alternative Investments

Performance Tables

Our proprietary ranking based on three popular performance metrics evaluating fund managers across the different asset classes.

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