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Infrastructure a foundational portfolio asset class: IFM Investors

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
Infrastructure should be considered as an equally vital asset class for institutional investors as traditional asset classes, according to the latest annual IFM Investors Infrastructure Outlook.

HMC Capital acquires asset manager

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
HMC Capital acquired the asset manager in a $43 million deal.

BlackRock's Fink signals a tough road ahead for future retirees

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
In his annual letter to investors, BlackRock chair and chief executive Larry Fink said providing people a secure, well-earned retirement is much more challenging now that it was 30 years ago, and it will be "much harder" in the future.

Platinum bleeds $1.4bn in outflows

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
Platinum Investment Management flags it will lose at least $1.4 billion as a partial redemption from institutional clients over the next month, translating to an $18 million hit to revenue.

Vanguard lowers management fees

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
Vanguard has lowered the management fee on one of its ETF offerings.

Bitcoin investing is on the rise, but more regulation is needed

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
In anticipation of the Bitcoin halving event next month, investors are flocking to the cryptocurrency. But experts are calling for more regulation.

PE deals tumble again, down 63%: Bain & Company

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
The Australian and New Zealand private equity sector took another tumble, sharply falling 63% in value during 2023 as high interest rates and market uncertainty continues to spook investors.

T. Rowe Price launches bond fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
T. Rowe Price has launched a new strategy that invests in government bonds targeting wholesale and institutional investors.

Why BlackRock is taking a risk-on view

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
BlackRock is anticipating a "cheery" risk sentiment. Here's why.

Perpetual awards State Street subsidiary a major mandate

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
Perpetual has appointed State Street subsidiary Charles River to manage front office operations for its Australian asset management business.