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Abrdn launches new strategy

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
The recently rebranded abrdn has launched a new strategy in Australia. The fund manager's Global Risk Mitigation (GRM) Strategy is available to Australian professional and advised investors from today. Abrdn said the strategy aims to help investors ...

AMP Capital appoints chair, deputy for Private Markets

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021
... nomination committee, for Pendal, but will retire from that position in December. Fay is also a non-executive director of Spark Infrastructure Group, from which he is due to step down following the completion of a scheme of arrangement for a consortium ...

Accumulation bubble ending: AFA

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 SEP 2021
The massive accumulation bubble that Australia has experienced for years is coming to a close with a shift to a deaccumulation bubble sparking the need for advice processes to change, according to CoreData. Speaking at the Association of Financial Advisers ...

Why are YFYS test scores a secret?

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
... "This lack of transparency is very worrying - stamping a product with a fail, without any context, is the fastest way to spark fear and confusion among members," ASFA chief executive Martin Fahy said in post-result comments. Meanwhile, Super Consumers ...

The next 20 years in Aussie ETFs

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021
State Street's head of the asset manager segment in Asia Pacific Neil Macdonald says active ETFs, thematic products and ESG will dominate the ETF industry in the years to come. Macdonald joined State Street earlier this year from KPMG, and now works ...

MSC Group hires exec director, eyes Sydney

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 9 AUG 2021
... Sydney is achieving real momentum following recent trustee appointments to high calibre clients such as Centuria, AXA and Spark Infrastructure. "Our success in Melbourne was built on offering more commerciality and flexibility across a range of solution-based ...

Salaries boosted by skills shortage

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021
The financial services and insurance industries have record high job vacancies and skills shortages, sparking a significant boost in salaries. According to recruiter Robert Half's 2021 salary guide, it's a good time to be looking for work in financial ...

Chief economist update: Inflation scare

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
Wall Street's down! All four US benchmark equity indices dropped overnight - the Dow by 1.99; the S&P 500 by 2.1%; the Nasdaq composite by 2.7%; and the Russell 2000 by 3.3%. The yield on 10-year US bonds increased to 1.70% from 1.62% the day before. ...

Nuveen hires director from AXA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
... strong structural tailwinds supporting increased demand for housing, whilst technology and changing consumer preferences spark innovation in how that demand can be fulfilled by the sector," Mitchell said. "I am delighted to welcome the new members to ...

OpenMarkets hires, acquires, preps for IPO

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 30 APR 2021
OpenMarkets has made a series of senior appointments as it prepares for an initial public offering. Naseema Sparks has been appointed chair, Andrew Rutherford and Paul Rayson are new non-executive directors and Bob Alexander is now executive director ...
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