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Iress sells mortgages arm to Bain Capital

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2024
Iress will sell its UK mortgages business to Bain Capital for $164.3 million before costs.

Advanced ETP portfolios come at higher cost, complexity

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
Investors can opt for a more advanced portfolio of exchange-traded products (ETPs), but it will cost about three times as much.

Centuria raises $50m for new fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
Centuria Capital Group has launched a new fund to wholesale investors that targets counter-cyclical opportunities across the property sectors and debt.

Global dividends reached record high in 2023

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
Global dividends rose 5% on an underlying basis to a record US$1.66 trillion last year.

Bitcoin hits fresh high as investors await halving event

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
With Bitcoin hitting a fresh high and the highly anticipated halving event around the corner, can crypto be viewed as a legitimate investment?

The tide is turning for North Asian equity markets: Maple-Brown Abbott

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
Maple-Brown Abbott says Asia's equity markets are headed for a multi-year tailwind.

WAM Leaders, QV Equities to merge

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
WAM Leaders (ASX: WLE) is set to acquire QV Equities (ASX: QVE), about six weeks on from the former's initial announcement.

Blossom launches new fixed income product

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024
Blossom, an Australian fixed income app, has launched Blossom Plus, a managed fund that offers access to bond investments with a target return of 7%.

Hamilton Lane debunks private market myths

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
Hamilton Lane's 2024 Market Overview report has offered a counter narrative to perceptions about the private market asset class.

Pendal shutters costly equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
Pendal is terminating one of its funds, saying that it was too expensive to operate, 11 years on from its launch.