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|J.P. Morgan Asset Management has taken a stake in one of South East Asia's fastest growing e-tailer, Lazada. The investment for an undisclosed amount was made via Lazada's controversial German owner, Rocket Internet. Rocket Internet GmbH is an online ...|
|Legg Mason chairman and chief executive Mark Fetting will step down effective October 1 amid pressure from activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management and five years of client outflows. Fetting's departure will be two months before a standstill ...|
|Proposed new changes from Treasury would see the prudential regulator awarded pre-emptive powers to remove trustees, directors or officers of a superannuation fund where a breach of law was anticipated. The move was part of a broad-reaching consultation ...|
|Global demand for Sukuk is forecast to triple from US$300 billion to US$900 billion by 2017, according to recently released estimates from Ernst & Young. Conventional institutions are increasingly demanding Shari'a compliant securities alongside Islamic ...|
|Super funds should give members detailed information on where funds are being invested, and benchmark allocations against an international standard, ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft has said. Medcraft has previously argued in favour of detailed asset allocation ...|
|While this week's fourth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers only added to the GFC, history should see it as a net positive for the industry, according to Tony Freeman, executive director for industry relations at middle office player Omgeo. ...|
|The net effect of the domination a handful of large players have over Australia's brokerage market is cheap brokerage fees, but expensive administration and little innovation. That's according to independent player Paritech, whose chief executive Rick ...|
|Reports that tax concessions to super will be cut by the Government to fund upcoming health and education initiatives have sparked debate in the industry over whether high balance super members and SMSFs in particular are paying their share. Recent ...|
|A Council of Small Businesses of Australia (COSBOA) proposal to better promote the Government's small business super clearing house has received support from the fourth meeting of the Government's industry superannuation roundtable. Around 32,000 businesses ...|
|Industry Funds Management has appointed former Ernst & Young executive Wade Smith to the role of global head of marketing. Based in Melbourne, Smith will take responsibility for designing and executing IFM's global marketing strategy, product development ...|
Almost one third of Australians don't know what income protection covers and could potentially lose out from the significant life insurance reforms that are just days away.
In its submission to the federal government's inquiry into housing affordability, Industry Super Australia has suggested superannuation funds could play a key role in creating more affordable housing.
The active, long-only equity specialist launched a global sustainable emerging market fund for local investors.
The fund manager has appointed a head of risk and compliance, general executive, and research associate as it invests in its next stage of growth.
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