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HESTA partners with Australian Unity
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020
The $56 billion industry superannuation fund for health workers has partnered with Australian Unity to establish a new capital source for the For Purpose, Mutual sector in Australia. HESTA has committed $20 million as a cornerstone investor in Australian ...
Elanor launches new fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
Elanor Investors Group has established a new managed fund, the Burke Street Fund, which will acquire commercial office and healthcare properties. The properties in question are located at 2 Burke Street and 163 Ipswich Road, Wolloongabba in Queensland. ...
SG rise no real benefit to women: Review
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
While not making explicit recommendations, the Retirement Income Review has warned against increasing inequities already in the system, citing that a rise in the super guarantee would benefit men more than women. The review has stated that consideration ...
Chief economist update: V for vaccine
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2020
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Encouraging test results for a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech sent world equity markets from New York to Rio and ol' London town on the up and up and up. Pfizer and BioNTech are ...
Chief economist update: Biden cooks Donald's duck
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 NOV 2020
"A whole new world A new fantastic point of view..." -Zayn Malik, Zhavia Ward Former vice-president Joe Biden is now POTUS-elect, breaking the record for the most votes (70 million plus votes and counting) received by a presidential candidate in US ...
Climate change greater threat than COVID: Report
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 2 NOV 2020
Climate change is set to have a greater impact on the economy than the COVID-19 lockdowns, according to a new report from Deloitte Access Economics. The report, A new choice: Australia's climate for growth, found if climate change goes unchecked, Australia's ...
Institutional mandates spring back to life
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020
Superannuation funds are starting to appoint external mandates again after a COVID-19-induced lull, says Pinnacle's managing director Ian Macoun. Pinnacle Investment Management raked in $1.7 billion of net inflows from institutional clients in the three ...
ANZ sees profits plummet, plans to exit thermal coal
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020
ANZ has felt the wrath of the pandemic, reporting a 42% loss on cash profit in its full year results as it tries to protect itself from future credit losses. It has also updated its climate policy, saying it will exit thermal coal by 2030. The bank's ...
Fresh fundies outperform
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
A small cap fund backed by two fresh-faced investors with no prior funds management experience has managed to outperform the benchmark consistently since its inception in July 2018. As of August 31, Spatium Capital's Small Companies Fund returned ...
Pandemic proves value of advice: FPA
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
The pandemic has been integral in highlighting the value of financial advice, according to new research. The Financial Planning Association of Australia's (FPA) inaugural Money & Life Tracker: COVID Edition reveals Australians with financial advisers ...
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