Investment
Australia investor friendly, not consumer friendly: Report
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 SEP 2019
Morningstar research has revealed Australia is one of the most investor friendly nations in the world when it comes to fees and expenses. However, consumers may be getting the short end of the stick when it comes to fees and charges.
Northern Trust chair defends Woodford loan
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR, KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 17 SEP 2019
Northern Trust chair and chief executive Michael O'Grady has defended the company giving an embattled Neil Woodford fund added flexibility on a £150 million loan.
CFSGAM picks new name, updates on CBA separation
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 16 SEP 2019
Colonial First State Global Asset Management has kept its initials but picked a French name, as its chief executive and financial officer announce a rebrand and operational update under its new owner.
Chi-X launches new trading solution
KRISTI CHENG  |  MONDAY, 16 SEP 2019
Chi-X Australia has launched a market-on-close trading solution that provides the opportunity for anonymous, all day liquidity and to execute at the ASX closing price.
AXA Investment Managers expands impact investing options
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 16 SEP 2019
AXA Investment Managers announced its fourth impact investment strategy which will launch at the end of this year, focused on addressing the basic needs of consumers in emerging and frontier markets.
Best and worst performing global shares funds revealed
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 13 SEP 2019
New Morningstar research has revealed the best and worst performing actively-managed global shares funds to June end.
Ned Bell knocks at Channel Capital
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 13 SEP 2019
Melbourne fund manager Ned Bell is in talks with Channel Capital as a potential distribution partner for his global equities boutique, Financial Standard understands.
Equity Trustees confirms international strategy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 SEP 2019
Equity Trustees' London-based fund services business has been appointed authorised corporate director for the $88 billion River and Mercantile Funds.
What Future Fund looks for in managers
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 12 SEP 2019
Managers looking to form long-term partnerships with the Future Fund should pay attention to ESG, succession planning and treating the sovereign wealth fund well in times of capital abundance, a Future Fund executive said at a conference in Melbourne ...
BetaShares defends Dividend Harvester ETF after critical report
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 SEP 2019
BetaShares has been forced to defend it's Dividend Harvester Fund after it failed to achieve an "investable" rating.
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