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Centuria launches unlisted fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021
Centuria Capital Group has launched a new fund that invests solely in a $224 million building in Victoria. The Centuria Government Income Property Fund (CGIPF) will become the new owner of 1 McNab Avenue, a 14-storey building located in Footscray. CGIPF ...

Hostplus holds on to MySuper top spot

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
Hostplus remained the best performing single-strategy MySuper option in the year ending April, as superannuation's rebound continued. The Rainmaker MySuper Index returned 18.7% in the 12 months to April. The month's returns were 70bps lower ...

Halifax auditors face criminal charges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021
Audits of defunct stockbroker Halifax have resulted in the first criminal charges ever laid in Australia for failure to comply with auditing standards. EC Audit and its director Robert Evett have been charged with breaches of auditing standards and ...

Macquarie subsidiary to acquire REIT

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 7 JUN 2021
After its ninth attempt, Macquarie Agricultural Funds Management is set to acquire a real estate investment trust for $354.6 million. Vitalharvest Freehold Trust (VTH) accepted an offer price of $1.295 per share from MAFM on June 2. In November 2020 ...

Premiums to increase at ESSSuper

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
The $31 billion government fund has informed members that their life insurance premiums will be increasing. ESSSuper, the government fund for the emergency services based in Melbourne, informed members in its accumulation plan that the cost of death ...

Madison appoints general manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
The head of advice at Madison Financial Group has been promoted to general manager in a newly created role. Jaime Johns takes on the new role after leading the advice unit for two years. She joined the group as national manager of advice and business ...

How noise impacts trading performance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
Did trading desks perform better or worse when they were forced to work from home last year? That is the question UNSW Business school researchers sought to answer. A study by UNSW Business School associate professors Elise Payzan-LeNestour and James ...

Chief economist update: RBA cash rate on ice until 2024

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
Except to reinforce its message that interest rates will remain at record lows "until 2024 at the earliest", the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) June board meeting was largely a ho-hum affair. As expected, the RBA left monetary policy settings ...

AMP sued for charging dead clients

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
ASIC has taken Federal Court action against AMP for allegedly charging more than 2000 deceased clients insurance premiums and financial advice fees after being notified of their death. The action relates to five companies that are or were subsidiaries ...

MLC appoints co-head of private equity

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 25 MAY 2021
MLC Asset Management has appointed a new co-head of private equity, to work alongside New York based Marek Herchel. Kristian Zimmermann was most recently a senior director and head of investment review team at Temasek in Singapore. Prior to this, he ...
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