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Franklin Templeton hires from GSFM

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
Franklin Templeton has appointed a new sales director, hiring from GSFM. Huw O'Grady will join the firm in the position of sales director, based in Melbourne. He joins from GSFM, where O'Grady spent seven years as key account manager, responsible for ...

Experts torn on inflation outlook

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Speaking at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI 2021 conference, a panel of economic experts shared very different views on the outlook for inflation. J.P. Morgan Asset Management chief market strategist Karen Ward argued ...

Wayne Swan to chair Cbus

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Former treasurer and deputy prime minister Wayne Swan will chair $65 billion industry fund Cbus. The fund announced today that Swan would succeed long-serving chair Steve Bracks next year. Commenting on his appointment, Swan said: "I'm humbled to ...

Communicate risk, defensiveness differently: Panel

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Funds will have to shift the way they communicate risk to members and rethink portfolios as the outlook for defensive assets changes in the coming years. That was the consensus from a panel at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ...

Binance Australia appoints chief executive

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has appointed a chief executive for Australia. Leigh Travers, former DigitalX chief executive and director, has joined Binance in the lead role. DigitalX is an ASX listed blockchain technology company, where Travers had ...

Equal Pay Day offers sobering reminder

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
This Equal Pay Day has provided a reminder that many Australian women will face financial hardship - especially in old age - if equality of pay is not addressed. The gender pay gap in Australia grew over the last year, Aware Super chief executive Deanne ...

New role for Harvey Kalman

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Former Equity Trustees global head of business development Harvey Kalman has joined a debt and special opportunities investment manager. He joins Arbitrium Capital Partners as non-executive director and chair of its credit risk committee. In July this ...

Zurich introduces gender affirmation leave

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Zurich Australia and New Zealand has strengthened its support for LGBTQ+ workers by introducing gender affirmation leave. Zurich's new gender affirmation policy provides transgender and gender diverse team members access to assistance if they choose ...

Consumer group slams super self-assessments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
Super Consumers Australia has slammed super funds' member outcomes assessments (MOAs), finding several funds claiming to be acting in members' best interests even when fees are high and performance is lacklustre. Super Consumers Australia looked ...

Plan to increase competitiveness of managed funds

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
The federal government is rolling out its plan to increase the international competitiveness of Australia's managed funds sector. Treasury will begin consultation on finalising its Corporate Collective Investment Vehicles (CCIVs) regime. According to ...