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HK funds market just ahead of Australia
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2015
Hong Kong's funds management market climbed 10.5% during 2014 to reach a high of $2.8 trillion, revealed the HK Securities and Futures Commission. Despite the dramatic growth in the HK market, it is only slightly ahead of the Australian FUM market ...
Not all active managers are traders
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUL 2015
The distinction between active and passive investment management and indexing isn't as clear cut as many investors might think it is. Operating an active investment strategy is often associated with portfolio managers making regular trades to ...
Glass-Steagall Act reintroduced to US Senate
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2015
The Glass-Steagall Act that used to require US banking groups to separate their traditional activities from their investment management activities has been re-introduced into the US Senate. The legislation has been sponsored by GOP, Democrat and ...
Lift preservation age to 65, save $7bn annually
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2015
Following successive government plans to lift the age at which retirees can access their age pension, policymakers are pushing ahead with proposals to lift the Preservation Age. The Productivity Commission (PC) has just released research that they ...
China's surging funds management market
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2015
The surging Chinese stock market is retilting the balance of the global funds management market towards China much faster than anticipated. The Chinese stock market is expected to climb to US$10 trillion by the end of this year, driven by huge ...
US fiduciary rule fight not slowing down
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2015
US financial services professional associations fire another salvo in their 5-year fight over limiting the application of fiduciary rules for financial advisers. Speaking to the Bipartisan Policy Center last month, the chief executive of the ...
Employee share scheme reforms to boost start-ups
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2015
Changes to the tax laws for employee share schemes should boost start-ups. The changes which are expected to be passed shortly, even though they are still being debated in parliament, are widely regarded as a good compromise between the previous ...
SDI products drive retail FUM growth
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2015
Newer styles of products aimed at self-directed investors (SDI) may account for a small share of the retail investment market but they represent a much larger share of market growth. These product styles include managed accounts and their ...
Super delivers 12.2% for year end April
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2015
Returns from super fund default MySuper options dipped to 12.2% for the 12 months to end April but funds are still on track for another solid financial year, according to SelectingSuper's latest performance survey. The SelectingSuper survey of ...
Members less likely to switch from workplace funds
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2015
Members are two thirds more likely to switch their personal super funds than their workplace super fund, explaining why retail wealth groups are ramping up their political campaign to decouple superannuation from industrial awards. Roy Morgan has ...
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