CFM unveils long-term trend-following trust


Capital Fund Management (CFM) has launched a diversified and long-term trend-following trust, the CFM IS Trends Trust, with the alternative investment strategies firm saying demand was soaring for that type of produc.. Read More

Opinion – Fundamental view means no need for ESG


Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors cover a wide range of issues which are becoming increasingly important to investors concerned with the behavior of companies and sustainability generally. They inclu.. Read More

Investors too reliant on term deposits


Despite record low interest rates, Australian households have stashed more than $850 billion in bank-held deposits, turning to the low-yielding products out of familiarity, according to the Australian Corporate Bond .. Read More

Zenith, Netwealth in portfolio partnership


Research house Zenith Investment Partners will manage a series of blended portfolios for Netwealth in the platform provider’s Super Accelerator and Wealth Accelerator investment options. The new partnershi.. Read More

ETF sector grows 2 per cent


The exchange-traded fund (ETF) sector has witnessed another strong surge, with the industry hitting $30.9 billion in funds under management in August, an increase of 2.2 per cent on the previous month. The &ldq.. Read More

Future wealth industry a digital hybrid


New research from National Australia Bank (NAB) digital hub NAB Labs has sought to “reimagine the wealth management industry of the future”, envisaging a heavily digital orientation to wealth management t.. Read More

Investors demanding values-based portfolios


Australian investors were increasingly demanding values-based exclusions in their portfolios and were taking a more nuanced approach in assessing which ethical fund manager was best for them, according to a panel of .. Read More

Shaw and Partners extends managed accounts


Wealth management firm Shaw and Partners has extended its managed account offering for advisers, launching eight new portfolio strategies under what the company called a “complete portfolio management framework.. Read More

AMP partners with United Capital


AMP has partnered with United States advice business United Capital to share intellectual property and expertise as the financial services giant prepares to launch its new wealth management operating system later thi.. Read More

ASIC clears DomaCom equity release scheme


Fractional property investment firm DomaCom is one step closer to delivering its senior equity release (SER) product after a decision by ASIC to approve conditional relief allowing the product to be delivered to mark.. Read More

Look beyond the headlines in EM


Investors “should be prepared to look beyond the headlines” of geopolitical issues in emerging markets and recognise the opportunities offered by the region, according to JP Morgan Asset Management. .. Read More

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