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Impact investing under threat
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
... not necessarily having a substantial positive impact on the environment. "In Australia, the big banks have issued green bonds. We've invested in some of them and not in others. I'm not knocking them as an asset class but I'm saying if people ...
US bonds present ESG problem
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
... Schroders' global head of stewardship believes ESG-focused investors should exercise caution before investing in US corporate bonds. Schroders global head of stewardship Jessica Ground told a media briefing in Sydney recently that some US corporate ...
New Bond ETF for BetaShares
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
... AGVT) aims to track the performance of an index that provides exposure to a portfolio of high-quality, income-producing bonds issued primarily by Australian federal and state governments. The ETF also tracks a component issued by supranationals, sovereign ...
Industry fund awards $500m mandate
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2019
... and the investments are managed through Ardea, Coolabah and Kapstream. The fund took a decision to hold longer duration bonds, moving away from cash plus and inflation plus products, Block said in a May interview with Financial Standard . "We wanted ...
Bonds raise alarm at fund manager
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
A boutique fixed income manager is trying to placate investors over its bets on potentially risky corporate bonds issued by companies owned by a European financier. H20 Asset Management invested in unrated bonds issued by companies related to billionaire ...
Instos flex influence over investee companies
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
... when it already has a lot on its balance sheet - especially if they themselves have already invested in the company's bonds," Veld said. Veld said it was interesting to find how institutional investors believe they have a significant impact on how ...
Chief economist update: Cash is King
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
... counter-intuitive but given low/very low bond yields plus sinking inflation expectations provide no incentive to go overweight on bonds).
J.P. Morgan cuts management fees
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2019
... out of cash and get invested in the bond market," he said. Hallifax observes that Australians are reassessing the role bonds play in their portfolios, given the market conditions. It is important to have a compelling, cost-efficient investment proposition ...
Credit fund launches to wholesale investors
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019
... Research (IIR). From its risk perspective, IIR said the fund sits between the relatively low returns from cash and government bonds but materially below the risk of a well-managed corporate debt investment mandate. Moelis Australia Asset Management is ...
Zenith acquires New Zealand firm
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019
... totalling over $100 billion in NZ household savings held in unit trusts, KiwiSaver schemes, personal schemes and insurance bonds. The suite of services available to users through FundSource will be expanded following the acquisition, but Zenith said ...
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