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Banking and Finance Oath reshuffles board
LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2015
The Banking and Finance Oath (BFO) has appointed a chairman and three new board members, following AMP Capital's Stephen Dunne's retirement from the industry. Former chairman of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) John Laker will now ...
Goldman Sachs calls time on BRICs
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 12 NOV 2015
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has closed its BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) Fund and integrated it into a wider emerging markets fund. After the firm first coined the term in 2001, the move effectively brings the BRIC era to an end. GSAM notified ...
XTB floaters listed on ASX
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 12 NOV 2015
Australian investors can now access senior floating rate notes (floaters) through ASX-listed exchange traded bonds (XTB) for the first time. The Australian Corporate Bond Company (ACBC) has listed bonds issued by banks AMP, BoQ (two XTBs), NAB (two ...
Grant Samuel launches global equities fund
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 12 NOV 2015
Grant Samuel Funds Management has launched a global equity fund that invests in listed global companies and includes an options based overlay to reduce the volatility of returns. The Grant Samuel Global Equity Advantage Fund combines an underlying equity ...
ME launches industry fund-branded credit cards
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 NOV 2015
ME Bank has partnered with three industry funds to offer superannuation members co-branded credit cards. AustralianSuper, Hostplus and Cbus are the first three industry funds to have their branding on a credit card. The initiative follows the release ...
Multi-asset funds rated high but risk disappointment
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 NOV 2015
In light of growing popularity among advisers, research houses have reviewed multi-asset strategies and awarded them high ratings, but warned that they are most at risk of "return disappointment." Morningstar's latest Sector Wrap-Up for multi-asset ...
Super tax back on Turnbull's agenda
LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 NOV 2015
Taxing of superannuation contributions is back on the government's agenda, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and some industry stakeholders saying that "all measures are on the table." The issue of superannuation tax concessions came up yesterday ...
ETFs hit $20bn in assets under management
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2015
It took 12 years for exchange traded funds (ETFs) to reach the first $10 billion and less than two to hit the $20 billion milestone. The October 2015 monthly update by the ASX shows that exchange traded products (ETPs), which include ETFs, show the ...
S&P creates ASX200 futures index
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2015
S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched the S&P/ASX 200 Futures Index, which tracks the returns generated from an investment in the front-month futures contract on the S&P/ASX200 Index. The benchmark provides investors an alternative way to measure Australian ...
mFund take-up slower than expected
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2015
The ASX has released mFund transaction data for the first time and confirmed that investors are still reluctant to embrace it, with only $8.4 million transacted in October. Funds under management were $67.9 million across 125 funds at the end of October ...
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