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Poor gender diversity not a 'women's problem': Panel

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
Gender diversity issues are no longer a "women's problem but a business problem", according to wealth managers, who urge the industry to seize the opportunities to make meaningful changes. In a fireside chat discussing women and wealth at the Stockbrokers ...

GQG builds private markets unit on PAC stakes

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
GQG Partners is launching a private markets business by acquiring Pacific Current Group's stakes in three fund managers operating in the asset class for US$71.25 million ($108.7bn). The foundations of GQG Private Capital Solutions (PCS) will comprise ...

Global dividends reached record high in 2023

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
The latest Global Dividend Index by Janus Henderson Investors revealed global dividends experienced an uptick of 5% on an underlying basis, reaching a record of US$1.66 trillion in 2023. The report revealed the year closed on a particularly positive ...

Super contribution caps to rise on July 1

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
Superannuation contribution caps will go up on July 1, after the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported an increase in average weekly ordinary time earnings (AWOTE). The ABS reported the AWOTE rose 4.5%, seasonally adjusted, in the year to November ...

Super funds defend controversial weapons holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
Several major superannuation funds such as UniSuper, Aware Super, and Equip Super continue to invest in global weapons companies despite growing concerns among members, particularly as the Israel-Hamas war escalates. This includes France's Thales ...

ASIC charges HESTA for misleading marketing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 10 NOV 2023
HESTA has come under fire, with ASIC issuing three infringement notices against the fund for purportedly publishing false or misleading performance figures about one of its investment options. The industry fund subsequently incurred a $48,600 fine for ...

AZ NGA acquires stake in $1bn advice firm

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 OCT 2023
AZ NGA will acquire an undisclosed stake in a Western Australian practice that has $1 billion in funds under advice. The Wealth Designers (TWD) is the latest addition to AZ NGA's stable, joining member firms McKinley Plowman, Wealthwise, and On-Track ...

First Super appoints to board

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 29 SEP 2023
... Fellowship to investigate active forest management for multiple landscape benefits in the US and Canada, particularly for fire risk reduction and renewable bioenergy. He also spent three years as deputy administrator of Norfolk Island in public administration ...

How to warm up for a 50-degree day

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 AUG 2023
... prepared investment strategies are for a specific future scenario of a 50-degree heat wave followed by storm activity and fire across south-east Australia and what it would mean for superannuation funds. "At the broadest level it is about a shift for ...

Pinnacle steadies FY23 profit, FUM

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 4 AUG 2023
Pinnacle Investment Management was able to buffer wider economic shocks to maintain its profitability, reporting modest inflows and funds under management growth in the 2023 financial year. The ASX-listed firm, with its 15 affiliates, saw FUM of $91.9 ...
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