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Vision Super chair departs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024
Lisa Darmanin, Vision Super's chair for almost three years, has stepped down to become a Senator for Victoria. Darmanin was the fund's first female chair, having held the role since July 2021. She replaced Geoff Lake, under whom she served as ...

Super pool jumps to $3.9tn

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2024
Superannuation assets soared to $3.9 trillion, jumping 11.3% at the end of March despite the number of APRA-regulated funds shrinking. The latest APRA statistics show that a wave of contributions drove the momentum as well as investments returning 10.9% ...

Former Life Plan FP adviser cops ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
ASIC slapped a three-year ban on a former Life Plan FP financial adviser for failing to act in the best interests of clients and not being able to maintain "high standards". Gawad Nabi, who served as an authorised representative of Hobart-based Life ...

SEC approves eight Ethereum ETFs

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved eight Ethereum ETFs for BlackRock, Fidelity, Grayscale, Bitwise, VanEck, Ark, Invesco Galaxy and Franklin Templeton. This comes after the commission approved Bitcoin ETFs back in March this year. ...

UK forewarns Australia on wholesale test changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024
After recently backflipping on changing its high-net-worth investor (HNWI) tests, the UK serves as a cautionary tale for Australia as it mulls overhauling its own wholesale investor thresholds. The UK government introduced new HNWI and sophisticated ...

RBA hints another rate rise could be on the cards

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) board has confirmed it discussed both leaving interest rates unchanged and a hike at its May meeting. The board minutes were in line with messaging from RBA governor Michele Bullock, who spoke at a press conference ...

NovaPort Capital team calls it a day

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
The team at small caps manager NovaPort Capital have decided to hang up their boots. A decision was made on May 13 to wind up the small cap Australian equity manager, Fidante told investors, saying the NovaPort team had made the call to close the business. ...

Loomis Sayles brings global bond fund to Australia

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024
Loomis Sayles & Company, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, has launched its Global Bond Fund for Australian wholesale investors. The fund seeks to provide diversified fixed income opportunities by combining macro themes and a bottom-up approach ...

Sequoia seeks Takeovers Panel intervention

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
The stoush over who should control Sequoia Financial Group takes another turn as chief executive Garry Crole and non-executive director Kevin Pattison call upon the Takeovers Panel to intervene in their potential ousting. Crole and Pattison, on behalf ...

Magellan advances MGF conversion to open class

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
Magellan Asset Management will go ahead with converting its Global Fund (ASX: MGF) into an open class structure. As the fund's responsible entity, Magellan Asset Management has advanced the conversion process since it was flagged in October of last ...
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