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State Street plans local ETF portal launch

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
Following its launch in Singapore this week, State Street plans to roll out its Fund Connect ETF portal in Australia. The Fund Connect ETF portal is part of State Street Digital and provides access to more than 960 ETFs. It was made available in Singapore ...

T. Rowe Price names new head of ESG enablement

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
T. Rowe Price has named Poppy Allonby as its new investment and ESG leader, hiring BlackRock's former head of global product for Asia Pacific. Allonby will join the firm on June 6 and brings with her 20 years of asset management industry experience. ...

Risk asset volatility guaranteed: Western Asset

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
Geopolitical developments and central bank tightening have made risk asset volatility a surety this year, according to Franklin Templeton's specialised investment managers Western Asset. However, Western Asset has said that despite geopolitical turbulence ...

Yellen forebodes stagflation risks

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
In Bonn, Germany, US secretary of the treasury Janet Yellen has called the global economic outlook challenging and uncertain; stagflation effects have depressed output and spending, she added. Yellen said the US understood when Russia invaded Ukraine ...

Dump annual super contributions cap: CA ANZ

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Ahead of this weekend's election, the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) wants both major political parties to commit to dumping the annual superannuation contribution cap for the benefit of women. CA ANZ said the existing cap ...

Foresters appoints chief risk officer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Foresters Financial has appointed Greg Hanigan as chief risk officer. Hannigan will be based in Melbourne and report to chief executive Emma Sakellaris. Most recently Hannigan worked in risk compliance at IOOF and NAB as a senior risk partner. Before ...

Barclays increases stake in Barrenjoey

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
Barclays has almost doubled its interest in Barrenjoey, providing additional capital to assist with the creation of fixed income derivatives and equity financing platforms. Barclays said Australia is an important part of its strategic growth plans in ...

Allianz subsidiary, former portfolio managers charged over massive fraud

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
... strategy that was exposed as fraudulent by the March 2020 crash. The fraud is believed to have started in January 2016. The SEC said the "immense downside risks" of the complex options trading strategy were concealed when marketed and sold to investors ...

Investors seek inflationary refuge in diversification strategies

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
A bfinance quarterly Manager Intelligence and Market Trends report has shown that investors have sought enhanced sources of real return to combat rising inflation. The first quarter of 2022 has created a period of renewed uncertainty as investors grappled ...

Westpac architects new institutional banking platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
Westpac has begun work on a new transactional platform for institutional clients, using UK technology provider 10x Banking to provide the core technology. The two companies have signed a letter of understanding that's built on an existing three-year ...
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