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Mercer funds added to two platforms

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 AUG 2016
Five Mercer multi-manager funds have been added to the Macquarie Wrap and HUB24 superannuation and pension platforms, broadening Mercer's strategic relationship with the retail investor market. The funds include: Mercer Conservative Growth, Mercer Defensive ...

CBA posts record profit despite dip from wealth division

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 AUG 2016
A 6% dip in the cash profit of Commonwealth Bank's wealth management division did not hold the bank back from recording a record after tax cash profit of $9.45 billion for the 12 months to 30 June, up 3% on last year. Wealth Management cash net profit ...

BetaShares grows suite with two new sector ETFs

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 AUG 2016
BetaShares has launched two new exchange traded funds to give investors low-cost diversified exposure to global healthcare and agriculture stocks. The new funds are BetaShares Global Healthcare ETF - Currency Hedged (ASX: DRUG) and the BetaShares Global ...

Monash fund added to two platforms

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 9 AUG 2016
The Monash Absolute Investment Fund has been added to both the Netwealth and Macquarie Wrap Super and Non-Super platforms. Founded in 2012, Sydney-based Monash Investors is an absolute return Australian equity specialist established by Simon Shields ...

Super funds return three per cent

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 9 AUG 2016
Superannuation funds have returned an average of 2.9% for the 12 months to 30 June as measured by the SelectingSuper workplace default option MySuper Index, propped up by property and fixed income. The SelectingSuper workplace default option MySuper ...

Instos demanding ESG metrics

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 9 AUG 2016
Institutional investors are calling for metrics to analyse companies' environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices in the belief that these can correlate with positive financial performance. Michele Giuditta, associate director at global analytics ...

WAM Research achieves record outperformance

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2016
Listed investment company WAM Research has reported record outperformance of 23.5% and healthy profit growth for the 12 months to 30 June. The investment portfolio increased 25.5%, outperforming its S&P/ASX All Companies All Ordinaries benchmark by ...

Greencape wins top Zenith rating

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2016
Boutique Australian equities fund manager Greencape Capital has received two 'Highly Recommended' ratings from researcher Zenith. The Greencape Wholesale High Conviction Fund and the Greencape Wholesale Broadcap Fund were upgraded from Recommended to ...

PMIIG licence cancelled

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 5 AUG 2016
ASIC has cancelled the Australian financial services licence of Pacific Millennium International Investment Group (PMIIG), with effect on 28 July, after it breached its obligations. PMIIG was authorised under its AFSL to provide general financial advice ...

Morningstar research director returns from Chicago

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 5 AUG 2016
A director at research and ratings house Morningstar has returned to a role in this region after a two-year stint with the company in Chicago. Chris Douglas is taking up the role of director of manager research ratings for the Asia-Pacific region. Reporting ...