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Dividends up but share buybacks fall: Janus Henderson

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024
Global companies spent $181 billion less on share buybacks in 2023 compared to 2022, according to Janus Henderson's latest annual share buyback study. The $1.11 trillion total was $181 billion lower than in 2022, a significant decline of 14% year-on-year ...

Franklin Templeton's Brandywine Global launches new fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2024
Franklin Templeton investment manager Brandywine Global has expanded its product suite with the launch of a Global Opportunistic Equity Fund for Australian investors. The $2.4 trillion asset manager said the fund will invest in 60 to 100 global companies ...

T. Rowe Price appoints local operations chief

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 19 APR 2024
T. Rowe Price, the global asset manager with over US$1.3 trillion in assets under management, has appointed a regional operating chief who will relocate to Sydney from the London office. Financial services and operations professional Tim Chamberlain ...

Income inequality elevated, spikes: Oxfam

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2024
Income inequality is too high and continues to balloon in 60% of low- and middle-income countries studied by Oxfam International, tipping the Gini coefficient well above acceptable levels. Oxfam found that income inequality is rampant among 64 out of ...

Billionaire receives death penalty for embezzlement

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2024
A Vietnamese billionaire property developer has been sentenced to death for embezzling US$12.5 billion - the country's largest case of financial fraud, several reports show. The People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City yesterday handed down the death ...

IMF flags concerns over 'risky' private credit market

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2024
The International Monetary Find (IMF) has raised concerns over the growing private credit market, which topped US$2.1 trillion in assets and committed capital globally last year. The private credit market, which specialises in non-bank financial institutions ...

Citi scores $13bn custody, admin mandate

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024
Citi Securities Services added an ASX-listed investment manager and advice group to its client book. Citi is now custodian, fund administration and registry services provider for Fiducian Group, having completed the migration of over 1300 assets, thousands ...

Investment managers embracing AI: Mercer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
According to a report by Mercer, nine out of 10 investment managers are either using or planning to use artificial intelligence (AI) in their investment strategies or asset class research. The report flagged that the question is no longer if but how ...

Infrastructure a foundational portfolio asset class: IFM Investors

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
Infrastructure should be considered as an equally vital asset class for institutional investors as traditional asset classes, according to the latest annual IFM Investors Infrastructure Outlook. Although infrastructure has a proven track record as a ...

Wholesale investor tests up for parliamentary review

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The federal government wants to shake up the wholesale investor tests further in launching a parliamentary inquiry into the entire framework, worrying many fund managers operating in the high-net-worth space. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations ...