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Rest appoints head of investment strategy
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
Rest has hired BlackRock's head of client portfolio solutions in Australia as the fund's head of investment strategy and asset allocation, while also naming a head of capital markets. Andrew Thomas will report to Rest's chief investment officer Andrew ...
ETP demand soars, unlisted unit trusts retract
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
... at the end of 2020. Looking at strategic-beta ETP products specially, demand across the Asia Pacific region outpaced the rest of the world. The research house found that VanEck consolidated its position as the dominant player in the Australian strategic ...
Chief economist update: ScoMo cannot miss new vaccination target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
Some move the goalposts when they can't hit the target, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison did one better and all but abandoned his government's vaccine roll-out target. Taking to Facebook, Morrison announced on April 10 that: "The government ...
Amundi revamps climate fund
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
The European asset manager has launched a new fixed income strategy for its Just Transition for Climate fund to now incorporate the social aspects involved with moving to a low-carbon economy. The Just Transition for Climate fund, previously the Amundi ...
Chief economist update: No fear
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
The coronavirus optimism that prevailed over the dying weeks of 2020 and into the first quarter of this year has been replaced by concerns over the resurgence in infections - in Europe, India, Japan, South Korea and lately, the US, among others - caused ...
Commonwealth seeks to stop bond class action
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... O'Donnell is studying law. Barnden is the same lawyer who represented Mark McVeigh in his landmark case against industry fund Rest, which settled out of court but saw the fund change its policies around climate change.
YFYS net must be cast wider: Cbus
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... to include all superannuation products in the proposed performance benchmarks from the same date and to not commence the rest of the measures until all underperforming funds have been removed from the system. Speaking at the Senate Standing Committee ...
S&P rejigs index as BlackRock ETF grows
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021
The swelling size of a BlackRock ETF that invests in clean energy stocks has forced S&P to expand the underlying index from 30 stocks to 100. But an Aussie ETF tracking the index doesn't want to change. Index giant S&P's Global Clean Energy Index launched ...
Chief economist update: RBA promises support over the next three years
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2021
... 2021 GDP growth forecast by 1.3 percentage points to 4.5%. But like most other world central banks, the RBA cannot afford to rest on its laurels because "there are still considerable uncertainties regarding the outlook" and "Inflation remains low and ...
Chief economist update: Positive feedback loop
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021
"Business is picking up as mandated restrictions seem to be easing and spring is right around the corner." "Higher levels of demand related to additional business reopening, and increased activity related to vaccination distribution." "Vaccination rates ...
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