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Super funds extend poor disclosure to ESG holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Superannuation funds are extending their opaque disclosure practices to their environment, social and governance commitments. The recent Financial Standard Best Practice Forum on ESG heard that only a small subset of super funds are walking the talk ...

ESG investing 2.0 emerges

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
The second iteration of environmental, social and governance investing will require a stronger level of authenticity, accountability and focus on tangible outcomes, according to sustainability experts. A significant shift is taking place in the world ...

Magellan to move to higher tax rate

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
Magellan Financial Group will start paying taxes at the full 30% rate from FY24, as the government abolishes laws that allowed it to pay only 10% tax on offshore earnings. MFG paid tax at 21.4% in the year ending June, lower than the 30% tax rate that ...

Top economist Don Stammer to fund UNE scholarship

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
Before he was an investment banker and economist with an enviable career spanning more than half a century, Don Stammer was just a 'Vacy boy' trying to beat the odds. He pays it forward this year with a university scholarship program, held in ...

Iress hires head of product design

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
The financial services software company hired a global head of product as it looks to focus on design innovation. Amir Ansari joins from digital consultant firm Transpire where he was director of user experience. He is also currently chair and mentor ...

The other side of the ETP growth story

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
There is another side to the exponential growth exchange traded products have enjoyed; not every manager will be able to get in on the action, and legacy unit trusts will likely lose out. Rainmaker head of investment research John Dyall, speaking at ...

CFP Board creates diversity and inclusion role

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2021
The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards has appointed its first diversity and inclusion lead, who joined from sports car racing company NASCAR. The CFP Board has named Dawn Harris as its director of diversity and inclusion for the Centre ...

Investment bonds a good alternative to Wills: GDG

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 MAR 2021
Investment bonds are the second-most effective investment solution after superannuation, and a good alternative to Wills, according to Generation Life senior distribution manager Laura Salsbury. Speaking at Financial Standard 's first Technical ...

Insider trading forum busted

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has busted an internet forum where people were selling "insider tips" on listed companies. California man James Roland Jones was charged with perpetuating a fraudulent scheme to sell what he claimed were ...

US upbeat on stimulus, vaccination

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
The US is betting that a combination of the stimulus package and COVID-19 vaccinations will lead to full economic recovery by the end of the year, according to a leading economist. Capital Group economist Darrell Spence is optimistic that by September ...
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