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Super funds defend controversial weapons holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
... holding in Elbit is less than 0.001% of total AUM - which is held in a passive equity strategy that replicates the MSCI World Index. Similarly, AustralianSuper has less than $150,000 sitting Elbit in a passive index investment. "To enhance member returns ...

Global small caps outperform Aussie counterparts: SSGA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 SEP 2023
... are trading on a multiple of 15.3x well below historical averages at the 31st percentile. Compare this to the MSCI World Index trading at 16.8x or the 83rd percentile," Apted said. "Australian smaller companies are in fact the most expensive sitting ...

Quality stocks outperform on average: Bell AM

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 5 JUN 2023
... has been limited to a small pool of names. "Only five names have accounted for 47% of the total return of the MSCI World Index this year," he said. "Apple, Meta, Amazon, Google, Nvidia, those five have accounted for almost half of the total returns of ...

ASX red alert: Soaring negative cash flows raise concerns

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 1 MAY 2023
... Investment Management found 28% of ASX-listed companies have negative cash flow - more than any nation in the MSCI World index. Plato's head of long short strategies David Allen warned of the prevalence of negative operating cash flow in ASX-listed ...

NGS Super taps Robeco for major equities mandate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 FEB 2023
... provide persistent alpha from active strategies," Squires explained. The mandate's benchmark is an adjusted MSCI World Index, structured to take into account NGS's exclusions of tobacco, controversial weapons, nuclear and fossil fuel exposures ...

Hostplus hands Bell Asset Management $500m mandate

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 31 OCT 2022
... in 2003. The asset manager's flagship Global Core strategy has returned 9.3% per annum, outperforming the MSCI World index by +2.2% per annum. Going forward, Bell expects the global small and mid-cap asset class to be less risky than emerging markets ...

Milford adds to global product suite

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022
... Zealand since 2016. The fund invests in global equities with growth characteristics and looks to outperform the MSCI World Index. Portfolio managers Felix Fok and Stephen Johnston oversee the fund. Finally, the Milford Global Opportunities Fund also ...

Macquarie AM, Mirova seal distribution deal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
... positive social and environmental impact through investments in 40-60 global stocks and aims to outperform the MSCI World Index. Current top holdings include Microsoft, Mastercard, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Danaher Corp, with most of the fund's holdings ...

Alpha females

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAR 2022
... that is 20% above the current price and the median five-year total return has been 138% which is better than the MSCI World Index. "Companies with female leadership have typically outperformed massively from a share price perspective. But you have to ...

Plato launches net zero fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 31 JAN 2022
... emitters." Incepted in September 2021, the strategy has so far achieved a return of 8.29%. Its benchmark, the MSCI World Index, has achieved 4.38%. "We know an average sized SMSF invested in the ASX 200 requires 3135 trees to get to net zero, so I think ...
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