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Balanced options in the red, but only just
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... funds with daily unit prices. This is the fourth lowest return in 20 years, and the first negative benchmark return since the GFC, Dunnin said. Despite the COVID-19 financial crisis savagely impacting fund returns in February and March, the index is ...
Advisers switch platforms amid pandemic
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... the global pandemic," Investment Trends research director Recep Peker said. "Not only has platform switching reached a post-GFC high, planners are also broadening the range of platforms they use. "In the face of pandemic-induced market volatility, financial ...
History is repeating itself: Zenith
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... similarities between the Australian equity market drawdowns and subsequent recoveries of COVID-19 and the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), COVID-19 has proven to be the GFC in fast-forward. It said during this period we have seen the fastest bear market ...
Challenger raising $300m, to add IG bonds
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... risk adjusted returns. Illiquidity premiums are attractive," it said, adding that it captured similar opportunities post GFC to expand its return on equity. Challenger's life business is targeting normalised, pre-tax, ROE of about 14.25% before the ...
COVID-19 brings trading boom
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
... has never seen such interest from Australia's mum and dad investors. "It appears the market's rebound from the lows in the GFC, is fresh in their memories and there's a determination to make sure they don't miss out on any rally," Dale said. The nabTrade ...
VanEck makes case for equal weight investing
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
... road to recovery , VanEck examines three separate periods of recovery - the period following the 2001 dotcom burst, the 2008 GFC and the 2015-16 Greek debt crisis. "The paper finds that during these recovery periods, equal weighting outperformed the ...
Profound uncertainty remains: IMF
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUN 2020
... crisis is unlike anything the world has seen before." Gopinath labelled the COVID-19 crisis as "truly global" saying even the GFC had a less severe effect on global output. "For the first time since the Great Depression, both advanced and emerging market ...
The secret to neutralising sequencing risk
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
... 'growth' risk exposures, investors were reminded that all growth risk is sold in 'risk off' environments," he said. "As in the GFC, 2020 first-quarter performance saw most asset classes fall and diversification benefits disappear in a systemic 'risk-off' ...
Hundreds of billions ripped from super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
... performance results should spur members of MySuper funds. "There's a long [way] to go however, but given that during the GFC returns got as low as -21% these results are remarkable," Dunnin said.
MySuper goes back-to-back in the black
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
... performance results should spur members of MySuper funds. "There's a long [way] to go however, but given that during the GFC returns got as low as -21% these results are remarkable," Dunnin said. Dunnin said the results differed from the economy's latest ...
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