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Australians making more money from investing than working

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2015
Median Sydney house prices reaching $1 million combined with another strong year from super funds highlights how, for many Australians, their investments make more money than they do. Newspapers in Sydney this week featured stories about how the median ...

HK funds market just ahead of Australia

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2015
Hong Kong's funds management market climbed 10.5% during 2014 to reach a high of $2.8 trillion, revealed the HK Securities and Futures Commission. Despite the dramatic growth in the HK market, it is only slightly ahead of the Australian FUM market that ...

Not all active managers are traders

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUL 2015
The distinction between active and passive investment management and indexing isn't as clear cut as many investors might think it is. Operating an active investment strategy is often associated with portfolio managers making regular trades to tactically ...

Glass-Steagall Act reintroduced to US Senate

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2015
The Glass-Steagall Act that used to require US banking groups to separate their traditional activities from their investment management activities has been re-introduced into the US Senate. The legislation has been sponsored by GOP, Democrat and Independent ...

Lift preservation age to 65, save $7bn annually

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2015
Following successive government plans to lift the age at which retirees can access their age pension, policymakers are pushing ahead with proposals to lift the Preservation Age. The Productivity Commission (PC) has just released research that they believe ...

China's surging funds management market

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2015
The surging Chinese stock market is retilting the balance of the global funds management market towards China much faster than anticipated. The Chinese stock market is expected to climb to US$10 trillion by the end of this year, driven by huge rises ...

US fiduciary rule fight not slowing down

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2015
US financial services professional associations fire another salvo in their 5-year fight over limiting the application of fiduciary rules for financial advisers. Speaking to the Bipartisan Policy Center last month, the chief executive of the Securities ...

Employee share scheme reforms to boost start-ups

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2015
Changes to the tax laws for employee share schemes should boost start-ups. The changes which are expected to be passed shortly, even though they are still being debated in parliament, are widely regarded as a good compromise between the previous Act ...

SDI products drive retail FUM growth

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2015
Newer styles of products aimed at self-directed investors (SDI) may account for a small share of the retail investment market but they represent a much larger share of market growth. These product styles include managed accounts and their separately ...

Super delivers 12.2% for year end April

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2015
Returns from super fund default MySuper options dipped to 12.2% for the 12 months to end April but funds are still on track for another solid financial year, according to SelectingSuper's latest performance survey. The SelectingSuper survey of Workplace ...