Investment
Aussie income fund added to platforms
KRISTI CHENG  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2019
A global infrastructure manager has announced its Infrastructure Income Fund is now available on a wide suite of retail investment platforms.
Cooper Investors launches equities fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2019
The $13.5 billion Melbourne equities boutique has launched its first fund in five years, after running the strategy internally for over two years with a 16% plus gross annualised return.
YouTube fundie called out by FCA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has criticised Neil Woodford who famously issued a tearful YouTube apology to investors whose money was frozen in one of his funds.
CommSec fixes faulty statements
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
CommSec has identified issues in statements it sent to customers holding exchange traded options through its platform and is fixing them.
Mercer unveils best-performing Aussie equity funds
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
Mercer has named the top-performing Australian equities funds for the 2019 financial year.
Irish pension funds reduce equity exposure
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
According to Mercer, Irish pension schemes are reducing their exposure to equities and diversifying into property, infrastructure and hedge funds instead.
BetaShares launches FTSE 100 ETF
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
BetaShares has launched a new exchange-traded fund that will track the 100 largest companies traded on the London Stock Exchange.
Impact investing under threat
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
About 85% of green funds make unsubstantiated and misleading claims in relation to their impact, undermining the global impact investing movement.
Perpetual Investments leaks $1.1bn
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
Perpetual's funds management business reported net outflows of $1.1 billion for the three months to June, with its Australian equities strategies taking the hardest blow.
US bonds present ESG problem
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
Schroders' global head of stewardship believes ESG-focused investors should think twice before investing in US corporate bonds.
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