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BlackRock outlines ETF plans for Australia

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 28 SEP 2018
... Obrist took on the role start of the year but only moved physically to Australia towards end of June, as former head Jon Howie moved to Hong Kong to head BlackRock's APAC equity index strategy. He has hired two staff since - one in Melbourne (taking ...

BlackRock confirms iShares delisting timetable

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2018
... domiciled ETFs on the ASX was "drastically" less costly than building them from the scratch, iShares Australia head Jon Howie told Financial Standard on May 3. The standard withholding tax rate applied for distribution is 30%, but if Australians submitted ...

BlackRock restructures iShares ETFs

KANIKA SOOD, KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAY 2018
... the 14 ETFs to remain on the ASX currently hold more than $7 billion in assets as at March 31. iShares Australia head Jon Howie said the restructure comes at a time when investor demand has developed the Aussie ETF substantially. "This has led to improved ...

Advice, ETFs and SMAs form powerful combination

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 3 AUG 2017
... in separately managed accounts. Speaking at the Financial Standard ETF Forum in Melbourne yesterday, head of iShares Jon Howie told delegates that viewing ETFs as a technology rather than just an investment product can have substantial impact on the ...

BlackRock hires new executives

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUL 2017
... manager sales for BlackRock's exchange-traded funds business iShares. She will report to head of iShares Australia, Jon Howie. Petering is responsible for developing investment solutions for asset managers, insurers, banks and pension funds. She will ...

BlackRock lists cash ETFs

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUN 2017
... ISEC presently yields 2.04% and is priced at 12 bps per annum. BlackRock Australia head of iShares and index investing Jon Howie said: "We are delighted to provide investors with two institutional-quality ETFs that seek to provide attractive monthly ...

iShares receives 'recommended' rating

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  FRIDAY, 24 FEB 2017
... exhibit a lower volatility in returns relative to broad based market cap weighted portfolios." Head of iShares Australia Jon Howie noted iShares has the most comprehensive range of smart beta ETFs listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), and ...

BlackRock launches smart beta ETF suite

ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 10 OCT 2016
... Multifactor ETF and the iShares Edge MSCI World Multifactor ETF. Speaking at the Sydney launch, iShares Australia head Jon Howie said that the new products "offer Australian investors the same opportunities that were once only accessible to large institutions ...

BlackRock slashes iShares ETF fees

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 7 OCT 2016
... management fees reduced from 0.07% to 0.04%, 0.12% to 0.07% and 0.12% to 0.07% respectively. iShares Australia head Jon Howie said: "Australian investors in these funds will benefit from this decision to reduce pricing in our iShares US line of ETFs. ...

Advisers need to leverage enormous ETF winds

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUL 2016
... executive. Speaking at the Financial Standard Exchange Traded Funds Best Practice Forum in Sydney yesterday, iShares head Jon Howie said there were several trends shaping how ETFs can play a better role in client portfolios. After recently surveying ...
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