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Aussie investors tighten purse strings: Survey

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 19 SEP 2023
... Boomer counterparts (10.9%). In taking a more conservative investing approach, investors have shown increased interest in bonds, ETFs, and managed funds. Meanwhile, only about 41% of Australians own an investment that is not super, a savings account ...

Wheelhouse repositions global equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 SEP 2023
... vital challenge for investors and advisers constructing portfolios because of greater correlations between equities and bonds in recent years. "Risk is also heightened because we are in the midst of a 'regime shift' towards normalised rates and ...

BlackRock to launch US Treasury Bond ETF

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2023
... to the ICE US Treasury Core Bond AUD Hedged Index. Through the fund, local investors will gain exposure to a portfolio of bonds issued by the US government, ranging from one to 30-year maturities. BlackRock Australasia head of wealth Chantal Giles said ...

NZ Super Fund secures stake in Euroclear

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2023
... provider of settlement and related securities services for cross-border transactions involving domestic and international bonds, equities, derivatives, and investment funds. NZ Super Fund head of direct investments Will Goodwin said the transaction provided ...

Commonwealth to disclose climate risks in sovereign bonds

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 31 AUG 2023
The Commonwealth of Australia will disclose climate risk in sovereign bonds for the first time following the settlement of a world-first class action lawsuit. The case, filed in 2020 by retail investor Kathleen O'Donnell, was represented pro bono ...

Ninety-seven super products fail performance test

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 31 AUG 2023
... Super's Growth option. Finally, corporate fund Citibank Australia Staff Superannuation Fund copped one fail, for its Bonds Plus option. As reported by Financial Standard this week, Citi has opted to terminate its staff super offering from next month. ...

MA Financial strengthens lending business

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 28 AUG 2023
... allocation to private credit," he reflects. "Back then, everyone thought the model portfolio was equities and corporate bonds, and often fixed rate corporate bonds, when really, there was this whole world of private credit out there." With interest rates ...

Rest closes investment options, shifts allocations

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 25 AUG 2023
Rest is closing its bonds and shares investment options to new members as of September 30. The $75 billion industry super fund said any request by existing members to switch funds into the bonds or shares options must be received by September 27. However ...

Women less confident to retire: Vanguard

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 24 AUG 2023
... in comparison to 33% of women surveyed. When it comes to understanding investment products and services like stocks and bonds, a much higher proportion of women responded that they feel "not at all confident". A higher proportion of men felt moderately ...

Foresters Financial launches tax-effective education bond

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 21 AUG 2023
... families, grandparents, relatives, and friends. Foresters chief executive Emma Sakellaris said: "A key aspect of education bonds is the variety of ways it can be used and the flexibility it provides, including tax benefits, estate planning and generational ...