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Platinum plans turnaround, FUM dwindles

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
Platinum Investment Management unveiled its turnaround strategy as funds under management (FUM) continue to suffer institutional investor outflows and negative returns. The fund manager said its immediate priorities in the next few months is to cut ...

Large-cap equity funds continue underperformance: SPIVA

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
Large-cap active equity fund managers turned in their second-worst year of underperformance as 77% failed to beat their benchmark, the latest SPIVA study shows. Aussie large-cap managers suffered their worst-performing period in 2023 - not since 2018 ...

DASS settlement pending court approval, victims urged to claim

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
The federal court will soon determine if it will approve the $16 million to settle the class action against E&P Financial Group as some victims of Dixon Advisory and Superannuation Services (DASS) are running out of time to make a claim. On 3 April ...

Super assets reach $3.7tn

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
Australians' nest egg jumped 10% to $3.7 trillion in the year to 2023 thanks to strong contributions and share market performance. The latest statistics from the prudential regulator show that APRA-regulated assets dominate the pool, growing 12% to ...

Copia seals distribution partnership

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
Copia Investment Partners has won a partnership with HSBC Asset Management to distribute a strategy to retail investors. Copia will make the HSBC Global Infrastructure Equity Fund available to retail investors after it was launched to the institutional ...

Super funds captivated by equities: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
Superannuation funds have been heavily reliant on equities for the last decade compared to their global peers, a new study reveals. The latest study by Willis Towers Watson's Thinking Ahead Institute finds that Australia's superannuation funds continue ...

RBA appoints operations chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has named its chief operating officer who will take up the newly created role on March 4. Susan Woods has been appointed to the post. She has been the assistant governor for corporate services at the RBA since 2018 ...

Canna Campbell slapped with $114k legal bill

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
A judge has ordered financial adviser Canna Campbell to pay $113,791.50 in legal costs after she was found guilty of trademark infringement. Justice Manousaridis in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia ordered Campbell, founder of SugarMamma TV and ...

Super funds in pole position for expanded advice

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
Superannuation funds will have a leg up over life insurers and banks once the federal government implements its proposal to expand financial advice. This is according to industry experts who say that super funds are in good stead to bolster the availability ...

Iress sells platforms business

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
Iress has offloaded its platform business with $4 billion in funds under advice (FUA) to another ASX-listed firm. Praemium will soon be the new owner of Iress's OneVue Platform Business (IOPB), agreeing to pay $1 million in cash and an additional ...
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