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Six Park hires operations chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
... welcomed Tuula Keto and Anton Ivanopoulos to the Six Park team. Both bring a superb mix of tangible and intangible skills to bear on how we deliver an exceptional service for our clients," the firm said. Six Park recently lowered its minimum investment ...

Scariest themes for investors revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
A new survey from Citi has revealed what fund managers, chief executives and chief financial officers across Australia and New Zealand are most concerned about. Stagflation, China's slowdown and a global energy crunch were top of mind for over 1500 ...

WAM looks to acquire Asian equities LIC

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
WAM Capital is attempting to acquire a listed investment company that has a concentrated portfolio of listed Asian equities. WAM has its eye on PM Capital Asian Opportunities Fund (PAF), offering to pay $1.147 per PAF share. The proposed takeover bid ...

Economic recap: Week to September 24

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
Financial markets have been on edge ever since they got the first whiff of "taper" in the air. This started when the minutes of the US Federal Reserve's April 27-28 FOMC meeting revealed that: "A number of participants suggested that if the economy ...

Greenwashing scrutiny needed: Evergreen

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
ASIC's research project into the extent of greenwashing in the investment management industry should be commended, according to Evergreen Consultants. "ESG or responsible investing is arguably the single largest trend in the investment universe today," ...

FAR draft legislation released

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
... (FAR) which will apply to superannuation funds and insurers. The FAR extends the Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR) which has applied to banks since July 2018. In February 2019, the Hayne Royal Commission recommended extending BEAR to include ...

Chief economist update: The (dot) plot thickens

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021
... recovery is strong and no longer requires holding rates near zero." True that. The Fed's latest economic projections bear this out, upgrading this year's GDP growth to 7.0% from the 6.5% rate forecast in March, with the unemployment rate steadily ...

Premiums to increase at ESSSuper

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
The $31 billion government fund has informed members that their life insurance premiums will be increasing. ESSSuper, the government fund for the emergency services based in Melbourne, informed members in its accumulation plan that the cost of death ...

Chief economist update: No fear

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
The coronavirus optimism that prevailed over the dying weeks of 2020 and into the first quarter of this year has been replaced by concerns over the resurgence in infections - in Europe, India, Japan, South Korea and lately, the US, among others - caused ...

APRA closes Westpac probe

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 MAR 2021
... its investigation into possible breaches of the Banking Act 1959, including the Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR), by Westpac. APRA launched the investigation into Westpac last year following allegations by AUSTRAC that Westpac had breached ...
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