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Prodigy boutique finds new strategic partner
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
Flinders Investment Partners, which escaped multi-boutique Prodigy's demise, has found a new strategic partner who is acquiring a 50% stake in the small caps equities boutique.
Property investors should diversify: FSI
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
First Sentier's head of global property securities is urging investors to take a diversified approach to property, as some sectors fare better than others in the COVID-19 economic wash-up.
Pendal adds SRI lense to multi-asset fund
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
Pendal has increased the consideration of sustainability factors in its multi-asset target return fund, in what it claims is an Australian first.
HSBC hit with $2.3bn suit over Disney investments
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
Banking giant HSBC is facing a $2.3 billion (GBP 1.3 billion) law suit over investments in Disney films allegedly promoted by its private bank in the UK.
New fund launches on ASX
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
A newly established managed investment scheme has launched on the Australian Securities Exchange, aiming to achieve long-term capital growth.
Amazon launches climate VC fund
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
The US$1.38 trillion technology giant has launched a US$2 billion venture capital fund, set to invest in companies building products, services, and technologies that protect the planet.
Dividend yield set to dial down to zero
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
Contrarian fund manager Allan Gray predicts dividend headwinds are on the horizon, arguing investors shouldn't expect any yield from the majority of ASX-listed companies in the near future.
Managed funds redemptions top US$62bn
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
At least US$62 billion of mutual funds across the globe have suspended redemptions so far this year, already higher than at least the previous eight years, owing to COVID-19, according to Fitch Ratings.
Managed accounts demand rises: Zenith
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
Zenith Investment Partners said demand for its managed accounts services grew amid the uncertainty and volatility in investment markets sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fixed income investors get new ESG rating
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
Global responsible investment manager Insight Investment has introduced a new ESG risk rating for fixed income products, which it claims covers around 95% of companies in global investment grade indices.
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