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BlackRock has most valuable brand, study finds

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024
BlackRock has the world's most valuable brand in asset management, while Public Investment Fund (PIF) takes the title among sovereign wealth funds. That's according to a global ranking of brand strength and brand value conducted by Brand Finance. ...

Interest rate relief unlikely 'this side of Christmas'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024
The higher-than-expected monthly CPI data for April could mean the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) hands are tied when it comes to higher-for-longer interest rates. Annual growth in the non-seasonally adjusted CPI lifted from 3.5% to 3.6% in April ...

REIT returns to come back strong: Expert

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2024
Real estate has not been the most sought-after asset in the wake of a higher interest rate environment globally, but times are changing according to one expert. Dexus Global REIT Fund portfolio manager David Kruth told Financial Standard that while ...

Platform reveals advice firms' top issues

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
Practice management, advice technology, and superannuation are top of mind for financial advisers who want to improve their aptitude and knowledge, according to professional networking platform Ensombl. The analysis of adviser conversations stemming ...

Former Life Plan FP adviser cops ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
ASIC slapped a three-year ban on a former Life Plan FP financial adviser for failing to act in the best interests of clients and not being able to maintain "high standards". Gawad Nabi, who served as an authorised representative of Hobart-based Life ...

Geopolitical risks push APAC family office allocations locally

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
Geopolitical risks are dictating how family offices in the Asia Pacific invest as more intend to shift asset allocations to their home regions, according to UBS. Family offices surveyed in the UBS Global Family Office Report across the Asia Pacific ...

Family offices up active management, eye generative AI: UBS

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
Family offices are increasingly turning to active management or manager selection to diversify portfolios, according to the latest UBS Global Family Office Report. The report, which compiled insights from 320 family offices with an average net worth ...

Major themes to watch in the ETF space

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
ETFs are set to see a surge in interest around gold, artificial intelligence (AI) and infrastructure listings, according to experts speaking at the inaugural Financial Standard Future Investing Forum this morning. Global X chief executive Evan Metcalf ...

UK forewarns Australia on wholesale test changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
After recently backflipping on changing its high-net-worth investor (HNWI) tests, the UK serves as a cautionary tale for Australia as it mulls overhauling its own wholesale investor thresholds. The UK government introduced new HNWI and sophisticated ...

SMSFs' use of advisers plummets: Research

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
The number of self-managed super funds (SMSFs) using advisers has reached a new low, with the proportion of SMSFs using advisers falling to 23% from 27% in the past 12 months, according to a Vanguard/Investment Trends report. The number of SMSFs without ...
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