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ESG ETF demand rises: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
Wealth managers are increasingly using ETFs to incorporate ethical and responsible investing, flagging that this strategy will eventually substitute the actively-managed part of their portfolios. More than half (55%) of the global 191 institutional ...
Fund manager hires client experience lead
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
A $2.6 trillion ($1.9tn) global fund manager has hired a sales and marketing expert to a newly created role. Capital Group named James Cardew as its new head of marketing and client experience for Asia and Europe, responsible for overseeing institutional ...
Fintechs receive JobMaker funding boost
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
Fintechs and regtechs are among the beneficiaries of the Federal Government's $800 million package aiming to help businesses boost their digital capabilities as part of the JobMaker scheme. The JobMaker Digital Business Plan will give fintechs a $9.6 ...
Trustees cutting corners: Rowell
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
The prudential regulator has lambasted superannuation funds for not taking underperformance seriously and failing to compare themselves accurately against their peers. APRA deputy chair Helen Rowell said that many superannuation funds are overlooking ...
MySuper funds redeem performance
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
MySuper funds continue to recoup coronavirus-induced losses, as the latest Rainmaker research finds default products have on average gained three out of every four dollars lost in February and March. The 2021 financial year kicked off in positive territory ...
Multi-strategy fund launches
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
A boutique Australian investment manager has launched a fund that uses sophisticated quantitative and foreign-exchange trading strategies. The Ferguson Hyams Multi-Strategy Fund was made available in mid-August and managed by Bermuda-registered Incu ...
Integrity Life raises $43m
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
Institutional fund managers have pumped $43 million into life insurance startup Integrity Life to help it expand and build out its digital offering. The majority of the capital came from Schroders Investment Management based in Switzerland, Leadenhall ...
Shariah-compliant ETF launches
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2020
A Shariah-compliant global equity ETF, touted as the world's first, has listed on the London Stock Exchange. The actively managed Almalia Sanlam Active Shariah Global Equity UCITS ETF (AMAL) aims to achieve capital growth over the medium to long ...
AMP flags redundancies
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2020
AMP has confirmed that redundancies are on the horizon as the group makes transformational changes to its business and culture. The firm is currently undertaking changes to its global workforce in a bid to centralise some business services. "Our focus ...
BOQ expects to back pay $11m in SG
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
The Bank of Queensland has failed to pay several workers their superannuation benefits, in a failure that could potentially blow out to $11 million in back payments. The bank has already accounted for $2.4 million of superannuation owed to employees ...
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