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Australia lags in global fund disclosure: Morningstar

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAY 2023
... Disclosure regulations present several hurdles for investors. For instance, the disclosure requirement of simple asset types like bonds is "opaque", making these disclosures "meaningless". "Simply listing the issuer of a bond tells investors nothing ...

US default risk: Are credit default swaps signalling trouble?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2023
... Mexico, Russia, and Turkey. The US CDS market is still relatively new and much smaller in size when compared to US Treasury bonds, he said. Further, the illiquidity of the US CDS market, along with the restrictions on market-making by non-US banks, partially ...

Industry funds' illiquid assets scrutinised

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2023
... of the portfolio through this period," she said. "During 2022, we witnessed a strong sell-off in both listed equities and bonds, and a weak Australian dollar. This selloff did not impact the asset prices of private markets to the same degree and, as ...

Supercharging Australia's climate investment action

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2023
... Mechanism legislation. For example, it will develop a purpose-built Sustainable Finance Taxonomy, introduce a Sovereign Green Bonds program and strengthen the framework of mandatory climate-related financial disclosure requirements for large businesses ...

Australia's enviable debt levels

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2023
... the Commonwealth government. State governments, according to Reserve Bank statistics, have about another $500 billion in bonds on issue, bringing the broad Australian government total to almost $1.4 trillion. But focusing on Australia's central government ...

Australian Retirement Trust reduces fees, ups premiums

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2023
... International Shares - Index (hedged), International Shares - Index (unhedged), Australian Property - Index, and Diversified Bonds - Index options will also be reduced. However, members invested in the Socially Conscious Balanced will pay more, with ...

Aware retires VicSuper brand, expands investment menu

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 28 APR 2023
... range of defensive and growth assets. In terms of single asset classes, Aware Super introduced investment options like the Bonds option which invests in a passively managed portfolio of Australian and international fixed income investments, such as government ...

US platform bids for Yieldbroker

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 APR 2023
... international banks, as well as former and current employees. Yieldbroker is a trading platform for Australian government bonds and interest rate derivatives, while Tradeweb operates marketplaces for rates, credit, equities, and money markets. "We believe ...

Former adviser jailed for nine years

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 APR 2023
... his or her victim," Justice O'Brien said. "In respect of most of these victims, the offender had established personal bonds over many years. In some instances, he had become close friends with them and their families. His victims let him into their ...

CVC sells 20% stake in Eildon

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 APR 2023
... the owner of Kangaroo Island. Prior to the collapse of Credit Suisse, the fund invested 2.5% in a mixture of the bank's bonds and shares. "Although the shares fell by 50% and one of our bonds may be worthless, the gains on the other bonds enabled the ...