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Looking beyond high-dividend stocks

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
The opportunities for capturing income in Australian equities lies outside the traditional high-dividend stocks, according to Redpoint Investment Management. Speaking at a GSFM outlook, Redpoint Investment Management chief executive and lead portfolio ...

Bank rebound buoys Aussie equities funds

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
The Australian banking sector has rebounded from being among the worst performers of the 2020 financial year to among the best for 2021. That's according to Mercer's Australian Shares Investment Manager Performance Survey. The survey also demonstrated ...

UniSuper's O'Sullivan on what's next

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 19 JUL 2021
Two months out from his last day at UniSuper, chief executive Kevin O'Sullivan talks to Financial Standard about his eight years at the fund, going public offer and staying away from mergers. O'Sullivan arrived at UniSuper in 2013, after a career ...

IFM airport bid falls over

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021
The IFM Investors bid to purchase Sydney Airport for $8.25 a share has been rejected. A consortium comprising IFM, QSuper and Global Infrastructure Management made the offer to Sydney Airport on July 5, with Barrenjoey and UBS advising. After an assessment ...

FASEA scraps three-month rule

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority is introducing a relief that will allow financial advisers to sit the November examination regardless of their last sitting. FASEA is proposing to relax the three-month registration requirement in ...

Superannuation complaints down 31%: AFCA

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 5 JUL 2021
Member complaints about superannuation to AFCA fell 31% in the year ending 30 June 2021, after a spike in FY20 stemming from the early release of superannuation allowed during the pandemic. AFCA did not provide a breakdown of complaint types for superannuation ...

Industry split on paid vaccine leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
The Finance Sector Union is petitioning for paid vaccination leave, saying employers can help ensure the community is safe from COVID-19. So, who is and who isn't on board? The FSU is calling for two days of paid leave to be offered to employees ...

Chief economist update: Anchoring the recovery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
"We have to take the economy through the pandemic and into a recovery phase, which has now started. We need to really anchor the recovery. We always talk about inflation anchoring and we are not oblivious to that. But the recovery needs to be firm ...

How noise impacts trading performance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
Did trading desks perform better or worse when they were forced to work from home last year? That is the question UNSW Business school researchers sought to answer. A study by UNSW Business School associate professors Elise Payzan-LeNestour and James ...

Link moves to streamline super fund advice

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021
Link Group has a new technology partnership aimed at streamlining financial advice for superannuation fund members. Link will combine its services with personal financial management tool Moneysoft for a new offering will be available to all super funds ...
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