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Instos turn increasingly to real assets
STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 19 JAN 2015
Institutional investors are increasingly turning to real assets to increase investment returns and manage macro-environment risks, but would rethink allocations if interest rates rose significantly, according to a new survey from BlackRock. The ...
Instos too slow to make investment decisions
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 27 OCT 2014
Institutions are turning increasingly to alternative assets in a bid to boost returns but many are too slow in changing their asset allocation, according to the latest AMP Capital Institutional Investor Report. Almost half (46%) of the global ...
Instos get serious about climate change
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 3 OCT 2014
... from pledges to divest from fossil fuels, to calls on governments to introduce carbon pricing. But how serious are the instos? And if they are serious, what are they doing about it? In September, a group representing 348 of the world's largest ...
Don't ditch the RET, instos tell Abbott
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 30 SEP 2014
A group of Australia's biggest institutional investors has written an open letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling on him to maintain the Renewable Energy Target (RET). The call came from the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), a body ...
Instos offer advice at a loss to drive product sales: EY
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 9 SEP 2014
Large financial institutions have undervalued advice for decades by offering it at a loss to lead clients into product sales, Ernst & Young (EY) have said in their submission to the Financial System Inquiry (FSI). EY argued that decades old ...
Vertical integration good for consumers, competition: instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 1 SEP 2014
Australia's largest financial services institutions have argued that vertical integration is positive for consumers because it helps market competition. The stakeholders have rebuffed the Financial System Inquiry's (FSI) concern that vertical ...
MDAs allow small players to act as large instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 AUG 2014
The technology behind managed discretionary accounts (MDA) allows small investment players to act as if they had the scale of the industry's large institutions, SS&C Technologies head of Australia and New Zealand Nadine Moore said. Speaking at the ...
A quarter of global instos plan to grow alternatives investment teams
MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 21 AUG 2014
More than a quarter of global institutional investors expect to grow their alternative investment teams over the next two years, according to the latest survey by Preqin. The specialist research house asked 380 global institutions who are active in ...
APRA releases additional requirements for large instos
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 15 AUG 2014
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released the updated framework for the supervision of large financial institutions, but will defer a decision on its final implementation until the end of the Financial System Inquiry (FSI). ...
Alternatives managers must be more transparent
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUL 2014
... requirements in terms of risk management and reporting," he said. He also stressed the increasing sophistication of instos: "Investors want to understand and consolidate their underlying exposure, and therefore risk, according to different ...
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