The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
|After a recent acquisition, Hancock & Gore (HGL) will relaunch Supervised Investments' fund to wholesale and sophisticated investors.|
|Asset owners are increasingly opting to transition to renewable energy rather than take the blunt approach of divestment, an industry event revealed.|
|The funds management industry is at risk of getting left behind if it does not adopt data science and machine learning.|
|The proportion of money managed using responsible investment techniques increased from 30 to 40%, faster than the increase of professionally managed funds in 2020, according to the Responsible Investment Association Australia (RIAA).|
|Superannuation funds have experienced a year of stellar returns and it is set to continue with the risk of a correction unlikely in the short-term.|
|Active ETFs and diversified ETFs have the highest buy-sell spreads among ASX-listed ETFs, according to Rainmaker analysis.|
|Investment management professionals are demanding more flexibility in a post-COVID world, but many employers still need convincing, a new survey finds.|
|A new report from the Australian Centre for Corporate Responsibility has raised serious governance concerns with ASX 100 companies in relation to contractors.|
|State Street's head of the asset manager segment in Asia Pacific Neil Macdonald says active ETFs, thematic products and ESG will dominate the ETF industry in the years to come.|
|Fund manager and super fund Australian Ethical enjoyed record annual growth in its funds under management and announced a dividend in its results.|
Australian Ethical introduced a new high conviction fund to wholesale clients, investing in a range of sectors including local healthcare, renewables and technology stocks within the S&P ASX 300.
The super industry is calling for mandated consistency on portfolio holdings disclosure after it was recommended the Future Fund be exempt from disclosing commercially sensitive information.
Capstone Financial Planning has revoked the authorisation of Mark Babbage, the Victorian financial adviser jailed for breaching Western Australia's strict border restrictions to attend the AFL Grand Final.
Ellerston Capital will terminate the Morphic Global Opportunities Fund later this month as a result of dwindling funds under management.
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