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Chief economist update: Australia's third arrow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... the Middle Kingdom's still supporting Australia's economy through trade. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) 'International Merchandise Trade, Preliminary, Australia' report shows China remains our top export market - accounting ...
Watermark LIC seeks restructure
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
A Watermark-managed LIC is proposing to convert to an unlisted managed fund, as a group of investors seek to replace Geoff Wilson and John Abernethy on its board. The Australian Leaders Fund (ASX: ALF) will seek court and shareholder approval to convert ...
Financial advice firms facing failure: Dynamic Asset Consulting
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
Dynamic Asset Consulting (DAC) has warned that financial advisers are putting their businesses and their clients at serious risk by implementing traditional strategic asset allocation (SAA) portfolios. DAC portfolio manager Jerome Lander said most Australian ...
Former Christian Super investments chief in new role
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
Former Christian Super chief investment officer Tim Macready has stepped into a new role. He has joined the investment committee of Paua Wealth Management, a boutique wealth advisory firm. Macready has been recognised as an industry leader in impact ...
Corporate fund overhauls admin fees, premiums
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
A $1.5 billion corporate superannuation fund has reduced death, total and permanent disability (TPD) premiums and administration fees - but income protection premiums will rise. Mercy Super reduced admin fees for super accounts from $1.10 a week plus ...
La Trobe completes half billion issuance
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
Blackstone owned La Trobe Financial has completed a $500 million residential mortgage backed security (RMBS) issuance. "We are pleased with the pricing this transaction achieved in a market that continues to carry significant uncertainty," La Trobe ...
Boutique appoints chief operating officer
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020
Watermark Funds Management's chief operating officer has left for a similar role at another boutique. Tim Bolger is joining Alium Capital Management as its chief investment officer. Alium runs two strategies: a market neutral fund and public-to-private ...
Chief economist update: As luck would have it
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020
... were correct in expecting further deterioration in the domestic labour market. But the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) latest Labour Force update had me singing 'The Stylistics' -- "betcha by golly, wow" - and 'Chicago' -- ...
Watermark sheds market neutral fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2020
The Sydney boutique is handing over its $36 million market neutral fund to another manager, as it looks to focus on its long/short strategies. The Watermark Market Neutral Trust, which has been running for eight years, will transition to Dalton Street ...
Corporates have a critical role in social, environmental outcomes
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
Australia's publicly listed companies are increasingly playing a more active role in creating a more sustainable future, but "glaring inadequacies" still remain. That's according to impact investment company Melior's inaugural Australian Impact Report ...