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MetLife Australia wins tech award
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 8 JAN 2019
Over the Christmas break, MetLife Australia's tech team took home an international award for its claims platform launched to Statewide Super's members last year. MetLife chief information officer Tim Batten's team snagged a spot on ...
Sydney residential property slumps
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
Sydney residential property was hit hard in 2018, as house prices slid nationally to end the year with the biggest decline quarter on quarter since 2008, according to CoreLogic. Sydney dwellings values fell 8.9% over the year and total returns were ...
Blue Sky appoints CFO
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
Blue Sky Alternative Investments is still searching for a chief executive and a chief risk officer, but it begins 2019 with a new chief financial officer as it reboots its executive lineup. Elizabeth Walker starts as Blue Sky Alternative ...
Where UniSuper sees market opportunities
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 31 DEC 2018
UniSuper chief investment officer John Pearce spoke to Financial Standard earlier this month about market opportunities, building the fund's in-house investment team and CIPRs. Pearce said the fund doesn't particularly see a need to pull ...
Sahota's fund makes first close
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 21 DEC 2018
Bob Sahota's private debt fund has made its first close, attracting an investor base of superannuation funds, family offices and other sophisticated investors. The Revolution Private Debt Fund I announced a first close on Wednesday. A second close ...
CFS study finds managed accounts improve advice
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 21 DEC 2018
Financial advisers now have a number for how much more time they can expect to spend with their clients if they switch to managed accounts. A new whitepaper published by Colonial First State this week found advisers using managed accounts were ...
Frontier Advisors builds investment team
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 21 DEC 2018
Frontier has hired a senior consultant for its equities research team as it recruits for key senior roles across the business. James Gunn will start in the senior consultant role on January 7, working closely with Frontier's head of equities ...
CBA and Alipay to bring in Chinese shoppers
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
Commonwealth Bank has started accepting Alipay on its EFTPOS devices in a bid to attract Chinese shoppers who last year spent $10.9 billion in Australia. This makes CBA the first of the big four banks to accept Alipay in Australia, ahead of NAB ...
UBS signs on Morningstar
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
UBS will use Morningstar to provide securities pricing and industry news on its platform that five large superannuation funds use for their direct investment options. In an arrangement signed off six weeks ago, Morningstar replaced Reuters, which ...
Asset manager appoints CIO
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
A global asset manager that runs about $30 billion for Australian and New Zealand clients is welcoming a new chief investment officer. Edward M. "Ted" Maloney is moving into the top investment role at Boston-based MFS Investment Management, 13 ...
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