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Warren Buffet honours Charlie Munger in Berkshire shareholder letter

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
Warren Buffet praised his former right-hand man, Charlie Munger, as the "architect" of Berkshire Hathaway in its latest shareholder letter. In his tribute, Buffet acknowledged Munger for guiding him to acquire wonderful businesses at fair prices rather ...

Australian Ethical posts strong half-year result

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 23 FEB 2024
Australian Ethical has reported a strong half-year financial result, with revenue increasing by 33% to $48.5 million and its underlying net profit after tax (UNPAT) jumping 71% to $8.5 million. The ethical investment firm's funds under management ...

Bragg calls for another Financial System Inquiry, critiques ASIC, APRA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 23 FEB 2024
Senator Andrew Bragg has called for another Financial System Inquiry (FSI) to address "structural problems" in the twin peaks of financial sector regulation, ASIC and APRA. In his speech to the Financial Services Council (FSC), Bragg argued that "clear ...

ASX issues first corporate bond, underwritten by Westpac

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
ASX has unveiled the pricing for its first corporate bond; a $275 million issue of floating rate, unsecured medium-term notes. This issuance falls under its newly established Medium Term Notes Programme, dated 18 August 2023. The Notes have a coupon ...

Former financial adviser sanctioned by ASIC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
Former financial adviser Shivdeep Jaidka is under ASIC scrutiny; the corporate regulator has accepted a court-enforceable undertaking from him. After reviewing the financial services provided by Jaidka, ASIC found he failed to adhere to s961B and s961G ...

JANA wins mandate from public sector super fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
JANA has been selected as the investment consultant for the Tasmanian Retirement Benefits Fund (RBF). Following an extensive procurement process supported independently by Deloitte, the asset consultant was awarded the mandate by the Superannuation ...

Iress reports $137m loss in 'challenging year'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
In a year deemed challenging by Iress chief executive Marcus Price, the firm saw its net profit after tax (NPAT) plummet from a $52.7 million profit to a $137.5 million loss for FY23, alongside a decrease in statutory EBITDA from $142.7 million to $89.6 ...

New life insurance regulations rolled out

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones has issued life insurance regulations that aim to modernise the legislative framework. The Life Insurance Regulations 2024 establishes a threshold for annuities, dictating that the ...

Global X ETFs appoints new chief executive from Goldman Sachs

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
Global X ETFs has appointed Goldman Sachs executive Ryan O'Connor as its new US chief executive, effective April 8. O'Connor will lead the firm's strategy, revitalise its product suite, and manage its team. Prior to joining Global X, O'Connor ...

Future Group commences organisational restructure

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Future Group is undertaking an organisational restructure to consolidate the operations of its subsidiaries, smartMonday, GuildSuper, and Verve Super, leading to job cuts. Future Group chief executive Simon Sheikh said in a letter to investors that ...