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Quality is worth paying for in 2024: UBS

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 23 NOV 2023
... ahead, UBS Global Wealth Management's chief investment office (CIO) team believes investors should look to quality stocks and bonds for positive returns. Outlined in its recent Year Ahead 2024 report, the UBS CIO team said as interest rates fall, quality ...

Super funds missing out on rich returns from Aussie agriculture

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 NOV 2023
... that agriculture's impressive returns are achieved at roughly half the volatility of equities and only slightly more than bonds or other defensive assets. In an effort to draw institutional investors, Warakirri earlier this month unveiled its new open-ended ...

CQS sold to Manulife Investment Management

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 16 NOV 2023
... credit offering." Founded in 1999 by Hintze, CQS offers alternative credit strategies, including corporate credit (loans and bonds), ABS, collateralised loan obligations (CLOs), regulatory capital, convertible bonds, and structured credit. According ...

Insurers drop allocation to risk assets: Research

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2023
... When it came to fixed interest, insurance firms looking to refine their portfolios showed particular interest in government bonds and private debt, ranking these as their top two areas of focus. Meanwhile, cash and short-term fixed interest saw the biggest ...

Vanguard Super institutes advice fee function, tweaks options

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 NOV 2023
... balance or exceed $6000 in any given financial year. Vanguard has also introduced a new asset class - Australian government bonds - to its ethically conscious growth investment option. This addition has led to an adjustment in the strategic asset allocation ...

XTBs to be delisted following collapse

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 7 NOV 2023
... initially launched 17 XTB products in 2015, aiming to offer investors a means of accessing returns from individual corporate bonds issued by the top 50 ASX-listed companies. Since its inception, XTB has continued to grow its offering. It ventured into ...

Active funds outperform passive strategies - sometimes

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023
... recent trend of rising interest rates in most developed markets, active funds have also surpassed passive strategies in the bonds-global category over the past decade. Conversely, in the "world large blend" category, active managers often struggle to ...

Hejaz rolls out Australia's first Sukuk ETF

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023
... portfolio of Sharia-compliant Sukuk investments from the Bloomberg Global Aggregate USD Sukuk index. Distinct from traditional bonds that generate yield through debt interest, Sukuk are asset-backed financial certificates. Their value appreciates based ...

Alternative assets are the way forward: Forum

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023
While traditional equities and bonds still have a place in portfolios, an effective strategy for balancing portfolio volatility and generating yield involves incorporating alternative investments, says abrdn investment director Raf Choudhury. Choudhury ...

Renato Mota to leave Insignia Financial

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 OCT 2023
... departure comes as Insignia seeks to further overhaul its business. In July, the company announced it was selling its investment bonds unit to Australian Unity's Lifeplan Friendly Society. This was soon followed by plans to transform the advice business ...