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ASIC wins greenwashing case against Vanguard

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
The Federal Court determined Vanguard misled investors via claims it made about certain ESG screens it applied to its Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund. On March 8, the indexing giant admitted to "engaging in conduct that was liable ...

Investment managers embracing AI: Mercer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
According to a report by Mercer, nine out of 10 investment managers are either using or planning to use artificial intelligence (AI) in their investment strategies or asset class research. The report flagged that the question is no longer if but how ...

Infrastructure a foundational portfolio asset class: IFM Investors

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
Infrastructure should be considered as an equally vital asset class for institutional investors as traditional asset classes, according to the latest annual IFM Investors Infrastructure Outlook. Although infrastructure has a proven track record as a ...

AFCA flags legal uncertainty on SMSF wholesale test

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
Financial advisers must be mindful of the "legal uncertainty" that exists when applying the appropriate wholesale test on self-managed super funds (SMSF), according to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). AFCA senior ombudsman Alex ...

Bitcoin investing is on the rise, but more regulation is needed

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
In April the Bitcoin halving event will occur. This is when the amount of Bitcoin someone can mine from a Bitcoin block is halved, making the cryptocurrency more valuable. In anticipation of this event Australian investors have been stocking up on Bitcoin. ...

Why this fundie sees the economy making a hard landing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
'Goldilocks' soft-landing view, deteriorating consumer health and a poor growth outlook this Australian reporting season hints at a hard landing. "After digesting the latest information from reporting season results and company meetings our analysis ...

Wholesale investor tests up for parliamentary review

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The federal government wants to shake up the wholesale investor tests further in launching a parliamentary inquiry into the entire framework, worrying many fund managers operating in the high-net-worth space. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations ...

Australia's wealthiest women not getting the advice they need

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The number of high-net-worth (HNW) women seeking increased engagement with financial services is growing in Australia, according to new research. JBWere and CoreData research found Australian woman are more highly educated, entrepreneurial and participating ...

ANZ to pay $57.5m to settle class action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
ANZ announced it reached an agreement to settle a class action brought against it by Phi Finney McDonald in 2021. The class action related to certain interest charged on specific ANZ personal credit cards in the period from 1 July 2010 to 1 January ...

Deloitte eyes more mergers and product innovation

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Superannuation funds will be focused on ongoing merger activity and strengthening retirement strategies and product solutions in the next few years, according to Deloitte's Dynamics of the Australian Superannuation System report. The report forecasted ...