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Future Fund risk aversion not at historic levels
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020
... neutral," Future Fund chief executive Raphael Arndt said yesterday, as it posted its first negative annual return since the GFC. Future Fund uses Equivalent Equity Exposure (EEE), as an estimate of the total amount of market exposure it has when it looks ...
ESG crisis returns overcooked: Research
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 24 AUG 2020
... internally-developed intangible assets together dominate the explanatory power of the COVID returns models." The researchers also used GFC data to explain winners (top decile performers) and losers (bottom decile). They then used it to predict COVID-19 ...
Chief economist update: Worse news is better news
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 AUG 2020
... tally has the unemployment rate improving from the all-time high of 14.7% in April, but at 10.2% (in July), remains above the GFC peak of 10%. There might be more "weeping and gnashing of teeth" to come. The latest tally from worldometer.com shows America ...
REITs better value than bonds, equities: LaSalle
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 AUG 2020
... real estate companies (compared to 2008) has mitigated heavier losses. "Companies have reacted differently this time; in the GFC, many were caught flat-footed, but most companies moved quickly when the markets seized up this time around," she said. The ...
MySuper returns negative
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 7 AUG 2020
... financial year. It is the first negative annual financial return for default super products since the Global Financial Crisis. The GFC in 2008-2009 delivered financial returns in default superannuation products of -13%. The 2007-2008 financial year also ...
Property winners, losers of COVID-19 crisis
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2020
... decisions of the last 5-10 years will drive performance and we are likely to see more differentiation than at any point since the GFC," Everett said. "However, new opportunities will present themselves and active management remains important. The key ...
Sovereign investors keen on gold, infrastructure
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020
... relative to fixed income and as an overall proportion of asset allocation: 26% (equities) versus 34% (fixed income). Adding on GFC lessons and the lack of withdrawal imperatives, they were well positioned going into the crisis, according to the report ...
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 ...
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