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Active Super found guilty of greenwashing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
... exactly that, by investing indirectly, not directly." O'Callaghan also addressed LGSS' claims about not investing in Russia. On its website and in a report, LGSS said that the fund wouldn't invest in Russia due to the invasion of Ukraine. ...

Value versus growth: Market expectations in 2024

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2024
In 2022, concerns about rising interest rates and the Russia-Ukraine war brought fundamentals back into focus, creating numerous opportunities for value investing to generate alpha. Then transitioning to the first half of 2023, that period saw significant ...

Price dislocations pave way for active managers

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
... outside of Europe. Some investors argued that several risks surround Europe like its sluggish economic growth and the UK-Russia war. "I would say to that is investing in European companies should be decoupled with investing in Europe as a market, because ...

Markets, economies benefit from eustress: ABDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... Paton said. The path toward this normalisation, however, hinges on the absence of "geopolitical wildcards" that include Russia's war in Ukraine entering its third year, Israel's war on Gaza, and the upcoming US elections. Given the macroeconomic environment ...

Super funds defend controversial weapons holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
... do so. Today, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the UN's top court, will issue a ruling on Ukraine accusing Russia of falsely claiming that the former was committing genocide to justify its invasion and in turn will stop it. On January 26 ...

Volatility an opportunity for skilled active managers: GSFM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
... forthcoming elections in over 50 countries, encompassing nearly half of the world's population, in addition to the continuing Russia-Ukraine conflict and escalating tensions in the Middle East. Considering conflating structural and geopolitical risks ...

Emerging markets well placed for 2024

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2024
Robeco and Principal Asset Management predict strong performance in emerging markets this year from a macroeconomic and valuation standpoint. According to new research by Robeco, the five-year expected return forecast for emerging markets is 8.25% ...

Morningstar cops greenwashing fine

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023
ASIC slapped Morningstar with a fine for allegedly exposing investors to controversial weapons companies after proclaiming that its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policy strictly excludes such investments. Morningstar's International Shares ...

Inflation problem is homegrown: Bullock

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 NOV 2023
Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Michele Bullock warned that Australians' spending habits - particularly in the services sector - are now fuelling inflation. A trip to the hairdresser and dentist, eating out, and sporting and recreational ...

Future Fund exposed to dangerous Chinese investments: Opposition

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 7 NOV 2023
... People's Liberation Army, involved in the oppression of Uyghurs in Xinjiang, and invested in sanctioned nations such as Russia, Iran, and North Korea. According to an audit conducted by opposition senator James Paterson in August, the $200 billion ...
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