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Chief economist update: Be afraid of inflation expectations
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2021
US Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president James Bullard's recent virtual presentation provided a timely venue for the Fed to push back on inflation fears that drove equity markets down a day before. The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' ...
TIAA commits to net zero
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
... pension fund. The Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) has committed to net-zero by 2050 in its $280 billion general account. The account supports the flagship TIAA traditional annuity. The pension fund said it will significantly reduce ...
Chief economist update: Frydenberg spends big
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
"Australia's economic recovery is now well underway and we must keep the momentum going ... but, this pandemic is not over. For as long as the virus persists, so will we. So tonight, we go further." This is according to federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg ...
Investors greenlight LIC to ETF conversion
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... been working over a year on how they will be making the change from a company to a trust," said Perpetual corporate trust general manager, sales and marketing Glen Dogan. The fund will use Macquarie as its external market maker, and ICE for the indicative ...
Rest executive to retire, GM appointed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 10 MAY 2021
... As its group executive, people, finance and change prepares to retire, the $62 billion industry fund is welcoming a new general manager and recruiting for its first chief financial officer. Trevor Evans is set to retire from the group executive role ...
AFA appoints partnerships GM
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 10 MAY 2021
The Association of Financial Advisers has appointed a general manager of partnerships who joined from AMP. Cameron Burne joined the AFA in March and was most recently a partnership manager at AMP Financial Planning. He spent over eight years with the ...
Chief economist update: Bad news is good news is back
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 10 MAY 2021
Wall Street benchmark equity indices closed on the up and up on May 7 - the Dow and the S&P 500 index even rallied new record highs -- the same day the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed disappointing labour market stats. The US economy added ...
MAX finalists named, voting open
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
The finalists for the 16th annual Financial Standard MAX Awards have been announced, with voting now open until May 30. The Financial Standard MAX Awards highlight individuals, teams and organisations in the financial services industry excelling in ...
UniSuper to open doors to public
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
The $95 billion industry fund for the higher education and research sector is opening the fund to the general public. From July 5, UniSuper will allow new members to join the fund which is currently has 450,000 members made up of employees of the sector ...
ANZ profits up 45%, dividends double
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
ANZ posted statutory profit after tax in the first half to $2.9 billion, up 45% from 2H20. The bank announced a dividend of 70 cents per share, double of the previous half's dividend. ANZ said key drivers for the increase in its profits were net credit ...
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