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Aussie ETF industry contracts

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... metals perform strongly during the month. "The top performer for the month was Palladium, followed by BetaShares' Strong Bear Hedge Fund Products, BBUS (U.S. Equities) and BBOZ (Australian Equities), both of which produced gains of more than 20% ...

Chief economist update: The corona crash of 2020

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
"Danger, Will Robinson!" Danger! Danger! Pick a stock market, any stock market and chances are it's now in a bear market or heading there, struck down by coronaphobia. Yes Virginia, the bears came out of hibernation in full force. There was no place ...

Global stocks plunge as COVID-19 fear accelerates, oil crashes

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 10 MAR 2020
... benchmark since the Global Financial Crisis. The S&P/ASX 200 has fallen 19.6% from its February highs. A 20% drop marks a bear market. In the first 10 minutes of trade this morning, the S&P/ASX 200 fell 3.6% or 215 points. Although it officially entered ...

Remain liquid, defensive and patient: Schroders

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
While the market focus has moved on from the woes of 2019, investors in 2020 and facing similar global risks, according to Mihkel Kase, portfolio manager - fixed income at Schroders. Kase said the concerns investors faced in 2019 - think trade war and ...

Profits down as Perpetual looks to future

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 20 FEB 2020
Perpetual posted a smaller profit in the first half of the financial year,impacted by net outflows and forcing a greater focus on "strategic growth initiatives". The wealth manager recorded a $51.6 million net profit after tax in the first half, a result ...

Future Fund property head departs

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 FEB 2020
... ventures, partnerships and more traditional fund exposures," the fund said. "Stewart brought his experience and leadership to bear across the broader investment team, including serving on internal investment approval committees and as acting of private ...

Industry fund hikes admin fees

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 17 FEB 2020
... increase to its administration fee, going from $1.50 per week to $2.25 per week. In addition, First Super said members will also bear the brunt of an increased asset fee, from 0.05% to 0.18% a year for accumulation accounts. First Super said the fee ...

Chief economist update: Coronavirus infects oil market

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 FEB 2020
... no one and nothing is immune from the spread of the coronavirus. It's now turned the bull market in crude oil into a bear. Crude oil prices sank by more than 10% (the technical definition of a bear market) - WTI oil down 15.6%; Brent oil down 16.4% ...

Board departure at Sargon subsidiary

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 3 FEB 2020
In another board departure, Sargon subsidiary Tidswell has bid farewell to a board director who chaired the investment committee. Stephen Miller flagged his intention to resign from the trustee board and his committee roles with Sargon in December 2019 ...

AMP urged to mediate with advisers

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 31 JAN 2020
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, has urged AMP to formally commit to mediation as it moves to exit up to 250 financial planning businesses. Carnell said over 80 AMP advisers have visited her offices in the ...