Investment
Short-seller knife twist for YouTube fundie
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 AUG 2019
Activist short-seller Muddy Waters is shorting Burford Capital, YouTube fundie Neil Woodford's second largest holding in his embattled fund.
Platinum funds leak over $100m
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 8 AUG 2019
Platinum Asset Management reported $108 million in net outflows in July, including $54 million net that flowed out of its trust funds during the month.
AMP profits dive, chief pay restructured
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 8 AUG 2019
Reporting a 50% drop in wealth management profits, AMP conceded chief executive Francesco De Ferrari's remuneration will have to be reconsidered in light of share price tumbles.
CBA remediation bill drags performance
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 AUG 2019
Commonwealth Bank's overall remediation and compliance costs have hit $2.2 billion, dragging its full-year June 2019 results.
Fossil fuel holdings cost BlackRock investors $90bn
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 AUG 2019
BlackRock has lost more than US$90 billion ($133bn) by investing in fossil fuel-dependent companies over the last decade, a new report criticising the world's largest fund manager about its failure to manage climate risk shows.
Fintech off to slow start in 2019: KPMG
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
Following record investments in 2018, Australia's fintech sector saw a subdued investment trend in the first half of this year.
Pinnacle profits up 32%
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
Pinnacle Investment Management profits jumped 32% to the year ending June with Firetrail accounting for most of the net institutional inflows across its 13 affiliates.
Workplace deaths missing from ESG reports: ACSI
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
Companies should disclose workplace safety issues and fatalities in their ESG reporting to improve transparency and identify systemic risks, according to the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).
Woodford suspension extended again
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2019
Woodford Equity Income Fund investors are unlikely to have access to their money in time to do their Christmas shopping.
VGI Partners readies $1bn Asian fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2019
Hot on the heels of listing on the ASX, the Sydney-based hedge fund is readying a new Asia-focused equities LIC with Crestone on board as a lead joint manager.
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