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ETFs trump active managed funds in core portfolios

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2024
Financial advisers are helping drive the shift to passive funds as they choose exchange-traded funds (ETFs) over active, unlisted managed funds as a core building block in clients' portfolios. According to Investment Trends head of research Irene Guiamatsia ...

Financial services firms concerned about attracting staff

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
... who actively address the concerns of workers in relation to salary, work-life harmony and career progression will hold the trump card when it comes to attracting top talent and gaining their loyalty."

Volatility an opportunity for skilled active managers: GSFM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
... their savings. He also cited more involved regulators and growing protectionism, a rare point of agreement between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, both advocating for increased tariff protection for US industries. All these dynamics unfold against a backdrop ...

Macro environment trumps inflation for asset owners: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023
The majority of global pension and sovereign wealth funds have shifted their focus from inflation to managing a volatile macroeconomic environment as they attempt to recoup massive losses, a new study shows. The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions ...

Trust trumps product advice: Research

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 3 AUG 2023
The Art of science and trust research, commissioned by the Australian Retirement Trust, has found that clients value trust and simplicity more than product and investment advice when dealing with financial advisers. The research found that when measuring ...

Could the anti-woke movement come to Australia?

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 MAY 2023
At a recent conference, industry leaders delivered a stark warning to Australian companies and government to ensure that workers are not left behind in a just transition to net zero - or risk the kind of political polarisation and populism that has ...

Future Fund trumps market averages

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 28 APR 2023
The Future Fund has delivered a positive 1.1% return over the 12 months ending March 2023, surpassing the ASX (0.1%) and S&P500 (-7.7%). Future Fund Board of Guardians chair Peter Costello explained that as central banks, including the Federal Reserve ...

ESG impacts on US pension funds tested

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 13 FEB 2023
... Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) Administrative Procedure Act, and that the rule departs from policy put in place by the previous Trump administration ruling that required that financial factors take precedence over nonfinancial or nonpecuniary factors. ...

Goldman Sachs charged over ESG failures

JAMIE WILLIAMSON, RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 NOV 2022
... investments. It comes as the US government reverses limitations placed on some pension funds in relation to ESG investing by the Trump Administration. In conduct stretching from April 2017 to February 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission alleged ...

First Super: Merger pressure fizzles out

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 7 OCT 2022
... more influential for the investment performance of super funds than size and scale. The figures prove that a small fund can trump behemoths. Watson concedes though that small funds had a good year. And, that 12 months is just one data point and with ...
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