Investment
CFA hopefuls at record high
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2019
More than 250,000 candidates are seeking a chartered financial analyst (CFA) credential this year, which the CFA Institute says is a record high.
Zurich Investments to swap small caps managers
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2019
Zurich Investments is looking for a replacement for its small caps strategy as the current manager gets ready to shut shop.
Fidelity launches new rating system
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2019
The US$412 billion fund manager Fidelity today launched a new proprietary system for rating companies, leveraging the firm's extensive research capabilities.
YouTube fundie woes continue
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened an investigation into the events surrounding the suspension of the Woodford Equity Income Fund, with Link Group now caught in the scandal.
Two LICs set to merge
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
Two Australian equities listed investment companies are set to merge to create a $137.2 million entity.
Best-performing funds with least risk
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
What are the best-performing Australian equities funds with the best-managed risk? Rainmaker ranked the winners over three-year returns to March.
Fee discounts harder for active ETFs
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
High net worth financial advisers may be reluctant to allocate to active ETFs because of the cost benefits on offer with unlisted trusts.
Myer Foundation backs new strategy
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
Myer Foundation and the Australian Government's Clean Energy Finance Corporation are among the early investors in a global manager's new Aussie equities strategy.
Facebook dropped from ESG index
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
Facebook has been dropped from the S&P 500 ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Index after a series of scandals brought the company's ethics into question.
Wealth firm trims Aussie shares
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2019
A Melbourne wealth firm run by a former NAB Private Wealth executive has trimmed its allocations to Australian shares as it takes a bearish view on midcaps.
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