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Sequoia chief learns his fate at EGM

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
Sequoia Financial Group held an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) this week to consider a resolution to remove chief executive and managing director Garry Crole. Shareholders voted against removing Crole, securing 59.95% of the votes, with 40.05% ...

Brookfield bids for majority stake in Neoen

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2024
Brookfield and its institutional partners have lobbed a bid to acquire a 53% majority stake in French renewable energy company Neoen from current owners, including Impala, the investment vehicle of French entrepreneur Jacques Veyrat and his family ...

ASIC tells super funds to 'step it up'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2024
Speaking at the Australasian Investor Relations Association event, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) commissioner Simone Constant gave a stern warning to Australian superannuation funds. Constant said financial reporting of listed ...

Liberals respond to Federal Budget

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
Opposition leader Peter Dutton criticised Tuesday's Budget as highly irresponsible, arguing that the government has exacerbated inflation and incorrectly claimed that any further interest rate increases would be the responsibility of Anthony Albanese ...

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 ...

Budget 2024: Stage 3 tax cuts to take effect July 1

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
The Stage 3 tax cuts will go ahead as planned after the Albanese government made some amendments due to the cost-of-living crisis. Coming into effect July 1, every taxpayer will benefit from a tax cut. However, those earning over $180,000 will see their ...

Budget 2024: Cost of living relief takes centre stage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
Support will be boosted for Australians facing acute and urgent financial pressures with $138 million to meet sustained high demand for crisis support including emergency relief, food relief and financial support services. Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced ...

Inflation spooks retirees more than healthcare costs

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2024
The tentacles of inflation are taking a toll on retirees' savings as the diminished value of their money is their biggest financial worry over healthcare costs, according to a Schroders survey. An overwhelming number of participants in the 2024 ...

Discover the best performing asset class of 2023: Mercer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
2023 proved to be a great year for investors, with all but one asset class delivering a positive return. International equities (unhedged) led the pack with a positive return of 23.2%, driven by investor enthusiasm for tech and AI-related opportunities. ...

Australian Retirement Trust applies new investment exclusion

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024
From July 1, Australian Retirement Trust (ART) will add thermal coal to its list of exclusions. ART currently applies three exclusions when directly investing in Australian and international share asset classes across all its investment options, being ...
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