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OneVue boss pleased with market position

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 29 AUG 2016
Listed platform and fund services provider OneVue has a $4 million loss for the 12 months to 30 June, despite lifting services revenue by 19%. The $4 million loss this year follows a reported $220,000 loss in 2015. Though services revenue rose to $26.4 ...

Mastering the art of ignoring crises

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 29 AUG 2016
The promise of outsized - but very infrequent - returns in financial markets can, like casinos, lead investors to trade in ways that destroys their wealth. That's the view of Capital Fund Management president Philippe Jordan who says investors who get ...

Sowerby to support Queensland startup drive in new role

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2016
Blue Sky Alternative Investments founder Mark Sowerby is taking up a post with the Queensland state government following his decision to step down from his role as managing director of the investment firm. Sowerby will take on the newly created role ...

Mercer consulting head joins Schroders

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2016
The head of Mercer's investments consulting team has left the company after more than 18 years. Graeme Mather, who was a partner at the firm, has taken up a role with Schroder Investment Management as head of distribution, product and marketing. Mather ...

Investors Mutual readying income focused LIC

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2016
Investors Mutual (IML), the boutique Australian equity fund manager founded by Anton Tagliaferro, has flagged its intention to launch a new income focused listed investment company (LIC). The investment strategy of the new vehicle will replicate the ...

Industry funds extend winning streak

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 AUG 2016
Industry super funds outperformed retail super funds by 2.7% in the 12 months to 30 June, the latest statistics from APRA reveal. The average industry fund returned 4% over the period versus 1.3% from the average retail fund. The numbers contribute ...

Vision Super adds sustainability option to menu

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 23 AUG 2016
Vision Super has introduced a sustainable balanced investment option to its menu that invests only in companies considered sustainability leaders. The fund said its new, low-cost, low-carbon investment option has been created for members who want to ...

Industry super fund selects J.P. Morgan for custody

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 23 AUG 2016
J.P. Morgan has been appointed to provide custody and fund services by a $2.2 billion industry super fund. Club Plus Super selected the company following a competitive tender process. As its securities services provider, J.P. Morgan will deliver custody ...

Northern Trust wins two NZ Super mandates

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2016
Northern Trusts Asset Management has been handed two new factor investing mandates by The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation. The mandates - each for NZ$300 million ($286 million) - will distribute funds Northern Trust already invests passively ...

Flat Australian dividends help case for global diversification

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 22 AUG 2016
The latest Henderson Global Dividend Index reinforces the need for Australian investors to seek income in offshore markets as Australian equities continued to produce flat dividends. Dividends in Australia fell 0.2% on an underlying basis in the three ...