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Investors being influenced by the 'Powell pivot'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
The Investment Grade Corporate Bonds: Understanding Manager Performance report said the 'Powell pivot' at the end of 2023 made the strategic shift a more attractive option for investors looking to capitalise on higher yields while reducing credit risk. ...

Treasury releases draft legislation for new $3m super tax

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
Treasury has released the draft regulations for the superannuation concessions changes set to come into effect FY 2025/26. Stakeholders have been encouraged to submit responses to the draft regulations before 26 April 2024. The bill imposes a tax rate ...

Interest rate cut may not come until 2025, experts warn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is expected to keep interest rates on hold at 4.35% today but hopes for a rate cut around the corner may be off the table. In this month's Finder RBA Cash Rate Survey, 41 experts and economists weighed in on what ...

Policymakers face significant challenge in regulating AI

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
Innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) are quickly expanding, posing a challenge to policymakers attempting to regulate the area. According to Kevin Hebner, managing director, global investment strategist with Epoch Investment Partners, those charged ...

AustralianSuper engages TAL to create retirement option

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
AustralianSuper and life insurer TAL have joined forces to create a new 'income for life' retirement option. The engagement extends a longstanding partnership between TAL and AustralianSuper to now support members' financial choices in retirement. ...

PGIM launches new platform in Australia

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
PGIM Real Estate has expanded its agriculture financing platform into Australia as part of the asset manager's global growth strategy. PGIM said Australia marks the first expansion of its agriculture lending business beyond North America. PGIM Real ...

Advised investors spurring SMSF rebound

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
Uncertain market conditions in 2023 spurred a rebound in the number of self-managed super funds (SMSFs) seeking financial advice. According to new research from AUSIEX, new SMSF account openings were driven by advised clients as the number of self-directed ...

Australian Retirement Trust announces new investment strategy and options

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2024
Australian Retirement Trust (ART) has announced a range of changes to its investment strategy and options. ART chief of retirement, Kathy Vincent, said the fund engaged its members, advisers and employers to co-design the new investment menu. "When ...

Advisers flock to managed accounts, but are very selective

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2024
A new report from State Street and Investment Trends found a record 25% of all new client inflows are placed into managed accounts. The proportion of advisers using them has more than tripled from 18% a decade ago to an equal record high of 56% now. ...

AFCA secures $40m in refunds

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) said it helped secure more than $40 million in refunds for hundreds of thousands of consumers between July and December 2023. AFCAs Systemic Issues Insights Report revealed the 139,011 consumers received ...