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Chief economist update: Rents under covid

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
Australian landlords aren't all rejoicing. Yes Virginia, we're all aware this is happening in this land "girt by sea" under pandemic but the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has actually put facts and figures behind this in its September 2020 ...

Index manager, friend charged for insider trading

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 22 SEP 2020
A senior index manager and his friend were charged for insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission for reaping over US$900,000 in illegal profits off trades made with prior knowledge of stocks that would be added to or deleted from an ...

Another sentenced in ATO fraud

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
A man has been sentenced to over seven years in jail for his role as principal conspirator in a syndicate alleged to have defrauded the Commonwealth of more than $105 million over three years. Simon Anquetil pleaded guilty to charges of conspiring to ...

Woman jailed in $105m tax scam

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
A fourth person has been sentenced to four years imprisonment for their role in a syndicate that allegedly defrauded the Commonwealth of over $105 million. Devyn Hammond was sentenced in the Supreme Court of NSW to four years jail for her role in a ...

Financial institution charged over Epstein scandal

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
The US Department of Financial Services (DFS) has hit Deutsche Bank with a US$150 million penalty for the bank's relationship with disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. This marks the first enforcement action by a regulator against a financial institution ...

Perth hit worst in housing crisis

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
The stringent government response to COVID-19 has undoubtedly placed the property market cycle on the cusp of another downswing, says CoreLogic's head of research Eliza Owen. Property value declines have been fairly mild, so far this year, with national ...

Charter Hall invests in logistics

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
Charter Hall announced the acquisition of a $115 million logistics property as part of two of its industrial property funds. The company secured the property for its Charter Hall Prime Industrial Fund (CPIF) and Charter Hall Direct Industrial Fund No.4 ...

Property takes $237m hit

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
Total property sales across the country have dropped at least 30% after COVID-19 cases started increasing in March, with sales down $237 million compared to the same period last year. Total sales in Sydney have dropped 79% (-$454 million), while sales ...

Wall Street surges as Sanders drops out, Wuhan reopens

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... time of writing, the S&P/ASX 200 had mirrored moves made in the US, lifting 1.75% in its last day of trading before the Easter long weekend. Perpetual multi asset head of investment strategy Matt Sherwood said markets had been completely unpredictable. ...

Pension fund acquires Plenary Group business

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2020
Plenary Asia Pacific is set to offload its North American operations to a $390 billion pension fund. Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) will acquire Plenary Americas' in addition to the controlling stake already held through its PPP portfolio. ...