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Franklin Templeton shutters fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 21 JUN 2021
... were in financials (32.8% of the fund), materials (21.27%) and industrials (8.79%). Individual top shareholdings were Westpac, BHP, Telstra and ANZ. The strategy fell behind the ASX 200 and ASX 300 since 2011 inception, after underperforming in the first ...

Chief economist update: It's raining jobs

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 18 JUN 2021
... reading of 107.2 remains well-above its long-term average of 101.4 and is 14.5% higher than it was a year earlier. As per Westpac, "Jobs confidence' is still positive, the index was coming off its best read in a decade in May". But, as Ella Fiztgerald ...

KPMG names risk consulting partners

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
... in governance, risk & controls advisory and Kat Conner as risk, strategy & technology partner. de Wit was previously at Westpac where he was global head of financial crime transformation over two years and led the set-up, design and implementation of ...

Chief economist update: Australia on top

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021
... businesses - big and small - have every reason to be confident because Australian consumers are confident and spending. The Westpac-Melbourne Institute index of consumer confidence remained elevated at a reading of 113.1 in May -- the second highest ...

Head of sales departs Crestone

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
... senior private client manager at NAB. Former ANZ private banker James McBride is also joining Crestone, along with former Westpac Private associate director Nicholas Hamersley and Westpac Premier lending area manager Ida Wong.

NZ Super bolsters leadership

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
... The Guardians are recruiting for a head of portfolio investments. Prior to joining NZ Super, Crosby had held roles at Westpac, BNP Paribas and Toronto Dominion Bank.

Westpac senior leader departs

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021
The former head of Westpac Private who has been working in consumer and business banking has departed after a decade with the bank. Westpac confirmed Jane Watts is leaving the company after 10 years. Her most recent position was as business chief customer ...

AFCA names two lead ombudsmen

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
... Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has appointed two lead ombudsmen for insurance and small business, hiring from ASIC and Westpac. Emma Curtis has been appointed as lead ombudsman, insurance and Suanne Russell joined as lead ombudsman, small business. ...

Chief economist update: Victoria's victory against the virus voided

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 MAY 2021
... seeping into other states. But Australia is now in a better place compared with the lockdowns of days past. Although the Westpac-Melbourne Institute index of consumer confidence dropped by 4.8% in May from April, the 113.1 reading is the second highest ...

JANA appoints head of sustainability

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 24 MAY 2021
JANA has hired Westpac's executive manager for risk for the newly created role of head of sustainability. Rachel Halpern will work closely with JANA's head of responsible investment Tim Conly, taking the team to six people, the firm said. Halpern will ...
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