Newspaper icon
The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
READ NOW
Search ResultsShowing 41 - 50 of 100+ results for "ABS"
ERS had little effect on funds: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020
Large outflows experienced by some super funds as a result of the government's early release of super scheme had little impact on fund performance, according to new research from the University of Melbourne. The research, conducted by James Brugler ...
Household wealth hits record high
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
... increased 1.7% to a record high of $11.35 trillion, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS head of finance and wealth Amanda Seneviratne said the September quarter estimate surpassed the previous high of $11.24 ...
Magellan launches funds on Chi-X
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 15 DEC 2020
Magellan Financial Group has launched its MFG Core Series and the Magellan Sustainable Fund on Chi-X. The MFG Core series includes three funds: the MFG Core International Fund, the MFG Core ESG Fund and the MFG Core Infrastructure Fund. Magellan said ...
UK fund manager eyes Australia
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2020
A UK investment manager with about US$500 million in assets is entering the Australian and New Zealand markets, enlisting 3PD as its distribution partner. Marylebone Partners will introduce its absolute-return and long-short global equity strategies ...
First Sentier hires from AMP Capital
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 DEC 2020
First Sentier Investors has named its investor relations director in its direct infrastructure team, hiring from AMP Capital. Celine Kabashima spent eight years at AMP Capital and was most recently senior investment specialist for infrastructure debt ...
Magnolia bids for real estate agency
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 7 DEC 2020
Magnolia Capital has made a takeover bid for an ASX-listed real estate agent, which the latter claims the bid price is too low. Magnolia Equities III has put forth an off-market, cash takeover bid for The Agency Group (AU1). Magnolia is offering four ...
Super lifting retirees' financial wellbeing: HILDA
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020
The growth in superannuation assets means more retirees are coming out of poverty and experiencing less financial stress, but this is creating greater income inequality, the 2020 HILDA survey found. Research from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics ...
Chief economist update: Australia is out
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020
... strength of domestic household spending, "predominantly reflecting increased demand for consumption goods as restrictions lifted (ABS)". Brighter still is that households have the wherewithal to increase spending. Household disposable income has increased ...
QSuper bets on new retirement product
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020
QSuper is building a new retirement product that guarantees a lifetime income, hoping to combat longevity risk and fears that retirees will run out of money. Chief executive Michael Pennisi told a recent member update that the product, while still in ...
IOOF ups costs for self-employed advisers
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020
Self-employed financial advisers working with IOOF will have to pay more for the same services under the new IOOF structure which will focus the business on three key pillars in the advice space. Speaking to investors today, IOOF chief advice officer ...