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Industry groups welcome Labor government

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
... The Anthony Albanese-led Labor government has been congratulated on its election victory by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. On the morning Albanese was sworn in as the 31 st prime minister ...

Citi names new head of securities services

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
Citi Australia has appointed Mark England as the new head of securities services following the retirement of long serving executive Martin Carpenter. England, the current co-head of sales for Citi Securities will relocate from Hong Kong to Australia ...

It's time to step up: Climate Council

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
In welcoming the change in government, Climate Council's chief executive Amanda McKenzie said that it is in Australia's economic and security interests to prioritise climate action. McKenzie added that Australians deserve a federal government that recognises ...

Crestone warns on economic challenges

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
... Russia-Ukraine war. "Deglobalisation and the potential impacts on defence expenditure, other international commitments, and Australia's supply chain security will be critical to the domestic outlook," the group said. For inflation, Crestone said that ...

RBA outlines next phase of bond purchase program

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
Having raised the cash rate earlier this month, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) board has decided not to reinvest the proceeds from bonds as they mature from the bank's portfolio. This decision by the RBA is indicative of a new quantitative tightening ...

Partners Wealth appoints private wealth lead

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
Partners Wealth Group has hired a new head of Partners Private, hiring a former AMP Capital and Hume Partners senior portfolio manager. Andrew Lally has joined in the role, bringing within him about 25 years' experience across funds management and family ...

Chalmers sworn in as treasurer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
Australia's new treasurer has been sworn in this morning following Labor's victory in the federal election. The weekend's result also sees the departure of Jane Hume as minister for financial services, superannuation, and the digital economy. Treasury ...

State Street plans local ETF portal launch

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
Following its launch in Singapore this week, State Street plans to roll out its Fund Connect ETF portal in Australia. The Fund Connect ETF portal is part of State Street Digital and provides access to more than 960 ETFs. It was made available in Singapore ...

Beware super home buyer collateral damage: ISA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
... Coalition's super home buyer proposal could leave thousands worse off, even if they don't access the scheme, Industry Super Australia (ISA) has said. ISA said that under the super home buyer scheme, funds would be forced to carry more cash. As cash is ...

Risk asset volatility guaranteed: Western Asset

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
... investment manager also shone a spotlight on mortgage credit for its attractiveness on a relative-value basis. Following Australia's emergence from COVID lockdowns, lending has been conservative and real estate markets remain well supported by long-term ...
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