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ASX awards settlement, clearing mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023
The ASX awarded a mandate to a global technology firm that will deliver a product-based clearing and settlement solution so it can proceed with the next phase of the CHESS replacement. The bourse has entered into an agreement with Mumbai-based TATA ...

Base rate lifts to 4.35%

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 NOV 2023
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) hiked the cash rate to 4.35% as it continues to grapple with subduing inflation. RBA governor Michele Bullock yesterday pushed up the base rate by another 25 basis points, saying that while inflation in Australia ...

BlackRock unveils new gold ETF

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 17 OCT 2023
The BlackRock iShares Physical Gold ETF (GLDN) will soon be available to financial advisers and investors, offering exposure to physical gold at a low cost. Priced at 18 basis points (or 0.18%), GLDN reflects the fund manager's commitment to providing ...

Treasury outlines plans to boost employment

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 26 SEP 2023
The government has unveiled its plan to overhaul the employment system in its newly released whitepaper, including encouraging older Australians to stay in the workforce by extending the work bonus and introducing a new skills passport. The Working ...

Global X launches US tech ETF

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 AUG 2023
The Global X US 100 ETF (N100) aims to offer access to the top 100 most innovative, large-cap companies in the US at a cost-effective rate. The Global X US 100 Index tracks the performance of the largest 100 companies listed on the NASDAQ, excluding ...

CommSec launches global share trading platform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2023
CommSec is rolling out a new international share trading platform, offering access to 13 equities markets for as little as US$5 brokerage. The new service will initially be made available on the CommSec website, to be made available via the app in time. ...

Asset managers dismiss liquidity risks: FCA

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2023
Too many asset managers are disregarding liquidity risks and are unprepared in the event of mass redemptions, a review by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) finds. The UK regulator found that many authorised funds dismiss their liquidity management ...

RIAA chief executive to exit

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUN 2023
After serving as chief executive of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) for more than 10 years, Simon O'Connor is leaving at the end of this year. O'Connor took the position in February 2013, leaving environmental non-profit ...

BlackRock Bitcoin ETF: A landmark institutional event?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 26 JUN 2023
The BlackRock ETF filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been touted by Magnet Capital co-founder Egor Sidelska as the most significant institutional event in Bitcoin history. Sidelska said the BlackRock ETF filing is a definitive ...

Government pledges $2bn to fast-track social housing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 19 JUN 2023
The government has unveiled a $2 billion Social Housing Accelerator investment to expedite the construction of new social housing across Australia. The Social Housing Accelerator funds will be dispensed to State and Territory governments within the ...