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GQG records US$10bn in inflows, eyes Abu Dhabi office

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
GQG Partners reported US$10 billion of net flows for the full year ending 2023, while announcing plans for an office in Abu Dhabi. The global boutique asset manager concluded the year with US$120.6 billion in funds under management (FUM), reflective ...

Investment Trends ranks top five platforms

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024
Investment Trends 2023 Platform Benchmarking Report has positioned HUB24 as the best full-function platform, narrowly outperforming Netwealth. In the report's analysis of platform developments aimed at supporting the provision of advice to clients ...

Maple-Brown Abbott chief executive jumps ship

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024
Maple-Brown Abbott chief executive and managing director Sophia Rahmani has resigned with immediate effect. Rahmani, who joined Maple-Brown Abbott in October 2019 from Janus Henderson, has been named as managing director of Magellan Financial Group. ...

AI poses potential challenge to financial stability: Gensler

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
Artificial intelligence could threaten financial stability, forcing novel macro-prudential strategies, according to US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair Gary Gensler. In a speech at Yale Law School, Gensler described AI as having "tremendous ...

Superannuation fund returns underperformed SMSFs: Research

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
Investment returns for APRA-regulated superannuation funds lagged self-managed super funds (SMSFs) by 4.1% in the 2021-22 financial year, according to the University of Adelaide. During this period, while the S&P/ASX 200 index declined by more than ...

Too many Aussies eligible for wholesale products: FSC

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2024
Research commissioned by the Financial Services Council (FSC) reveals that within the next decade, nearly one-fifth of Australian households will become eligible to purchase wholesale products without retail consumer protections. Accordingly, the research ...

Macquarie profits tumble; long-serving executive exits

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2024
Macquarie Group has reported a "substantially lower" net profit after tax in FY24 and announced the departure of its long-serving head of commodities and global markets Nicholas O'Kane. Macquarie's annuity-style divisions, Macquarie Asset Management ...

AustralianSuper calls for an 'account for life'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
AustralianSuper has urged for an 'account for life' superannuation reform to Treasury, in a bid to deliver a visionary retirement system. The super fund also advocated for the automation of Age Pension applications, a move that would enable an integration ...

Highest paid industry super executives revealed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
Australia's highest paid industry super executives have been revealed in an analysis obtained by Financial Standard. AustralianSuper chief investment officer Mark Delaney was the top earner, receiving over $2 million in total compensation, according ...

Fund selectors harbour AI bubble fears, affirm belief in its longevity

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024
Fund selectors, wary of an AI bubble, still believe in its longevity, with some viewing it as an opportunity bigger than the internet, according to a Natixis Investment Managers (Natixis IM) survey. Natixis IM conducted a survey of 500 investment professionals ...