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'Little prospect' for RBA hike despite stubborn inflation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2024
... weakening economy, inflation remains above target, making a rate cut unlikely," he said. "Nobody saw COVID-19 or the war in Ukraine coming, and these have been the driving factors behind our current situation. "What the next few months have in store ...

Active Super found guilty of greenwashing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024
... in Russia. On its website and in a report, LGSS said that the fund wouldn't invest in Russia due to the invasion of Ukraine. For example, an Active Super Responsible Investment report highlighted 'RUSSIA OUT' as a country exclusion. That ...

Value versus growth: Market expectations in 2024

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2024
In 2022, concerns about rising interest rates and the Russia-Ukraine war brought fundamentals back into focus, creating numerous opportunities for value investing to generate alpha. Then transitioning to the first half of 2023, that period saw significant ...

Future Fund posts 10.1% annual return, surpassing benchmark

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024
... will be held higher for longer," he said. "In addition, geopolitical risk is elevated by conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine and is expected to remain so for some time. Any increase in conflicts risks adding further to inflationary pressures. "Investors ...

Economists react to latest RBA rate decision

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... cost growth remain very high and it's still alluding to the risk of supply shocks (with reference to conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East)." Nevertheless, his assessment remains that the combination of weaker growth and a faster fall in inflation ...

Markets, economies benefit from eustress: ABDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... path toward this normalisation, however, hinges on the absence of "geopolitical wildcards" that include Russia's war in Ukraine entering its third year, Israel's war on Gaza, and the upcoming US elections. Given the macroeconomic environment turbulence ...

Super funds defend controversial weapons holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
... nuclear weapons". On 24 February 2022, major super funds were quick to divest from Russian companies when it invaded the Ukraine. Two years on, Russia's continuous attacks have killed 9614 Ukrainians as at September 2023, according to the United ...

Volatility an opportunity for skilled active managers: GSFM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024
... elections in over 50 countries, encompassing nearly half of the world's population, in addition to the continuing Russia-Ukraine conflict and escalating tensions in the Middle East. Considering conflating structural and geopolitical risks, Miller ...

Australian Ethical super chief goes for growth in 2024

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2024
... responsible investing sector, namely investment market volatility and geopolitical tensions. "The continued conflict in Ukraine and recent issues in the Middle East typically result in a run on energy-type stocks, which often have a sugar hit at times ...

Morningstar cops greenwashing fine

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023
... filed a suit against Active Super for, among other issues, allegedly investing in Russian assets after the invasion of Ukraine while purporting otherwise to members.
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