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State Street plans local ETF portal launch

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
Following its launch in Singapore this week, State Street plans to roll out its Fund Connect ETF portal in Australia. The Fund Connect ETF portal is part of State Street Digital and provides access to more than 960 ETFs. It was made available in Singapore ...

No place for crypto in insto portfolios: PGIM

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
PGIM has made clear its thoughts on cryptocurrency, labelling it 'portfolio kryptonite' and saying it adds little to institutional investment portfolios other than a whole lot of risk. In its latest Megatrends paper, investment professionals from across ...

How AMP plans to bounce back

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
AMP's chair has explained how the group intends to improve its financial performance, while Alexis George outlined how the 173-year-old company will be transformed, with a strong focus on the retirement space. Kicking off the company's annual ...

CountPlus names chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
Following the sudden departure of Matthew Rowe in February, the financial advice group has named its new chief executive while also naming a new chief financial and operating officer. Hugh Humphrey will take over as chief executive of CountPlus on July ...

Challenger restructures for growth

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Challenger is restructuring as part of a broader strategy to reach more customers, in a plan that will see the departure of the current chief executive of its life division. The group is creating a new 'Customer' division which will comprise ...

Dump annual super contributions cap: CA ANZ

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Ahead of this weekend's election, the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) wants both major political parties to commit to dumping the annual superannuation contribution cap for the benefit of women. CA ANZ said the existing cap ...

Clime acquires private wealth firm

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Clime Investment Management has acquired a Melbourne wealth management business for $7 million. The ASX-listed manager will acquire MTIS Wealth Management on July 1, adding about $380 million in funds under management to its pool and total gross revenues ...

ASX board diversity stagnating: Report

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Nineteen per cent of female ASX 300 directors are dominating close to half of all female-occupied seats, according to diversity insights showing little has changed in the last 12 months. The 2022 Board Diversity Index, launched by the Governance Institute ...

Equip adds to executive team

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
The chief member officer at Equip has left after four years, with the fund appointing an interim replacement as it also welcomes another addition to its C-suite. Tania Cumming left the $32 billion super fund last month, vacating the position of chief ...

BlackRock launches ESG model portfolios

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
BlackRock has introduced a range of ESG model portfolios covering a range of risk profiles, saying it is making sustainability more affordable. The iShares ESG Model Portfolios apply a multi-asset strategy and invest in iShares ETFs and BlackRock index ...