Reduced home bias among younger investors

28-Mar-2017

The popularity of high-growth international stocks was rising, with Australia’s gen X and gen Y investors showing less of a domestic home bias than their baby boomer counterparts, according to a new study by na.. Read More

Fixed income next smart beta frontier

29-Mar-2017

The application of smart beta strategies to fixed income investing would be a key trend in Australia’s exchange-traded product industry in the coming years as the sector continued to mature, according to State .. Read More

Sentry awards recognise adviser excellence

28-Mar-2017

Financial services licensee Sentry Group has recognised the top-performing financial advisers and practices within its national network at its 2016 Excellence Awards. Sentry chief executive and chairman Murray H.. Read More

Le Pen loss could boost European equities

28-Mar-2017

European equities were on course for a bull run in 2017 following the likely defeat of far-right French election candidate Marine Le Pen and the United Kingdom triggering Article 50 to leave the European Union, accor.. Read More

Demand high for direct managed fund access

28-Mar-2017

Self-directed investors were becoming frustrated with not being able to access managed funds directly and having to encounter unnecessary costs associated with platform fees or advice fees to access those investments.. Read More

Reduced home bias among younger investors

28-Mar-2017

The popularity of high-growth international stocks was rising, with Australia’s gen X and gen Y investors showing less of a domestic home bias than their baby boomer counterparts, according to a new study by na.. Read More

Gloomier commodities forecast as China acts

27-Mar-2017

A leading economic expert on China has warned that the outlook for Australian resources companies in 2017 may darken as inflation declines in China while authorities relax restrictions on coal output, which may lead .. Read More

Crowdfunding law a boon for fintech sector

27-Mar-2017

Incoming legislative changes to equity crowdfunding will help further “democratise investing” by allowing retail investors to participate in funding rounds for local fintech start-ups, according to Equiti.. Read More

Fixed income merits long-term vision

24-Mar-2017

Patience and resilience are necessary for investors when positioning fixed income portfolios to deliver a regular income stream in a low growth environment, according to Grant Samuel Funds Management (GSFM). Spe.. Read More

Managed accounts experience FUM surge

23-Mar-2017

Managed account funds under management (FUM) grew substantially in the first half of the 2017 financial year, driven by market movement in existing portfolios and new participants, according to the Institute of Manag.. Read More

New LIC taps into global uncertainty

22-Mar-2017

Listed fund manager John Bridgeman has opened subscriptions for a new listed investment company (LIC) to focus on high-conviction, global macro strategies. The new LIC, Benjamin Hornigold Limited (BHL), followed.. Read More

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