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'Little prospect' for RBA hike despite stubborn inflation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will almost certainly leave the policy rate unchanged when it meets next week, according to economists. GSFM investment strategist Stephen Miller said there was "little prospect" of a change in messaging from the ...

Advisers call for apology from Super Members Council

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2024
... merchants" and "shonks." While the SMC was referring to a small subset of advisers employing such tactics, FAAA chair David Sharpe described the comments as "inflammatory" and "inaccurate." "It may be this language was meant to apply only to the tiny ...

AFCA to expel Dixon Advisory

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024
... as well as recognising that the profession is funding the compensation." Also commenting, on LinkedIn FAAA chair David Sharpe wrote: "Let's be clear though - this isn't success with CSLR. It simply makes a bad situation arising from the legislation ...

Sequoia chief's job at stake in upcoming EGM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2024
Sequoia Financial Group will hold an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in June that will consider a resolution to remove chief executive and managing director Garry Crole. Sequoia was earlier this month informed by a group of shareholders, that collectively ...

AustralianSuper's move to boost productivity by up to 30%

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
AustralianSuper announced it would be one of 600 companies globally to participate in the Copilot for Microsoft 365 Early Access Program (EAP). AustralianSuper's chief technology officer Mike Backeberg said the move to introduce artificial intelligence ...

Hamilton Lane debunks private market myths

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
Hamilton Lane's 2024 Market Overview report has offered a counter narrative to perceptions about the private market asset class. "Valuations are inaccurate: we can't tell if this is a real one today or just a bad hangover from 2022's party-crashing ...

Magellan names Rahmani as new chief, reports NPAT lift

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024
Magellan Financial Group is hopeful new managing director Sophia Rahmani will help steady the ship, as it sharpens its focus on the US and reports a 24% increase in statutory net profit after tax despite plummeting funds under management (FUM). Currently ...

Don't abandon 60/40: J.P Morgan

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2023
... alternative assets, the global investment giant said 60/40 forecast returns can be increased by 60 basis points and the Sharpe ratio (which compares the return of an investment with its risk) can be improved by about 12%. "As investors navigate a world ...

BNP Paribas to sharpen efforts down under

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 7 NOV 2023
Having spent more than two decades working with super funds down under, BNP Paribas says it's spending more time focusing on the quality rather than the quantity of its partnerships. Speaking with Financial Standard, BNP Paribas head of institutional ...

abrdn's Brett Jollie lands new gig

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2023
Former abrdn Australia chief executive Brett Jollie has landed a new role at a specialist investment and wealth management consultancy. Jollie has joined the leadership team at KONU, founded by former State Street operating chief Paul Toepfer and former ...
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