Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW

Search Results

Showing 91 - 100 of 956 results for Andrew McKean

GQG Partners records US$127bn FUM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024
GQG Partners' total funds under management (FUM) increased to US$127 billion in January, up from US$120.6 billion the previous month. Notably, the boutique fund manager reported US$92 billion FUM in the same period last year. GQG also saw net inflows ...

Cbus appoints head of stewardship

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024
Cbus has appointed Steve Monnier as its new head of stewardship in the responsible investment team. Cbus head of responsible investment Ros McKay welcomed the appointment, saying that Monnier's extensive experience and expertise aligned well with the ...

Aware Super restructures executive team

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024
Aware Super will execute an executive reorganisation, adding an expanded chief operating officer role. Ex-HESTA chief financial officer Sally Collins will become the new chief operating officer of Aware Super, starting April 15. Incumbent chief operating ...

RBA anticipated to delay interest rate cuts

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham says that despite widespread market enthusiasm for imminent central bank interest rate cuts, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is likely to hold off on such cuts for the foreseeable future. Bloxham said that the RBA ...

Online investor participation declines

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
Active online investor numbers have continued to decline, albeit at a slower rate, according to an Investment Trends report. The report, which surveyed more than 15,000 retail investors and traders in Australia, revealed a contraction to 1.22 million ...

Super funds lack data for effective retirement assistance: Study

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024
Super funds lack crucial data on members' retirement income certainty preferences, hindering effective retirement assistance and compliance with Retirement Income Covenant obligations, research by Capital Preferences and Challenger reveals. The survey ...

Sequoia strikes deal to acquire Clique Paraplanning

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024
Sequoia Financial Group has acquired the business assets of Clique Paraplanning in cash on an earn out revenue multiple of about one. According to an ASX announcement, the deal comprised of $150,000 in cash and $60,000 in shares. The earn out and final ...

ASIC to tighten grip on super fund misdemeanours

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
ASIC deputy chair Sarah Court has reaffirmed that the corporate regulator is targeting member service failures, greenwashing, and inappropriate fees and charges, cautioning the superannuation industry to lift its game. At an industry event, Court said ...

Australian Ethical, Infradebt to launch infrastructure debt fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
Australian Ethical and Mike Cannon-Brookes-backed Infradebt are launching a debt fund to finance renewable energy projects, alongside ventures in social infrastructure and property development. The infrastructure debt fund will provide capital to solar ...

Treasury details winners from tax concessions on super contributions

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024
Treasury analysis shows superannuation contributions in Australia, taxed at concessional rates, significantly favour those with high incomes, in its Tax Expenditures and Insights Statement. As per the Australian Taxation Office's (ATO) latest statistics ...