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Fidante adds to London office
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
Challenger's multi-boutique business has added to its London office's institutional sales team. Fidante Partners appointed Kerry Duffain to its institutional client solutions team in the London office. Duffain was most recently the head of European ...
State Street fund purges tobacco, weapons
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
State Street's international equities trust, which tracks MSCI World ex Australia, is set to exclude tobacco and controversial weapons. It will make the changes from July 1, for both the hedged and unhedged versions of the State Street International ...
AMP Capital cuts fees on equities fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
AMP Capital has dropped the management fees on its ESG-focused equities fund by 15bps, while also updating its screening thresholds. The AMP Capital Sustainable Share Fund will shift from charging 70 bps per year to 55 bps per year. It has tightened ...
Performance analyst jobs hold steady in COVID-19
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
Performance analysts and more broadly, investment data professionals have been in strong demand throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Kaizen Recruitment. The role -- with responsibilities including calculating, attributing and benchmarking ...
Realigning remuneration expectations
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
Incentives could be 30-40% lower in 2020 owing to COVID-19 and underperforming investment products, according to a new compensation report covering asset management, insurance and sales. This year is "unusually important" for salaries as the trifecta ...
Regal Atlantic fund perks up in April
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
Regal's Atlantic Absolute Return Fund posted a 14% rise in April, looking up from its -58.6% returns for March and -32% for February. The fund, which invests in global stocks and aims to max returns regardless of market fluctuations, benefited from ...
March ASX200 volatility worse than GFC
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
The Australian stock market showed greater intraday volatility in March than it did during the peaks of the Global Financial Crisis, according to new research from Allan Gray. Nine trading days in March showed volatility above 10% for S&P/ASX 200, with ...
Morningstar downgrades two Vanguard funds to neutral
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
Two unlisted funds from Vanguard have had their retail share classes downgraded at Morningstar, with the ratings house bringing attention to the vehicles' higher fees compared to their listed or wholesale versions. The lower-investment-minimum share ...
IFM cuts carbon footprint from Aussie infra assets
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
IFM Investors' local infrastructure assets, which include Ausgrid, major airports, ports and toll roads, cut their carbon footprint by 7.9% in the year ending June 2019. The industry-superannuation-owned fund manager started reporting its infrastructure ...
South Australian wealth firms merge
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
An Adelaide wealth advisory and accounting practice has acquired a private wealth firm that was named the Financial Planning Association of Australia's Professional Practice of the Year in 2018. Perks is expanding its Perks Private Wealth business after ...
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