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ANU divests seven companies, seeks equities manager

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 7 OCT 2014
The Australian National University (ANU) has announced it will divest its holdings in seven mining companies, following a review of its domestic equity investments. The university also announced it plans to outsource its domestic equity investment management ...

ANU enlists CAER for ESG research

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 4 AUG 2014
The Investment Office of the Australian National University (ANU) has enlisted the services of research group CAER to research and rate the companies in which invests according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. The announcement ...

PROFILE: Invesco CEO Martin Franc

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 5 JUN 2014
... plan then Franc's life would likely be unrecognisable. Majoring in political science at the Australian National University (ANU), Franc initially had ambitions to work in foreign affairs with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO). ...

Hockey signals pension age might climb to 70

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 11 APR 2014
... into older ages. We need flexibility for these people," he said. Andrew Leigh, the shadow assistant treasurer and a former ANU economist, added that while raising the pension age for healthier high income people in the services industry is fine, it's ...

Women's retirement anxiety is increasing

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 15 OCT 2013
Women are developing deep seated concerns over not having enough retirement funds, according to the MLC Australian Wealth Sentiment Survey. The survey questioned more than 2000 Australians, with special emphasis on gender, age and location. The main ...

ANU fund adopts ethical investment guidelines

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 8 OCT 2013
... is modifying its investment guidelines to ensure investments it holds in the future will "minimise social injury". However, ANU chancellor and former minister for foriegn affairs in the Hawke-Keating government, Gareth Evans, told the ABC that the university ...

Women need 7% more super

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2013
Women's superannuation contribution rates would need to be 7% higher than men's in order to achieve gender equality, a study has found. Research by Michael E Drew and Anup K Basu, entitled 'The Case for Gender-Sensitive Superannuation Plan Design' ...

Melbourne director gets jail sentence

CLAIRE MCGREAL  |  THURSDAY, 1 DEC 2011
A former Melbourne company director has been sentenced to a total of three years and two months behind bars on charges which include insolvent trading and theft. Anula Kumari Kaye, 59, of Toorak, former director of International Consulting Group (ICG) ...

Sunsuper renews Mercer mandate

ELISE BURGESS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 SEP 2011
Mercer has secured its 17th mandate this year with $17 billion industry super fund, Sunsuper, renewing its investment consulting contract for a further three years at the same time expanding its investment team. Under the new contract, Mercer will provide ...

ANU partners with CFA Inst

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUN 2011
... Program Partner institutions around the world, which includes 32 in the Asia-Pacific region. Professor Jayne Godfrey, Dean of ANU College of Business and Economics, said, "Partnerships with key industry bodies such as CFA Institute plays an important ...