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T. Rowe Price launches bond fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
T. Rowe Price has launched a new strategy that invests in government bonds targeting wholesale and institutional investors. The Global Government Bond High Quality Fund aims to achieve risk-adjusted returns across global bond markets issued by governments ...

Wholesale investor tests up for parliamentary review

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The federal government wants to shake up the wholesale investor tests further in launching a parliamentary inquiry into the entire framework, worrying many fund managers operating in the high-net-worth space. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations ...

Allianz Retire+ names wealth management distribution chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
Allianz Retire+ has appointed Brendon Rodda to the role of chief distribution officer for wealth management. Rodda most recently oversaw the global wealth management distribution strategy at PIMCO as executive vice president. Allianz and PIMCO joined ...

Raiding super can worsen housing affordability: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
Allowing Australians to draw from their superannuation to purchase a home will not solve the affordable housing crisis and would potentially lead to higher property prices, a new analysis from the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) ...

AvSuper prepares members for merger, fee changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
AvSuper provided further updates on its merger with Australian Retirement Trust (ART), flagging to members that they will likely see investment, administration, and insurance fees increase. AvSuper will join the $280 billion ART with its 2.3 million ...

Perpetual seeds Kapstream fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Perpetual is backing a new strategy from Kapstream Capital, securing an undisclosed seed amount in the fund that invests in securitised warehouse financing, a form of private debt. Following its February 1 launch, the Kapstream Private Investment Fund ...

Listed companies drive economy's momentum: ABDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Australian companies continue to defy odds and beat analysts' expectations to help keep the economy on its resilience streak. Perennial Partners lead portfolio manager Stephen Bruce, who presented at the Advisers Big Day Out (ABDO) Capital Cities in ...

Markets, economies benefit from eustress: ABDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
While 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 ...

Inaugural CSLR levy slugs advisers $18.5m

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
The financial advice industry will be forced to pay $18.5 million to fund the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort's (CSLR) first year of operation, drawing outrage from the sector. The government released its estimates for the first and second phase ...

Castlerock embarks on $30m capital raise

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
Property fund manager Castlerock is aiming to raise $30 million to expand its portfolio focused on government-leased assets. The Castlerock Government Property Fund invests in state and Commonwealth government properties spanning five states. The 10-year-old ...