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Institutional investors shift gears amid 'new market regime'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
... shifting towards high-quality public and private fixed income. Nearly half of investors plan to increase allocations to investment-grade fixed income, possibly due to expectations of an economic slowdown. "Across all fixed income segments, corporate ...

Industry funds set to gobble up over 50% of superannuation assets

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
... due to their older demographic but will experience slower growth due to high cash outflows. The low fees and strong investment performance of industry funds, combined with strong inflows, will result in a growth rate of approximately 10% per annum for ...

UK advisers told to review retirement advice processes

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Financial advisers in the UK are being asked to examine their processes when providing retirement income advice, following a thematic review that found some "are not even getting the basics right." The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) undertook the ...

ASIC warns it can't take action on every case of misconduct

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) commissioner Alan Kirkland has admitted the regulator can't fight every battle of misconduct, but that doesn't mean it's not watching. Speaking at the Blockchain APAC Policy Week event, Kirkland ...

Third person pleads guilty in Courtenay House Ponzi scheme

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
David Sipina, a Croydon local, who had a role at defunct investment manager Courtenay House, has pleaded guilty to carrying on a financial services business without a licence and dealing in the proceeds of crime. Between 24 June 2015 and 21 April 2017 ...

ASIC bans Queensland financial adviser

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has permanently banned Queensland-based financial adviser Shane Rose. Rose has been banned from providing any financial services, performing any function involved in the carrying on of a financial ...

AustralianSuper's move to boost productivity by up to 30%

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... Mike Backeberg said the move to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) into the fund will deliver a positive return on investment (ROI) for members. "We see technology as a differentiating capability that enables us to deliver superior member outcomes," ...

Investors being influenced by the 'Powell pivot'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
The Investment Grade Corporate Bonds: Understanding Manager Performance report said the 'Powell pivot' at the end of 2023 made the strategic shift a more attractive option for investors looking to capitalise on higher yields while reducing credit risk. ...

Markets, economies benefit from eustress: ABDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... individuals can benefit from good levels of stress or "eustress", so too do financial markets and economies, according to an investment expert, who says that this can help move toward normalisation following a turbulent number of years. La Trobe chief ...

Lombard Odier brings plastic circularity fund down under

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) is bringing its Plastic Circularity Fund to Australia, following a first close last year with backing from the sovereign wealth fund of Monaco, among others. The LOIM Plastic Circularity Fund (Australia), a private ...