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Industry fund chief to step down
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 SEP 2020
The head of a $5 billion superannuation fund is stepping down at the end of 2020. BUSSQ chief executive Linda Vickers is retiring from the role and will be succeeded by chief operating officer Damian Wills. Vickers has been with the super fund for more ...
Aussie small caps outperform
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020
Australian small-cap managers are blitzing league tables and outperforming most investment strategies during the global pandemic, Rainmaker research shows. Rainmaker's July Wholesale managed funds performance report reveals the best and worst fund ...
ASIC delays RG97 again
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020
The corporate regulator is delaying RG97 fee and disclosure requirements for two years as a result of COVID-19. ASIC said it is pushing back the timeframe when superannuation funds and managed investment product issuers are required to update their ...
Women receive worse advice: Study
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020
Financial advisers tend to give female clients poorer advice and recommend riskier assets compared to male clients, a new study shows. Women are significantly more likely to receive undiversified financial advice than men, researchers from the Hong ...
Interim insolvency protections extended
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020
Small businesses suffering financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 will have temporary insolvency and bankruptcy protections in place until the end of the year. The federal government has extended temporary insolvency and bankruptcy protections until ...
MSCI launches domestic index series
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 SEP 2020
MSCI has launched a suite of indices targeted at supporting Australian-domiciled institutional investors. The Australia Domestic Index Series has more than 50 domestic indices that benchmarks ESG, factors and market capitalisation among others, specific ...
MySuper products show resilience
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 SEP 2020
August marked the fifth consecutive month of positive returns for MySuper products since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, recovering 70% of losses, new Rainmaker analysis shows. Last month generated a positive performance of about 1.7% for superannuation ...
Funds services firm expands offerings
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
A boutique administration services firm is expanding its back-office offering to include trustee, custody and escrow services. Intertrust Group has secured an AFSL that will enable it to provide additional fund services to asset managers, institutional ...
Demand for advice rises
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
The number of Australians seeking financial advice has doubled from five years ago, a new report finds. According to Investment Trends, 2.6 million non-advised Australians want the services of a financial planner over the next two years. This demand ...
Former IFM executive joins KKR
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 7 SEP 2020
A former director of IFM Investors has joined KKR as head of client partner group for the local region. Nicholas Hyde is responsible for managing and expanding KKR's client relationships in Australia and New Zealand, raising capital for public markets ...
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