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Industry funds defend CFMEU board ties

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2024
Industry funds BUSSQ and Cbus have defended their respective boards' close ties to the CFMEU, saying all representatives satisfy the fit and proper standards outlined by APRA. This week the Victorian branch of the Construction, Forestry and Maritime ...

Boutique ESG fund manager folds

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2024
... to executive management and boards, and for many investor collaborations and responsible investment bodies, including the PRI, RIAA, IGCC and NZAM," Robyn Parkin said. "We thank you all sincerely for the opportunities to work together, to collaborate ...

Wealth managers rev up for Lifeline, Starlight

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2024
The Berry Motorfair returns this year with the aim of raising $150,000 for Lifeline Australia and the Starlight Children's Foundation. The event will be held on November 24 at the Coolangatta Estate Winery in Shoalhaven Heads, New South Wales. The ...

ESSSuper appoints two executives

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2024
ESSSuper appointed its inaugural chief member officer and recruited a new chief financial officer, both of whom have extensive experience in the industry fund sector. Becoming the first chief member officer for the $35 billion super fund, Stuart Wilkinson ...

AustralianSuper manager research head departs

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2024
After 24 years, AustralianSuper's head of manager research has left the fund to join a US global equities boutique. Joseph Wahba joins Sustainable Growth Advisers (SGA) in the newly created role of client portfolio manager and investment committee ...

RBA needs to 'rip the band-aid off' and hike rates: VanEck

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2024
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose by less than 0.1 percentage point to 4.1% in June, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). While a lower unemployment rate is normally a good sign for the economy, VanEck ...

Kraken expands custody solution to Australia

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2024
Kraken Institutional will expand in Australia and the UK to offer institutional clients access to its custody solution. The cryptocurrency exchange said eligible investors in the UK or Australia can store, manage, and transfer crypto assets in Kraken ...

Canned 'golden visas' ruffles fund managers

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2024
The cancellation of "golden visas" could be dire for fund managers' business models as the industry hopes the government will unveil another iteration of the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) that have attracted massive inflows from rich investors. ...

DNR Capital introduces new global equity fund manager

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2024
DNR Capital has broadened its focus beyond Australian equities; it's officially launched a global small and mid-cap equity fund manager, Tura Capital. After a soft launch late last year, DNR Capital has launched the Tura Capital Global Small and Mid-Cap ...

Mercer Super chalks up 11.2% return

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2024
Mercer Super's SmartPath, its default lifecycle investment option, has delivered returns ranging from 11.2% and 11.7% for the last financial year. Mercer's acting chief investment officer for the Pacific region Sue Wang said the results were an excellent ...
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