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Acadian Asset Management appoints chief executive

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAY 2022
... institutional and wholesale channels in Australia." Prior to Acadian, Savage was global head of client services at Colonial First State Global Asset Management. Before this, she was head of distribution services at Deutsche Asset Management. It was also ...

Industry groups welcome Labor government

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
The Anthony Albanese-led Labor government has been congratulated on its election victory by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. On the morning Albanese was sworn in as the 31 st prime minister ...

AWOF unitholders to vote on trustee

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
AMP has confirmed it has received a letter from shareholders requesting AMP Capital be removed as trustee of its Wholesale Office Fund. In a statement to the ASX this morning, AMP said certain unitholders have requested a meeting to vote on a change ...

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 ...

Beware super home buyer collateral damage: ISA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
The Coalition's super home buyer proposal could leave thousands worse off, even if they don't access the scheme, Industry Super Australia (ISA) has said. ISA said that under the super home buyer scheme, funds would be forced to carry more cash. As cash ...

ASX board diversity stagnating: Report

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Nineteen per cent of female ASX 300 directors are dominating close to half of all female-occupied seats, according to diversity insights showing little has changed in the last 12 months. The 2022 Board Diversity Index, launched by the Governance Institute ...

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 ...

GQG Partners expands Australian team

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
... and platform development and stakeholder management will be based in Brisbane. He joins GQG Partners from Colonial First State, where he was most recently a strategic account manager. At CFS, he was responsible for managing investment and platform relationships ...

Superannuation not a super solution to housing affordability

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
Homeownership rates have plummeted, but unions and industry groups have had a negative response to Scott Morrison's last-ditch pitch to 'aspirational Australians'. Morrison has said that supporting first home buyers is a key part of his government's ...

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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