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Court rejects Provide Capital's 'illogical' application

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024
The federal court has rejected Provide Capital's "illogical" application to prevent ASIC conducting further investigation into the firm. Justice Rofe dismissed Provide Capital's application that alleged ASIC did not have the state of mind required ...

Legalsuper names chief investment officer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
Paul Murray took over as chief investment officer at legalsuper on March 11, succeeding Norman Zhang who departed in December 2023 for a role at Koda Capital. Murray was most recently interim head of alternatives at Future Fund, a role he took on after ...

ASIC wins greenwashing case against Vanguard

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
The Federal Court determined Vanguard misled investors via claims it made about certain ESG screens it applied to its Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund. On March 8, the indexing giant admitted to "engaging in conduct that was liable ...

Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman dies

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
Daniel Kahneman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and author, has died aged 90. Kahneman was an Israeli American psychologist whose research into human behaviour upended economics. Kahneman's research demonstrated humans would often abandon logic and ...

Director facing $13k fine in first of its kind action from ASIC

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced the first prosecution action against a director for failing to comply with the obligation to have a director identification number (director ID). ASIC did not name the director ...

Super SA names chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
The $37 billion public sector fund selected its new chief executive, some nine months on from Dascia Bennett's departure. Dini Soulio has taken on the role following almost a decade as South Australia's commissioner for consumer affairs, commissioner ...

Economists react to latest RBA rate decision

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
In its March meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept its cash rate unchanged at 4.35%, as predicted by nearly all economists. HSBC chief economist Paul Bloxham stated that the decision was in line with expectations and that there are risks ...

Interest rate cut may not come until 2025, experts warn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is expected to keep interest rates on hold at 4.35% today but hopes for a rate cut around the corner may be off the table. In this month's Finder RBA Cash Rate Survey, 41 experts and economists weighed in on what ...

Majority comply with IDR reporting: ASIC

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
The latest round of the internal dispute resolution (IDR) reporting regime saw 87% of small financial firms submit their data to ASIC. The deadline for the third round of reporting, which forced a total of 8600 financial services firms to submit data ...

Australian Retirement Trust completes Alcoa merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
Australian Retirement Trust (ART) finalised the successor fund transfer with the Alcoa of Australia Retirement Plan, one year on from discussions kicking off. In December 2022, Alcoa Super informed members it was on the hunt for potential merger partners ...