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WaveStone co-founder retires

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
... manager. Also in 2014, the fund manager launched the WaveStone Wholesale Australian Share Fund. During the Global Financial Crisis, Allfrey told Financial Standard that like many fund managers WaveStone was hit hard. Challenger's Fidante Partners ...

Hostplus holds on to MySuper top spot

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021
... noting that the strong post COVID-19 recovery is very similar to the returns rally observed after the Global Financial Crisis (GFC)," the report said. "From November 2009 to May 2010, rolling one-year MySuper returns stayed above 10%, going as high as ...

State Super rejigs defensives

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021
... many funds turned to all sorts of instruments inside cash allocations," Livanas said, referring to the Global Financial Crisis. "We are in a similar environment now where cash is not presenting itself with types of returns [it used to]. Unlike other ...

Keep COVID-19 in perspective: Panel

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAY 2021
... chart demonstrating the growth of global GDP every two years since 1940. It showed that World War Two, the Global Financial Crisis and COVID-19 were the only worldwide recessions in that period. Ruthven said it was government reactions to COVID-19, rather ...

Chief economist update: Be afraid of inflation expectations

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 14 MAY 2021
... between 2017 and 2019 and when then Fed chair Janet Yellen announced the first interest rate hike since the global financial crisis of 2009 in December 2016. These countermeasures kept reversed inflation expectations and kept measured inflation within ...

Australia is coming back: Frydenberg

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... forecast to reach 4.75% in the June quarter of 2023 - the first time since the years leading up to the Global Financial Crisis and the second time since the early 1970s. "Australia is coming back," treasurer Josh Frydenberg said. At the height of the ...

Research aims to solve cash conundrum

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
... research looking at how best to solve the cash conundrum. Term deposit rates have fallen 96% since the Global Financial Crisis high of 8.25% and now sit at just 30 basis points, according to the research. A pre-GFC term deposit with $1.25 million could ...

Chief economist update: Europa rides the bull once again

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... was dubbed 'Super Mario' for doing "whatever it takes" to revive the Eurozone economy from the global financial crisis and Grexit but as the ECB's balance sheet shows, Madam Lagarde has supersized this. Just as we were advice not to fight ...

US upbeat on stimulus, vaccination

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021
... Fed has already blown out its balance sheet by about US$304 trillion, making its initiatives during the Global Financial Crisis "look a little small", he said. One question he is asked frequently is: what potential problems will this mountain of debt ...

Financial services least trusted industry: Edelman

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2021
... claw back eight points - perhaps reflecting the increased emphasis on ethics and regulation following the global financial crisis. Just 44% of people trusted financial services in 2012, compared to 77% trusting technology and 64% trusting food and beverage ...
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