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Super sector needs to end culture war
KRISTI CHENG  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
... of assets in Australia's superannuation system at $2.8 trillion, or about 150% of GDP. According to Rice Warner research, Australian superfunds are also expected to own 20% of all listed Australian companies by 2034. Bragg said this places a huge ...
Short-seller targets infant formula importer
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
... make lactose intolerant infants sick. The imported goat milk formula in question is from the brand Kabrita. Blue Orca research discovered discrepancies between the way Kabrita is marketed in Europe and the US compared to in China. "Kabrita falsely claims ...
Chief economist update: Will Australia avoid another global recession?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 AUG 2019
A recession is coming! Worries over a global recession are everywhere! Financial market investors are seeking safety - exiting equity markets and queuing to purchase longer-term bonds (despite their low, and in some, negative yields); the US dollar ...
Plato to raise $200 million
KRISTI CHENG  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
... Don Hamson said the offer includes benefits like "a larger market capitalisation, which is expected to attract greater research coverage and provide more liquidity, a more diverse shareholder base, and a lower management expense ratio". Plato highlighted ...
Chief economist update: Greater than the Great Recession of 2008
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
You know the world's in trouble when the Fed starts contemplating negative interest rates ... and then some. "There are other types of policies that probably aren't getting as much analysis. But one is negative interest rate policies. Those ...
What is holding Aussie robo advisers back?
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 AUG 2019
... be holding Australian robo advisers back from reaching the scale their American counterparts have, according to new research from Rainmaker. Australia has six main companies offering robo advice (Absolute Advice, Clover, QuietGrowth, Six Park, Stock ...
Zurich inks exclusive retail distribution deal
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... but will now rely on Zurich to look after its retail distribution in Australia including relationships with platforms, research houses and advisers. Celeste managed $592 million at end of last financial year but is currently down to $75 million after ...
Low inflation rate masks rising living costs woes
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
While the overall inflation rate has been low, retirees are seeing a "steep" increase in the cost of basic items, according to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. In ASFA's latest Retirement Standard, it found over the year to June ...
Chief economist update: Global easing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
In his outing before the Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics on August 9, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe practically gave his nod of approval in Financial Standard 's clear as the crystal ball's ...
Renewed calls for risk-adjusted returns
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 AUG 2019
... has renewed calls for a fairer, like-for-like comparison that focuses on risk as the key metric. The propensity for research houses, the media - and even the Productivity Commission - to use average returns as the ultimate yardstick for outperformance ...
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