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BlackRock's Fink signals a tough road ahead for future retirees

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
In his annual letter to investors, BlackRock chair and chief executive Larry Fink said providing people a secure, well-earned retirement is much more challenging now that it was 30 years ago, and it will be "much harder" in the future. As such, Fink ...

Best super fund products revealed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
The best superannuation fund products, based on factors such as investment performance, insurance, fees, and organisational strength, have been named. Rainmaker Information awarded its annual "symbol of excellence" AAA Quality Rating to 48 super funds ...

Threats outside the Australian financial system build: RBA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA's) latest Financial Stability Assessment has said that although risks to global economy have been balanced as inflation has eased, risks to financial stability remain. The Assessment said there is a possibility ...

UniSuper appoints new head of fixed interest

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
UniSuper has named Mathew McCrum as its new head of fixed interest. McCrum has over 30 years of experience in the investment management, previously serving as a senior portfolio manager specialising in income-focused strategies at boutique firm Plato ...

Perpetual awards State Street subsidiary a major mandate

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
Perpetual has appointed State Street subsidiary Charles River to manage front office operations for its Australian asset management business. Perpetual's Australian asset management business will use Charles River's Investment Management Solution (Charles ...

Why this fundie sees the economy making a hard landing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
'Goldilocks' soft-landing view, deteriorating consumer health and a poor growth outlook this Australian reporting season hints at a hard landing. "After digesting the latest information from reporting season results and company meetings our analysis ...

Deloitte eyes more mergers and product innovation

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Superannuation funds will be focused on ongoing merger activity and strengthening retirement strategies and product solutions in the next few years, according to Deloitte's Dynamics of the Australian Superannuation System report. The report forecasted ...

Northern Trust appoints head of international enterprise client solutions

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Northern Trust has appointed Gary Paulin to the newly created role of head of international enterprise client solutions. In the new role, Paulin will focus on building stronger relationships with key clients across Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia ...

Australian Ethical eyes small caps as play for advisers

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Last year, global equities significantly outperformed Australian equities, largely driven by the remarkable performance of the world's largest technology companies - dubbed the Magnificent Seven. However, Australian Ethical points to stretched valuations ...

Institutional investors shift gears amid 'new market regime'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Nuveen's latest global institutional investor survey shows that investors are adjusting risk management and asset allocation strategies due to geopolitical tensions, higher rates, market volatility, and upcoming elections, with three themes dominating ...