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Perpetual acquires advice firm

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021
Perpetual Private has acquired a boutique financial advice firm with over 1000 clients and $915 million of assets. Established in 2015, Jacaranda Financial Planning caters to the high-net-worth market with a team of nine advisers based in Sydney and ...

Chief economist update: It's raining jobs

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
... of Statistics' (ABS): "Employment increased by 115,000 people in May, following the 31,000 fall in April, around the Easter holiday period. Over the past two months, employment increased by around 84,000 people, and was 1% higher in May 2021 than ...

UBS adds fixed income portfolio manager

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 APR 2021
UBS Asset Management has hired an HSBC rates and foreign exchange strategist as a portfolio manager. Tom Nash spent 10 years at HSBC in Australia and London, where he was primarily responsible for HSBC's strategy on rates and foreign exchange for ...

Increase to super contribution cap

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021
Just before the Easter long weekend the Australian Tax Office confirmed an increase to superannuation contribution caps. From 1 July 2021, the annual concessional contribution cap will increase from $25,000 to $27,500. "Australians will be able to put ...

Channel Capital hires from AMP Capital

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAR 2021
The $16 billion Sydney multi-boutique has appointed a distribution director, hiring from AMP Capital. Phelim O'Neill was previously a state account manager at AMP Capital, servicing private wealth groups and advisers. At Channel, he will focus on the ...

Industry fund CIO resigns

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 FEB 2021
... not-for-profit fund will leave after five years in the post. LUCRF Super chief investment officer Leigh Gavin will stay until Easter with the fund, sister publication Industry Moves first confirmed. Gavin joined LUCRF in May 2016 from Frontier Advisors ...

Super fund targets homegrown opportunities

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 JAN 2021
The coronavirus pandemic is a boon for the localisation of Australian businesses that will create investment opportunities and jobs growth, two superannuation fund experts predict. Statewide Super chief executive Tony D'Alessandro and chief investment ...

Real estate proves resilience: CoreLogic

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 17 DEC 2020
The residential real estate market has proved resilient in the face of the economic shutdown caused by COVID-19, according to CoreLogic's 2020 Best of the Best report. Australia's $7.2 trillion real estate market was upheld by the top end, with luxury ...

Funds' net-zero ambitions collide with Santos

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2020
Australian oil and gas company Santos' carbon reduction plan has been heavily criticised, with critics pointing out many super funds invested in the company have made declarations on climate change that don't match their actions. According to ...

Chief economist update: Rents under covid

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
Australian landlords aren't all rejoicing. Yes Virginia, we're all aware this is happening in this land "girt by sea" under pandemic but the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has actually put facts and figures behind this in its September 2020 ...
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