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Pinnacle backs fledgling UK boutique

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2024
After ditching Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), the former global equities team is joining Pinnacle Investment Management as a fledgling affiliate. RLAM head of equities Peter Rutter and several of his global equities team members have sought refuge ...

Men, women in same occupation drive pay gap

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 3 MAY 2024
A whopping 80% of the gender pay gap can be attributed to women being paid less than men within the same occupation, a new economic analysis shows. After analysing tax data, economic research organisation E61 Institute compared men and women of similar ...

Treasury shakes up foreign investing framework

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024
Treasury is promising to make Australia a better investment hub for foreigners as it lays out comprehensive reforms to make the system "stronger, more streamlined, and more transparent". Treasurer Jim Chalmers today released an updated foreign investment ...

Qantas Super boosts ag assets by $200m

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024
Qantas Super has injected $200 million in an agriculture investor that has a $1.1 billion portfolio of farmland across the nation. The super fund has partnered with GO.FARM, a developer, manager, and investor in agricultural assets involved in the production ...

Vanguard Super lowers fees

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024
Vanguard Super is reducing its annual administration fees off the back of strong investment performance and its short time in the market. All members will see annual administration fee go from 0.35% to 0.33% per year and the admin fee cap lower from ...

The risks and opportunities in advice: SIAA

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024
This year's Stockbrokers and Investment Advisers Association (SIAA) Conference will take a deep dive into how major financial advice reforms will impact superannuation funds and how they are preparing to help Australians particularly retirees access ...

Succession planning troubles family offices: J.P. Morgan

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024
Global family offices remain deeply concerned about how to prepare the next generation to inherit a vast fortune as almost 30% do not have a structured approach to help them, a new study from J.P. Morgan reveals. The majority (70%) of participants that ...

Almost one third fail adviser exam

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2024
Nearly one third (30%) of candidates who sat the latest round of the Financial Advisers Exam failed. A total of 298 candidates sat the 24 th exam, which is mandatory for those who want to practice as a financial adviser. The majority (77%) sat the exam ...

Antipodes acquires boutique manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024
Antipodes has acquired a fund manager specialising in Asian equity and fixed income strategies that has about $170 million in assets under management. Premium Asia Funds Management is now part of Antipodes' stable, transferring three strategies ...

ClearBridge launches first local global equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024
ClearBridge Investments has launched its first global equity strategy in Australia as it looks to introduce more in the future. The ClearBridge Global Growth Fund invests in 60 to 100 growth companies and aims to deliver above-market returns. The fund ...