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ASX-listed companies flock to private markets

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2024
The latest ASX monthly activity report shows a trend of more delistings than new market entries, indicative of a shift towards private markets.

Female fund managers boast 1.2% alpha

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2024
Female fund managers generate 1.2% alpha on average compared to the broader population, a new analysis from Morningstar shows.

InvestSMART launches investing platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
InvestSMART has launched a white label online investing platform and appointed Rask Invest as its first external investment manager.

GQG reports US$10.5bn increase in FUM

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
GQG Partners has reported a US$10.5 billion increase in funds under management (FUM) from January 31 to February 29.

ASX settles $1.05m fine for transparency failures

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
ASX has settled a $1.05 million penalty after an ASIC investigation found it failed to meet pre-trade transparency rules on 8417 occasions from April 2019 to December 2022.

Iress share price jumps on takeover rumours

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
Iress saw its share price skyrocket 15% as speculation swirled that a global private equity firm is keen on a buyout.

Baby boomers turn to local private debt: Research

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
According to new research by Foresight Analytics, Australian private debt has been an increasing mainstay for investors approaching retirement age.

Advisers show growing interest in ASX-listed Bitcoin ETF

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
VanEck chief executive and managing director of Asia Pacific Arian Neiron has reported an increase in interest from financial advisers and brokers for a Bitcoin ETF on the ASX.

EG to target intermediaries

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
The real estate giant plans to expand into the intermediaries sector with the recent hire of Mark Weingarth as its director of business management.

Low investor demand sees equities funds wound up

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
An Australian equities fund from a global manager and an emerging markets equities offering from a local boutique will both be terminated.