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Pension fund manager completes $600m MaxCap commitment

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 9 AUG 2022
Having completed the $600 million mandate it committed to in 2019, Dutch pension fund manager APG Investments has now expanded its agreement with MaxCap Group. Three years ago, APG invested $300 million with MaxCap for Australian commercial real estate ...

US Senate passes $1tn Inflation Reduction Act

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2022
The US Senate has passed the Democrats' $1.07 trillion bill which aims to tackle inflation by lowering the deficit and everyday expenses for working families. Following the Senate Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, President Joe Biden said: "I ...

APRA releases annual corporate plan

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2022
... supervisory activities, with heightened vigilance on flow-through effects from Covid, geopolitical tensions, rising inflation and increasing interest rates. Embed key prudential reforms including "unquestionably strong" capital ratios, Basel III requirements ...

Value investing a likely winner: Maple-Brown

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 5 AUG 2022
... de-rating. "Investors are concerned with a policy error by the Federal Reserve that may tighten too hard at a time when inflation rates may be close to peaking and would likely come down quickly if the general economy slows," Insync said. The fund manager ...

Optimum Pensions, Generation Life launch lifetime annuity

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2022
... terms of investment options, and link income to investment performance," he said. LifeIncome aims to keep pace with inflation while helping customers access sustainable income and investment options. Orford said there is no excuse for superannuation ...

RBA lifts cash rate to 1.85%

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2022
... consequently, this is now a fourth consecutive monthly rate rise. The RBA's decision comes as it continues its attempt to return inflation to its 2-3% target range. Presently, inflation in Australia is 6.1%, the highest it's been since the early 1990s. ...

Financial product registrations up 30%

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2022
... product manufacturers to recent changes in the economic climate, including outlooks of higher global interest rates and inflation.

4D Infrastructure launches currency hedged fund

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2022
... yields than the broader equity markets," she said. "The revenues of most of the portfolio's stocks also have some form of inflation hedge, whether explicit or implicit." According to Shaw, the Hedged Fund will be managed according to the same investment ...

US enters recession - or does it?

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 29 JUL 2022
... the pandemic crisis - it's no surprise that the economy is slowing down as the Federal Reserve acts to bring down inflation." Biden went on to tout the nation's 3.6% unemployment rate, second quarter job creation and strong levels of consumer ...

Federal Reserve delivers 0.75bp rate rise

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2022
... maximum employment and price stability, the current picture is plain to see: The labour market is extremely tight, and inflation is much too high." Aside from continuing the process of significantly reducing the size of its balance sheet, Powell noted ...
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