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Chief economist update: Fed has Trump's trade war number
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2019
... he's demanding the Fed cut interest rates by another 100 basis points and re-start QE. The Fed strikes back. A recent research paper published by the Fed, titled The Economic Effects of Trade Policy Uncertainty, quantified the direct and indirect ...
Priced out: Advice affordability at risk
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2019
... the main barrier to accessing advice. Lifespan Financial Planning chief executive Eugene Ardino says at the same time research revealed Australians view advice as too expensive, the industry is having reforms thrust upon it that could substantially increase ...
Super fund bolsters leadership team
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2019
A $21 billion corporate superannuation fund has appointed the former head of research at JCP Investment Partners to a newly created role. TelstraSuper is welcoming David Humphreys to the newly created role of head of sustainable investment. Humphreys ...
Time to reset member return expectations?
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2019
Research house Rice Warner has openly questioned whether superannuation funds should begin resetting the return expectations of members. With difficult economic headwinds prevailing, Rice Warner is concerned superannuation funds have made a rod for ...
Financial incentive provokes misconduct: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
New research from Macquarie Business School shows removing measures that promote self-interest - like performance based bonuses - is the way to promote ethical behaviour. The research, which was supported by ASIC, looked at risk culture and unethical ...
Beware dodgy auditors, sudden CFO moves: Plato
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
... polluter triggers red flags. Plato monitors companies daily to find red flags. The system is also aligned with Plato's research around dividend traps. The investment manager predicts when companies are likely to cut their dividends. Hamson said that ...
Values trump value for retail investors
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
... the decision-making of Australian retail investors, according to KPMG. Latest findings from the global consultancy's research arm KPMG Acuity show Australian retail investors are more concerned about values than perhaps was previously understood, with ...
Discounted LIC fund opens to all
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
... investment companies Affluence considers to be discounted. According to Affluence chief executive Daryl Wilson, a lack of research and fewer institutional investors active in the market ensure LICs trade at large discounts to net tangible assets. "Most ...
Look to 2008 survivors: Ausbil
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
... financial crisis these assets will be able to demonstrate continued cash flow growth again." He explained that Ausbil research has shown that global listed infrastructure, by Ausbil's definition, only falls by about half as much as the overall market ...
Intra-fund advice must improve: Rice Warner
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
... financial advice, and both members and the funds themselves will suffer until they do, according to Rice Warner. The research house has struck the superannuation industry for failing to deliver cost-effective financial advice to members approaching retirement ...
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