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Super funds should refocus on fixed interest
ELISE BURGESS  |  MONDAY, 19 MAR 2012
Superannuation funds need to readjust their view of fixed interest to see its potential as a pre-retirement asset class and its complexities. Dr Doug McTaggart, chief executive of QIC, said that rather than super funds thinking about fixed interest ...
Ecofin Australia wins sustainable mandate
ELISE BURGESS  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2012
Sustainable investing fund manager Ecofin Australia has landed an offshore $25 million mandate investment for its global efficiency fund. Nicki Ashton, managing director of Ecofin Australia, told Financial Standard that while the firm cannot ...
AAT confirms ASIC planner ban
ELISE BURGESS  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2012
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has agreed with ASIC's decision to ban former Commonwealth Financial Planner Don Nguyen from providing financial services for seven years. Nguyen of Dulwich Hill, New South Wales, was disqualified by the ...
PIS names new risk manager
ELISE BURGESS  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2012
Steve Quine will be Professional Investment Services' new manager for risk and professional standards, reporting directly to chief executive Pete Walther. Quine was most recently head of professional standards at Financial Services Partners for ...
Unions, AIST hit back at Abbott comments
ELISE BURGESS  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2012
Unions and super associations have responded to comments from Opposition leader Tony Abbott who blasted union involvement in industry super funds. According to The Australian , Tony Abbott reportedly called industry super funds gravy trains for ...
Macquarie sees managed accounts surge
ELISE BURGESS  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2012
Macquarie Private Portfolio Management has signed white label and co-branded product agreements to provide individually and separately managed accounts to two groups with its distribution now reaching over 30 financial advisory dealer groups. The ...
PIMCO lands OnePath advice mandate
ELISE BURGESS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2012
PIMCO will broaden its distribution capabilities to planners at the four ANZ-aligned dealer groups after being appointed to manage OnePath's fixed income portfolio. Global bond manager PIMCO said it wants to expand further into the Australian ...
CBA, NAB joins Class Super
ELISE BURGESS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2012
Commonwealth Bank of Australia and National Australia Bank have both joined the automated data feeds of SMSF administration software developer Class Super. The addition of CBA and NAB takes the number of top 20 Australian financial institutions as ...
Govt push for foreign infra investment
ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
Federal Government Trade Minister Craig Emerson has argued in favour of foreign investment in local infrastructure, particularly in water and farming. In an interview with ABC Radio, Minister Emerson said overseas investment could help make ...
FirstMac fixed income fund 'Recommended'
ELISE BURGESS  |  TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
FirstMac Limited's fixed income managed fund, FirstMac High Livez, has been rated 'Recommended' by Zenith Investment Partners and will be included on their recommended list of products. The fund was launched in early 2011 and provides retail access ...
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