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Market Wrap - Morning

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 25 NOV 2008
The Australian sharemarket is expected to open stronger after European and US markets rallied on the back of a US government promise to protect banking giant Citigroup and the release of a STG20 billion ($A47.05 billion) economic stimulus package in ...

Back testing not enough

RUTH LIEW  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUL 2008
... purely because they represent a significant part of a benchmark." When designing a portfolio, Parker said MLC seeks to assemble a range of assets that maximises the chances of the client meeting their investment objectives over time. "That means building ...

Emerging market funds to be rated on sustainability

RUTH LIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 APR 2008
Emerging markets (EM) fund managers may soon have to incorporate better environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies into their investments if they wish to receive a high sustainability rating from the World Bank. IFC, the private sector division ...

Centric Wealth appoints new directors

MICHAEL HOBBS  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2007
Independently owned wealth advisory group, Centric Wealth, has reshuffled its board of directors ahead of its planned initial public offering next year. Roger Davis has been appointed chairman with Martin Bloom, David MacKenzie, Alan Schwartz and Russel ...

Apostle acquires IXIS' local distribution arm

ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 8 OCT 2007
... "The distribution being not owned by the manufacturer means investors now have a choice." This choice means Apostle can assemble "fit for purpose" international products that previously they may not have been able to access, he said. Apostle with already ...

Generation fund gets three-stars

MICHAEL HOBBS  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2007
The Generation Global Sustainability fund has received a three-star rating from Standard & Poor's and an "approved" recommendation from Zenith. The fund is distributed exclusively in Australia by Colonial First State (CFS). It is managed by US-based ...

Good software frees advisers to advise

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 SEP 2007
... integrate components from a range of vendors, said Fiennes. This raises the question of whether vendors should build or assemble a 'best of breed' or an integrated solution, said Simon Bishop, head of sales at Coin. "However the more products you're ...

Wyllie launches new 'niche within a niche' company

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUL 2007
Boutique investment company Wyllie Group has launched a new niche wholesale funds management division called Viburnum. The division will be 50 per cent owned by the company, with the balance of the equity held by the directors, including Viburnum chairman ...

AIG builds dream team

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAY 2007
AIG's plans to assemble one of the most experienced group insurance client servicing teams in Australia are almost complete with some key appointments that give it almost dream team status. Following on from their recruitment of Damien Green, ex business ...

...meanwhile hedge fund sector returns can be synthesised

ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2007
... said most of the returns for the hedge fund sector can be explained by their asset allocation, meaning it is possible to assemble a synthetic investment strategy to mimic hedge fund sector returns. Paul Brakke, a senior managing director at SSgA and ...