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UK competition watchdog blocks merger
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
... UK consumers who rely on investment platforms to administer their pensions and other investments facing higher costs and lower quality services. The limited competition would be with only one other supplier - Bravura. In addition, the switching of investment ...
Vanguard funds downgraded by Morningstar
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 AUG 2020
... "Process Pillar" rating in the latest review. "Vanguard Index series remains an attractive multisector solution in its lower fee form, despite the limited scope to outperform. The design of this series of multisector strategies has limited mechanisms ...
Pinnacle reports FY20 inflows, profits
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... institutional market and $0.9 million in the retail market. "Institutional net inflows of $2.1 billion ($0.9 during 2H2020) [were] lower than expected, as a number of institutional allocators 'deferred decision-making, however, the institutional ...
Lazard dumps AMP shares
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
... AMP. Last week alone AMP was hit with two class actions and announced to the market that it expected profits to be 50% lower due to the impacts of COVID-19 . One of those class actions is being brought by Shine Lawyers over insurance sold by AMP's aligned ...
Chief economist update: It's about human life, not human rights
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... mid-September before the gradual move to the final step by mid-December". Recent developments in Victoria would result in lower national economic growth, higher unemployment and a bigger budget deficit. "All the temporary sacrifices we make now - all ...
Housing values continue to slide
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... in values, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne which are down 2.5% and 5.2% over the last four months compared to the lower quartile values down 0.1% and 1.2%. "Higher value markets tend to be more reactive to changes in the economic environment, having ...
Pinnacle puts zero-fee ETF experiment to bed
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... us." There were recoverable expenses though, which were capped at 15bps p.a. and Pinnacle said these were expected to be lower than 5bps a year once the fund was at scale. However, the ETF did not scale up, hitting $4 million at May end. Z3RO completed ...
Banking crisis more likely in conflicted countries: IMF
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... economic policies. "Creating adequate fiscal space in normal times can reduce the likelihood of fiscal crises and in turn lower the probability of systemic banking crises," they said. "Our findings also suggest that policymakers should pay attention ...
Financial comfort reliant on fiscal support: ME Bank
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... income. Interestingly, 21% of households have less than $1000 in savings with just an average of $300 which is significantly lower than the current JobSeeker fortnightly payment. "Financial comfort levels are up for now, but many households are on the ...
Banks ordered to reduce dividend payout ratios
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 JUL 2020
... bank dividends to make ends meet," Hamson said. "However, it must be remembered that a 50% payout ratio is substantially lower than the normal bank payout ratio, and with bank profits likely to fall due to bad debt provisions, investors will probably ...
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