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CFS Global Asset Management creates new emerging market debt team

ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 23 AUG 2011
Colonial First State Global Asset Management is establishing a new team to invest in emerging market debt. Heading the UK-based team will be Helene Williamson, with 15 years' experience in the sector. Her team of four will be supported by the wealth ...

Asian small caps as emerging markets go mainstream

ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 23 AUG 2011
Research house Lonsec expects product providers to move towards frontier markets such as Africa and small cap Asian equities, as emerging markets become more mainstream, a senior analyst said today. Steven Sweeney, senior investment analyst for Lonsec ...

Vanguard appoints senior portfolio manager, fixed income

ALISON BEVEGE  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2011
Vanguard has appointed Gemma Wright-Casparius as a senior portfolio manager and principal of the firm's US-based fixed income group. She will report to Kenneth Volpert, principal and head of Vanguard's taxable bond group. Wright-Casparius will co-manage ...

Behavioural finance pop quiz helps advisers communicate

ALISON BEVEGE  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2011
A new quiz-based tool can give financial advisers an insight into their client's investment proclivities, according to resource provider innergi. Money Personality is a questionnaire that takes up to 5 minutes to complete. A report is then emailed to ...

AMP Capital wins UK pension fund mandate

ALISON BEVEGE  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2011

CFA results are in for 2500 finance professionals

ALISON BEVEGE  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2011
More than 2500 Australian investment professionals have now received their results from the June CFA Institute exams, earning global recognition and certification of their skills. The CFA Institute, an international organisation of investment professionals ...

ANZ shows increased profit and deposit growth

ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 19 AUG 2011
ANZ said its institutional division has strengthened, profits have grown and its deposit growth has exceeded its loan growth in a nine-monthly market update released today. Mike Smith, ANZ chief executive officer said the bank's global markets business ...

Super funds need modern platforms to disclose holdings

ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 19 AUG 2011
Superannuation funds worried about the cost of disclosing their portfolio holdings need to ditch their old legacy platforms, one of the world's biggest platform providers said yesterday. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) this ...

Planning practices will sell on earnings not revenue after opt-in

ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 19 AUG 2011
Financial advisors need to improve their earnings not their revenues if they want to sell their businesses, a strategic advisory firm has said. Hunts' Group Consulting, which gives strategic growth advice to the wealth management industry, knows how ...

Clime gains three-star rating for Aus equities fund

ALISON BEVEGE  |  FRIDAY, 19 AUG 2011
Clime Asset Management has gained a three-star maiden rating for its Clime Australian Value Fund from Standard & Poor's, putting it on the radar for financial advisers for the first time. Darren Katz, head of distribution at Clime, said the Australian ...