APRA names and shames underperforming super funds

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) will be looking for significant change from poorly performing superannuation funds, following the release of its MySuper heatmap. APRA’s heatmap of over a hundred MySuper products…

New Investor is being transformed

When you see our publication in your inbox or social media feed in the New Year it will have a new name. Next week, on December 18, we will publish our last…

APRA approves IOOF’s acquisition of OnePath

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has approved the sale of ANZ’s OnePath Pensions and Investments business to IOOF Holdings, bringing to a conclusion a transaction that has been in train for two…

People: UBS global trading head moves to BTIG

Investment bank BTIG Australia has appointed Andrew Dalgleish as chief executive officer. He joins from UBS where he has been for the last 13 years in a variety of senior roles. Dalgleish…

Limiting cash payments to $10,000 is more dangerous than you might think

We are used to being able to pay for things with legal tender. Other than in special circumstances, refusing to accept cash can have legal consequences. The Currency (Restrictions on the Use…

ETF investors getting active

Investor preference is changing towards active exchange traded funds (ETFs) according to a new study. The latest Betashares/Investment Trends ETF Report found that 32 per cent of investors intend on investing in…

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BlackRock punts on auto-advice to boost ETFs

The world’s biggest funds management firm, BlackRock, last week bought rising San Francisco-based auto-advice business, FutureAdvisor for a reported US$150 million plus…

Pengana brings ‘40 Act’ global equity fund to Australia

Pengana Capital has launched a liquid alternatives fund from the US – a global equity long/short fund managed by the Boston-based quant shop PanAgora Asset Management….

How the west was One…. Sydney’s ‘other CBD’ is hot

If one had to nominate the Australian CBD with the lowest office vacancy rate in the wake of the decline of the resources sector chances are most thoughts would likely turn to Sydney or Melbourne, or maybe North Sydney, as Perth and Brisbane adjust to the new post-boom normal of higher vacancies….

Embracing Disruption

Disruption has become a buzz word for the change enforced by new digital technology. It is not something that anybody looks to embrace, not least because the changes are coming so quickly it is hard to know what to embrace…

Platforms in for a rough time as disruption looms

Social and technological changes globally are about to drive massive disruption of the wealth management platforms market in Australia…

The latest Wealth Know How market commentary

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High-yield property trust underpinned by car sales

Welcome to the first edition of New Investor, a weekly online newsletter for the advised investment market in Australia…