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|Australian investors are favouring global equities exchange traded funds (ETFs), with the sector recording nearly 50% growth year on year, research shows.|
|A new three-year renewable electricity deal is set to see the proportion of UniSuper's direct property portfolio that's managed by AMP Capital become carbon neutral almost a decade ahead of target.|
|Six separately managed accounts from Dimensional and Pendal have been made exclusively available on Macquarie Wrap.|
|Stewart Investors is bringing its Worldwide Leaders Sustainability Fund to retail investors, with significantly lower fees.|
|FTSE Russell's latest survey of global asset owners demonstrates an overwhelming consensus that sustainable investment is now standard.|
|GQG Partners is aiming to list on the ASX by the end of October, offering its actively managed strategies to all investors.|
|After a lengthy bidding war, Mainstream shareholders have voted in favour of the proposed acquisition by Apex Group.|
|The second iteration of environmental, social and governance investing will require a stronger level of authenticity, accountability and focus on tangible outcomes, according to sustainability experts.|
|Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co (GMO) has launched a new Australian investment trust for wholesale investors, with a climate change focus.|
|The funds management industry, along with policymakers, must improve classifications of sustainable funds to prevent greenwashing, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).|
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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