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Tough year at Challenger
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
... billion. But total annuity sales were down about 12% to just $3.1 billion. Domestic annuity sales were -$0.9 billion and Japan sales were up $0.5 billion. Other life sales doubled to $2 billion. Challenger gave FY21 guidance range of $390 million to ...
PAN-Tribal signs distribution deal
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
... Global Asset Management's ANZ chief executive and later, as its head of third party distribution for Asia ex China and Japan.
Chief economist update: Ardern's ardour
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
... the rest of the world isn't able to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. This is evident in countries such as Vietnam and Japan that were able to control transimissions early but are now experiencing a spike in infections. Nonetheless, barring a second ...
Chief economist update: The V in recovery
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
Were it not for the "second wave" now doing the rounds in a number of cities around the world, the letter "V" would now be standing for "victory" against the war on COVID-19. The gradual easing of restrictions has unfrozen social and business activity ...
Franklin Templeton announces revised APAC team
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... Investments (Taiwan). For India, Sanjay Sapre will continue in his role as president of Franklin Templeton (India). In Japan, Suguru Kuwahata, current president of Legg Mason (Japan) and Tatsuta Ogichi, current president of Franklin Templeton Japan will ...
Chief economist update: Second wave comes to Japan
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 JUL 2020
... second bite from the coronavirus. Australia is currently in the midst of it. Now the second wave looks like it's come to Japan. According to Kyodo News: "Japan reported on Thursday [July 23] more than 980 new daily coronavirus infections, marking ...
Former CFSGAM chief joins Yarra Capital board
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 20 JUL 2020
... bank MUFG in 2019. Prior to that Lazberger spent 17 years with State Street in a range of senior positions in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong and the UK. Before his resignation in 2008 to join CFS, Lazberger led State Street Global Advisors' International ...
Chief economist update: BOJ takes breather on stimulus sprint
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUL 2020
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) took a breather in July, keeping its monetary policy settings and asset purchases unchanged, promising that: "For the time being, the Bank will closely monitor the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and will not hesitate ...
Pension fund suffers $235bn loss
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
The world's largest pension fund posted a record quarterly loss and a negative return of more than 10% to March end, it has reported. Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund lost 17.71 trillion yen, or $237 billion, in the three months to ...
Mirae drops fees on Asian equities funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020
... invests in Asian stocks that are expected to benefit from growing consumption activities of the Asian region excluding Japan. It has returned 18.9% in the year ending May, beating the benchmark MSCI AC Asia ex Japan (in AUD) 3.4% over the period. Australian-domiciled ...
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