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Aussie fundie receives global recognition
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
An Australian fund manager has made the best female global fund managers list for the second year in a row. Fidelity International portfolio manager Kate Howitt was ranked 11th on UK publication Citywire's list of the top 30 female fund managers ...
Pension funds sue Allianz Global Investors
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
Several pension funds are suing hedge funds managed by Allianz Global Investors for allegedly engaging in risk-taking behaviour and losing billions of dollars in retirement savings. The Arkansas Teacher Retirement System (ATRS) was the first pension ...
ETFs undermine product comparison: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
The proliferation of products in the booming exchange-traded funds market is confusing investors and making it impossible to make like-for-like comparisons. New research from the US shows the exchange-traded product industry operates opaquely on many ...
Active manager performance slumps: SPIVA
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
The coronavirus has wiped out the performance gains of active fund managers against their respective benchmarks, according to the latest SPIVA scorecard. S&P Dow Jones Indices' SPIVA scorecard, touted as the "de facto scorekeeper of the ongoing active ...
Fidelity launches global fund
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
Fidelity International has launched an actively-managed global fund that invests in small- to mid-caps. The Fidelity Global Future Leaders Fund is jointly run by portfolio managers James Abela and Maroun Younes. The portfolio managers look to invest ...
AXA IM country head exits
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
AXA Investment Managers' country head for Australia and New Zealand is leaving after 16 years with the firm. Craig Hurt joined AXA IM's office in London in 2004 as a director of fixed income and liability-driven investments. Three years later, he was ...
BlackRock clamps down on work romances
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
BlackRock is urging its employees to disclose their involvement in office romances, as well as intimate relationships with anyone associated with the US$7.4 trillion asset manager, in a bid to crack down on conflicts of interest. BlackRock staff members ...
FCA reviews regulation of foreign financial services firms
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
The Financial Conduct Authority is reassessing how it should authorise and supervise foreign firms providing financial services in the UK as the Brexit transition period ends. The FCA announced it launched the consultation process in anticipating an ...
NowInfinity founders join boutique
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
The founders of NowInfinity have joined a boutique firm that specialises in helping businesses with their succession plans. Amreeta Abbott and Vitalii Symon have joined Succession Plus, a business succession advisory firm with offices nationwide, New ...
Super funds squander member money: Bragg
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
Senator Andrew Bragg is calling for greater scrutiny of how superannuation funds spend members' money, slamming the system that has enjoyed three decades of unquestioned opacity. Appearing at an Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia event ...
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