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UBS Australia launches new CBRE fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
UBS has added a new fund from CBRE Clarion to its lineup that will invest in listed and unlisted real assets for sophisticated investors in Australia. The UBS CBRE Global Real Assets Fund has a fund-of-fund structure and will invest in existing vehicles ...
Family office backs fixed income fintech
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
It's back to his roots for Kapstream Capital's retired co-founder Kumar Palghat, as his family office takes an equity stake in a new fixed income execution fintech. KPY Pty Ltd has made a cornerstone investment in Liquidity Cube, an ASIC-regulated ...
CBA coughs up $5m over RC case study
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
ASIC has trumped the Commonwealth Bank for failures in its AgriAdvantage Plus Package, with the Federal Court of Australia ordering the bank to cough up a $5 million penalty. On Friday, the Court found that the bank had breached the ASIC Act and Corporations ...
Hundreds of billions ripped from super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
For a moment, Australia's superannuation system was beyond the magic $3 trillion mark. But, COVID-19 momentarily set the sector back, according to new data. Latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows the super sector was smashed to the tune of ...
QIC appoints executive director
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
The $80 billion fund manager has hired BMO Global Asset Management's Asia Pacific managing director as an executive director as the incumbent retires. Ravi Sriskandarajah will join QIC as executive director, client solutions and capital on September ...
Chief economist update: The ECB's PEPP economy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
When the going gets tough... the European Central Bank (ECB) gets more policy provision going. At its June 4 Governing Council meeting, the central bank raised the size of its Pandemic Emergency Purchase Program (PEPP) by €600 billion to a total ...
Housing affordability improves
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
Housing affordability marginally improved during the March quarter, with the proportion of income required to meet loan repayments decreasing by 0.1%. The report comes out of industry body REIA, which found that affordability improved in NSW, Queensland ...
Renewed scrutiny for ME Bank
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
Liberal MP Tim Wilson has asked to recall ME Bank to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics after correspondence with ASIC for a hearing later this week. During ME Bank chief executive James McPhee's appearance at the last committee ...
COVID-19 deepens life insurer losses
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
Australian life insurers posted a net loss of $1.8 billion for the year ending March, taking a significant hit from the previous year's profits of $759 million, according to APRA statistics for March quarter. The life insurance industry had $185.3 billion ...
Grow Super co-founder in alleged betting scandal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
The co-founder of Grow Super, a fund marketed to millennials, has resigned, allegedly as a result of his involvement in an NRL betting scandal. Grow Super co-founder and chief executive Joshua Wilson has stepped down from his role due to the alleged ...
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