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|A US$2 trillion fund manager is expanding to Taiwan and appointed a lead to drive its strategy in the Asia Pacific.|
|UBS has named new sector heads for its sell-side equities coverage, including a hire from Credit Suisse.|
|The Actuaries Institute has announced the winner of its prestigious Actuary of the Year award.|
|The corporate regulator has made two senior appointments to lead its operations and risk management units.|
|State Street has announced two appointments to its Asia Pacific leadership team as a part of its expansion plan.|
|AMP Capital has announced the departure of two key staff from New Zealand including managing director and chief economist Bevan Graham and head of clients Greg McMaster.|
|The firm has hired a former Colonial First State Global Asset Management executive as its first standalone chief investment officer for its wealth and capital markets business.|
|A $5.2 billion profit-to-member superannuation fund has appointed a new director to its board.|
|New academic research says chief executives gain more power for strokes of luck, especially if the boards watching them have weak governance.|
|The $34 billion public investment manager has hired a new portfolio manager for debt and liquid alternatives from QIC.|
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Allowing more members in SMSFs is unlikely to spur their establishment rates, according to a submission by University of Sydney's Susan Thorp.
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One of Japan's largest providers of shareholder services has admitted to a major operational blunder, after it failed to count 3.4 million postal votes for nearly 1000 companies ahead of their annual general meetings.
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BetaShares' Nasdaq 100 ETF exceeded $1 billion in assets under management at the end of August, a net increase of more than $500 million since the outset of the year.
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Robeco announced it will now exclude investments in thermal coal, oil sands and Arctic drilling from all its mutual funds.
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