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US regulator spotlights high frequency trades
MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 13 OCT 2011
High frequency traders in the US and UK could soon be made to register their trading systems as regulators look to control the practice which is often accused of exacerbating stock market volatility. The US' Commodity Futures Trading Commission was ...
Carbon Tax provides certainty for companies needing to change
MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 13 OCT 2011
The big result of the passing of the Carbon Tax Bill for the investment world is increased certainty, although for companies using emission intensive technology there will be long term concerns. According to governance research house Regnan, the impact ...
ING IM equities head departs
MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 13 OCT 2011
ING Investment Management's chief investment officer of asset strategies and alternatives, James Wright, has left the company following its takeover by UBS. A Morningstar analyst confirmed that Wright has left ING IM and will not move across to UBS ...
UBS shuts ING Australian alpha funds
MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 OCT 2011
ING Investment Management has terminated two of its Australian share funds, following its takeover by UBS Global Asset Management. The ING Alpha Plus Australian Share Fund and the ING Extended Alpha Australian Share Fund both closed on October 6. ING ...
Platforms welcome Solaris' performance fee equity fund
MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 OCT 2011
Boutique fund manager Solaris has had its Core Australian Equity Fund 'performance fee option' added to a range of major platforms. Macquarie Wrap, CFS Firstwrap, AXA Summit and AXA North have all included the fund on their distribution lists. The Performance ...
Invesco shuns global brands in Asian growth story
MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 OCT 2011
Invesco believes that Asia's proven ability to bounce back quickly from a slow down in growth will see its consumer demand story continue to prosper with local companies the main beneficiaries. The Invesco Wholesale Asian Demand Fund was launched in ...
Alphington targets younger HNW investors with wealth service
MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 11 OCT 2011
Alphington Private Investor Services has changed its business model and licensing arrangements to provide broad wealth management services to the retail space and typically younger clients. The Melbourne based firm will continue to target higher end ...
Janus manager launches insto volatility funds
MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 11 OCT 2011
Janus Capital subsidiary Enhanced Investment Technologies aims to provide consistent returns with the introduction of two new absolute volatility equity strategies to the Australian institutional market. The Low Volatility and Managed Volatility strategies ...
Sunsuper appoints new consultant as model shifts
MATT WOODINGTON  |  MONDAY, 10 OCT 2011
Sunsuper has appointed Ibbotson Associates Australia to consult on medium term portfolio tilts, adding to its recent reappointment of Mercer, as its relationship with consultants continues to evolve. The $18 billion super fund is also close to bringing ...
Advance sells management of $650 million retail funds
MATT WOODINGTON  |  MONDAY, 10 OCT 2011
Equity fund manager Maple-Brown Abbott has acquired the management rights for two of its Australian retail funds with over $650 million in combined funds under management from Advance Asset Management. Maple-Brown Abbott (MBA) has appointed Ironbark ...
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