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Fin Synergy welcomes new exec
HAMISH MADDEN  |  TUESDAY, 24 JUL 2007
Software developer Financial Synergy has announced the appointment of a new general manager consulting and business development for its Acurity division. Tim Percy brings more than 17 years experience in IT and management consulting to the role and ...
FPA lends farmers a helping hand
HAMISH MADDEN  |  TUESDAY, 24 JUL 2007
The chair of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), Corinna Dieters, yesterday announced a pilot project for planners to help drought affected farmers free of charge, potentially the first of many pro bono projects for needy Australians. Dieters ...
DeAM global thematic fund impresses van Eyk
HAMISH MADDEN  |  MONDAY, 23 JUL 2007
Deutsche Asset Management's Global Equity Thematic Fund has been rated an 'A' by van Eyk on the back of strong portfolio construction and risk management. The fund focuses on global themes rather than on regional or geographic issues, according to Bill ...
IFSA tackles investment calculators
HAMISH MADDEN  |  MONDAY, 23 JUL 2007
The Investment and Financial Services Association (IFSA) has released a new guidance note on best practice for providers of financial and investment calculators. Guidance Note No.21 Calculators - Best Practice Guidance addresses issues of variations ...
INVESCO Asian fund placed on hold
HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2007
INVESCO's Asian Share Fund has been placed on hold by Standard & Poor's following the departure of its Hong Kong chief investment officer. Patrick Shum's departure is a significant event, according to S&P, and the ratings and research house will be ...
Franklin Templeton launches diversified real estate fund
HAMISH MADDEN  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2007
Franklin Templeton Real Estate Advisors has launched the Franklin International Real Estate Fund 3 (FIRE Fund 3), a global diversified fund investing in international private real estate funds. The launch of FIRE Fund 3 in Australia comes on the back ...
BT appoints distribution head for SA and NT
HAMISH MADDEN  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2007
BT Financial Group has appointed a new head of distribution for South Australia and the Northern Territory. Self-managed super fund (SMSF) specialist and SMSF Professionals' Association of Australia (SPAA) member Neil Sparks joins BT from his previous ...
ING super chosen by Carter Holt Harvey
HAMISH MADDEN  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2007
ING Corporate Super has been chosen by Carter Holt Harvey to look after its $125 million in employee super. At the same time, ING was trumpeting a recent five star rating from Heron, who rated ING Corporate Super the best in its class. "This significant ...
Macq banks on appetite for gearing into super
HAMISH MADDEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 JUL 2007
Macquarie has seen healthy inflows into its Managed Fund Instalments thanks to investor appetite for gearing into super. Macquarie said its MFIs, which provided geared exposure to a range of domestic and international markets, had been particularly ...
Sustainable stock exchange set for opening
HAMISH MADDEN  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUL 2007
The Financial & Energy Exchange (FEX) is set to open a new trading board on the Newcastle-based National Stock Exchange (NSX), with high profile green campaigner and former US Vice President Al Gore to give an address at the opening. The FEX Sustainability ...
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