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Financial Wisdom appoints head

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 20 NOV 2007
Financial Wisdom has appointed Nadia Zweck as the group's new South Australian practice development manager. Prior to joining Financial Wisdom, Zweck held similar positions at MLC Advice Solutions and ThreeSixty, as well as administrative roles with ...

SAP and CSC join forces on pricing

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  MONDAY, 19 NOV 2007
Business software provider SAP has announced a joint venture with Computer Sciences Corporation to create a new pricing scenario program for CSC's bank clients. The new joint venture will combine SAP's Price Optimization software with CSC's Hogan Core ...

Intech alt fund posts 16pc

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  MONDAY, 19 NOV 2007
Intech's flagship alternatives fund, the Global Tactical Strategies Trust (GTS), has finished its first year on a high, with a return of 16.16 per cent for the the year to end September. The absolute return, multi-manager fund delivered much of its ...

Austock ploughs more into property

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  MONDAY, 19 NOV 2007
Austock will introduce new listed and unlisted property products next year, along with international equity and high yield funds, according to managing director Tim Boyle. The company will use the remaining $5.5 million of its $10.5 million float bounty ...

Commissions could breach sole purpose test

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2007
Trustees of retail super funds who pay commissions to subsidise holistic advice could be breaching the sole purpose test, according to Industry Super Network executive manager David Whiteley. Speaking at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia ...

Resources boom gone in three years: Putnam

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2007
New transport and resources infrastructure arriving in the next three to four years could lead to the end of the current global resources boom, according to Shigeki Makino, Putnam Investments chief investment officer of global core equities. He said ...

Tyndall/Suncorp to merge fixed interest teams

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2007
Tyndall/Suncorp will merge their two separate fixed income teams next quarter and increase staff numbers at their global macro team over the next year as part of a broader growth strategy, according to managing director Brett Himbury. Himbury said the ...

ASFA launches three-part super plan

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2007
Soft compulsion, increased advice and standardised investment options would be the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia's (ASFA) key goals in the near future, according to chief executive Pauline Vamos. Speaking at the opening day of the ...

Austock to list with $214m cap

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  THURSDAY, 15 NOV 2007
Austock Group has announced it will begin its float on November 20, with six million shares on offer at $1.80 a share, giving the company a market capitalisation of $214.3 million. The minimum subscription of six million shares will represent 4.8 percent ...

Macq heads deeper into Asia

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2007
Macquarie intends to expand further into Asia and Europe with its latest division, Macquarie Global Investments (MGI), according to division head Matthew Rady. The section will consist of the current Macquarie Private Portfolio Management (MPPM) and ...