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Lazard advisory unit rebrands

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... will officially launch as Lazard Australia on July 1. The US financial services firm flagged the restructure of its Australian advisory unit in early February, which is separate from Lazard Asset Management. Andrew Leyden was appointed to lead Lazard ...

Rest hires from AMP

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... April 2021, putting it at rank 25. It has hired heavily in recent months. To name a few, Rest hired Chris Drew from Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund as its head of Australian equities, Kiran Singh from Cbus as its head of listed ...

AUSTRAC to face scrutiny

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), which has handed out record fines to the big banks, will face new scrutiny from the Senate. Labor Senator Deborah O'Neill'smotion to set up an inquiry into the agency through the Senate ...

Chief economist update: Thank you, my frenemy

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... the China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue and the rhetoric, threats and/or measures limiting/banning imports of Australian products into its shores remain in place. But looking at Australia's trade stats, one would be forgiven for believing ...

Westpac backs out of NZ demerger plans

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
Westpac has decided to retain its New Zealand business after reviewing the feasibility of the 160-year-old division and the impact of increased capital requirements. In March, the bank flagged that it was in early stages of reviewing Westpac New Zealand ...

Government to create ASIC, APRA regulator

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... legislation that will see the establishment of an independent body charged with reviewing the effectiveness of both the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Under the Financial ...

Citi names head of research

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUN 2021
... investors. He will keep his current responsibilities as the co-head of Pan-Asian metals and mining research, and head of Australian metals and mining research. Citi head of Pan-Asian research Brent Robinson said McTaggart's industry experience and ...

Dexus reports higher portfolio valuations

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUN 2021
... in underlying asset values," said Dexus chief executive Darren Steinberg. Dexus recently invested $180 million in an Australian Unity property trust, as it looks to tap into the latter's pipeline of healthcare property assets. The Australian Unity ...

Ellerston rejigs Aussie market neutral fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUN 2021
Ellerston Capital is changing its Australian Market Neutral strategy, as the portfolio manager changes. The old fund, which was managed by Paul Drzewucki, held 50 to 100 positions with net equity exposure staying within -25% and 25%. It used a relative ...

SG increase to self-fund retirement

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUN 2021
... comfortable standard of retirement. As of July 1, the SG rate will rise from 9.5% to 10% and ASFA showed the average Australian 30-year-old worker will have $19,000 more in their super at retirement as a result. The superannuation guarantee is legislated ...
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