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Chief economist update: Rosy assumptions a Budget surplus make
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2019
"The Budget is back in the black and Australia is back on track." That's how Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg opened his Budget 2019-20 speech delivered last night. Well, technically we all will have to wait until next fiscal year for the ...
UBS small caps team launches boutique
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
UBS Asset Management's small caps team is kicking off a boutique at Challenger's multi-boutique business Fidante Partners with a new unit trust in the works. Stephen Wood, Victor Gomes and David Haddad worked together for eight years on the ...
New insto sales lead at Robeco
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
The international asset manager has hired a new director of institutional sales for its local business. Chris Wildman joined Robeco last month as director, institutional sales from Mirae Asset Global Investments. Wildman was head of distribution at ...
Chief economist update: China stitches it in time
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
If you want a poster boy to that old saying that, "a stitch in time saves nine" China is it. Latest data show that China's manufacturing sector is back in expansion. The official National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) China manufacturing PMI ...
Chief economist update: No credit to the RBA
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
If the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) very own Financial Aggregates report - released on March 29 - doesn't convince the board to switch from its current "neutral stance" to an interest rate cut very, very soon, by the time it does - and ...
Mine Super names new chief investment officer
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAR 2019
The $11 billion industry superannuation fund has promoted from within to fill its lead investment role. Mine Super named Seamus Collins as its new chief investment officer. He has been acting in the role since David Bell's departure from the fund ...
Chief economist update: The Fed should act now
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAR 2019
When I was an economics student, I never much cared about economic history. What good does economic history offer? The agricultural revolution gave way to the revolution in industry and now... the tech revolt. Surely, things and the way of doing ...
Multi-affiliate revamps, changes name
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2019
A multi-affiliate has unveiled a new name and identity in a bid extend its local and overseas footprint. Grant Samuels Funds Management has changed its name and rebranded to GSFM. The change follows the acquisition by Canadian wealth management ...
Zurich Investments shuts down fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2019
Zurich Investments has shut down an income-focused international equities fund amid a strategic review of its fund lineup. The Zurich Investments Global Equity Income Scheme, managed by Denning Pryce was closed off in September, wound up in ...
Chief economist update: A question of when?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2019
Could it be? Could it be that Dallas Fred President Robert Kaplan has been reading my daily rants? That would be too presumptuous of moi but Factset's report that "Dallas Fed President Kaplan (nonvoter) told the WSJ the recent yield-curve ...
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