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CFA hopefuls at record high
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2019
More than 250,000 candidates are seeking a chartered financial analyst (CFA) credential this year, which the CFA Institute says is a record high. The number of candidates appearing for Level I, II or III exams are up 11% over the last year. CFA ...
Zurich Investments to swap small caps managers
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2019
Zurich Investments is looking for a replacement for its small caps strategy as the current manager gets ready to shut shop. The Zurich Investments Small Companies Funds has about $66 million in funds under management. It is currently managed by ...
Yarra hires head of macro, strategy
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2019
A highly-regarded economist has jumped to Yarra Capital Management in a role that will advise the firm's fixed income and equities teams. Tim Toohey will work closely with Yarra on financial markets outlook and asset allocation, as its new head ...
Hostplus makes bid for SMSF money
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
The $43 billion fund is hoping to woo self-managed superannuation fund investors with new options geared at them. SMSF investors will have access to six of Hostplus' 23 investment options, including its flagship balanced option and the low-cost ...
Best-performing funds with least risk
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
What are the best-performing Australian equities funds with the best-managed risk? Rainmaker ranked the winners over three-year returns to March. "Investors considering managed funds options are interested in the rate of return their investment ...
Pension giant cuts tobacco
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
A pension giant is offloading $73 million worth of investments in tobacco companies as its chief investment officer sees no future benefits for its members in the industry. The UK's National Employment Saving Trust has set a two-year deadline for ...
Fee discounts harder for active ETFs
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
High net worth financial advisers may be reluctant to allocate to active ETFs because of the cost benefits on offer with unlisted trusts. Active ETFs account for just $3 billion of Australia's total $47 billion invested through exchange-traded ...
New AFCA remit not enough: Law firm
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
A law firm has approached the Treasury with concerns the reforms made to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority after the Royal Commission are flawed and need urgent amendment. In February, the Federal Government expanded AFCA's remit to ...
Myer Foundation backs new strategy
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
Myer Foundation and the Australian Government's Clean Energy Finance Corporation are among the early investors in a global manager's new Aussie equities strategy. AllianceBernstein's AB Managed Volatility Equities - Green ("Green MVE") is a new ...
IOOF hires national manager
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
IOOF has hired a NAB investment specialist as national manager for platform solutions, including managed accounts. It has confirmed the appointment of Andrew Rockliff as national manager of platform solutions in April. Rockliff is charged with ...
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