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Volatility an opportunity for skilled active managers: GSFM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
... sentiment and asset valuations. However, this environment, while turbulent, could offer ample opportunities for active fund managers, Miller said. "Higher volatility probably means a higher dispersion of individual issuer returns, which is a great environment ...

More outflows for Platinum

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 9 JAN 2024
... roles of co-chief investment officer and co-portfolio manager of the global and Asia strategies. Among other active fund managers, GQG Partners ended 2023 at a record high of US$120.6 billion ($179.4bn), up from 7% in November. "We are pleased to have ...

The ugly truth: Unattractive fund managers are investment darlings

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 OCT 2023
According to a study by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, having a face only a mother could love pays off in funds management, as unattractive fundies outperform their good-looking peers. In the first economics study to employ a deep learning model to ...

Ownership changes spur upheaval in unit trust sector

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUL 2023
... Benchmarking research note, an interesting trend has emerged among institutional investors pulling money out of active fund managers that were subject to structural changes since the Banking Royal Commission. Some of the investment managers with the ...

Outflows, M&A batter active managers

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAR 2023
... acquisitions, eye-watering redemptions and product closures over the last three years put to question if active fund managers are still fit for purpose. Rainmaker modelling shows that between 2020 and this month, more than 120 listed investment companies ...

Active fund managers historically underperform: SPIVA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAR 2023
... underperforming in the short term and across every time horizon, the latest SPIVA Scorecard reveals. Nearly 79% of active fund managers focused on Aussie equities underperformed the S&P/ASX 200 benchmark in 2022. Over a five-, 10- and 15-year period ...

Challenger appoints Duncan West as chair

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 16 AUG 2022
... 19 years. "Today, Challenger is Australia's leading retirement income brand and one of Australia's largest active fund managers. I believe I am leaving the business in good hands," he said. West said it's a privilege to be elected. "Challenger is a company ...

A solution to active fund underperformance

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 12 AUG 2022
... smart beta avoids active management mistakes is that a smart beta strategy is fully invested. While some active fund managers may rush to get out of riskier positions during times of volatility, transferring holdings to cash, they often miss opportunities ...

Inalytics develops new data-driven model

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUL 2022
... managers, providing them with granular insight into the decisions they need to improve to enhance performance. "Active fund managers are looking to fight back against the competitive pressures they face from passive funds offering cheap exposure to equity ...

Morningstar bets on active fund managers

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 21 MAR 2022
As market sell-offs continue to pummel ASX-listed active fund managers, Morningstar is betting big that Pendal, Magellan, Pinnacle and Platinum will deliver past the short-term noise. The fund mangers' "compounding potential" for larger assets under ...
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