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Super CIOs defend illiquid assets
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
At a virtual round table hosted by QIC the chief investment officers of AustralianSuper, LGIAsuper and more defended allocations to illiquid assets. Following weeks of scrutiny over potential liquidity issues facing super funds, the chief investments ...
More super funds will merge: QMV
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
COVID-19 will be the shove that forces some superannuation funds to merge, while others thought safe prior to the pandemic will also be left pondering consolidation. According to QMV practice lead Anthony Forbes, there are certain funds that are going ...
Best MySuper products revealed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
Rainmaker's latest MySuper benchmarking report has seen industry funds on top for market share and performance as at December end. For MySuper products with a single investment strategy (as opposed to lifecycle products) AustralianSuper was on top. ...
FASEA too soft on ethical investing: Advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
During a Responsible Investment Association of Australasia webinar some financial advisers have suggested that FASEA's Code of Ethics doesn't go far enough on ethical investing. Appearing on the webinar, Federation Financial Services adviser Dave Rae ...
AZ NGA makes 64th acquisition
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) has acquired a material interest in a risk advice business with offices in Sydney and Brisbane. Certe Wealth Protection is a specialist risk insurance advice business that currently employs four advisers and seven ...
CBA sells CommSec Adviser Services
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2020
The Commonwealth Bank has entered into an agreement to sell AUSIEX, which trades as CommSec Adviser Services, to a Japanese firm. Nomura Research Institute, a Japanese technology solutions and business consulting firm, has entered into an $85 million ...
Australians hate complexity, not annuities: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2020
New research from Melbourne Business School Orford Initiative has found there is more demand for annuity products than the industry or government previously believed. However, that demand is being stifled by a lack of understanding among consumers on ...
COVID-19 ETP market winners, losers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
New Rainmaker research has revealed the winners and losers in the exchange traded product (ETP) market during the quarter to March's COVID-19 induced volatility. March 2020 was characterised by sharp falls and rises in equities as investors grappled ...
Frontier Advisors makes key appointments
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
Asset consultant Frontier Advisors has announced several new faces will be joining its senior team. Joe Clark and James Bulfin will join Frontier's alternatives and derivatives research team as senior consultants. Clark joins from QIC where he was senior ...
ANZ accused of exploiting staff
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2020
The Finance Sector Union has accused ANZ of exploiting staff in an effort to pad out its results, with the big bank hitting back. An FSU spokesperson said the union had received "hundreds" of complaints after ANZ asked all staff to take their accrued ...
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