Time for super to get its purpose as industry counts early release cost

The spectre of early release still looms large over the industry, and super’s true believers want its purpose legislated to prevent Australia’s retirement savings from becoming a crisis piggy bank.

Lachlan Maddock | 12th Aug 2022 | More
‘Think differently to the next guy’: Paradice on why fundies falter

“If you have style drift and you move into the latest hot thing, you’re gonna get whipsawed… That’s usually the death knell of a fund manager, that style drift.”

Lachlan Maddock | 12th Aug 2022 | More
Bentham unpacks current investment landscape and opportunities in credit investing

Richard Quin of Bentham Asset Management on how to position a portfolio in the current environment.

Investor Strategy News | 30th Jun 2022 | More
Weakening into the weekend

The Australian market limped into the weekend, with the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index on Friday finishing down 38.5 points, or 0.54 per cent, to 7032.5, while the broader All Ordinaries lost 36.6 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 7288.8. The energy sector was the only shining light, up 2.3 per cent for its best day in almost…

Drew Meredith | 15th Aug 2022 | More
GQG hunts growth as instos sell the top dogs

It turns out that being a top performer can be tough as institutional clients pull money from favourites amidst broader equity de-risking.

Lachlan Maddock | 12th Aug 2022 | More
News
More funds set to pass YFYS test with flying colours

Allocations to unlisted property, diversified fixed interest, Australian and international shares had the greatest impact on whether an option passed the test or not.

Lachlan Maddock | 10th Aug 2022 | More
Tuvalu swaps Russell for Mercer in A$280m mandate

Dotted with various government funds, the Pacific Islands has emerged as a competitive space for NZ and Australian-based investment advisers.

David Chaplin | 5th Aug 2022 | More
V-Square launches sustainable strategy for super funds

Chicago-based V-Square Quantitative Management has expanded its separately-managed account platform with the launch of its Global Equity ESG Materiality and Carbon Transition Indexed Strategy.

Lachlan Maddock | 5th Aug 2022 | More
Citi seeks super growth in private markets

Consolidation among superannuation clients is changing the nature of Citi’s business with them, and increased appetite for nation-building in Australia means plenty of opportunities in private markets.

Lachlan Maddock | 5th Aug 2022 | More
Comment
Super wars return, with new battles

The old ideological battlelines are being drawn up once again in preparation for three more years of fist fighting over Australia’s retirement savings.

Lachlan Maddock | 10th Aug 2022 | More
Three questions top of mind for EM debt investors

The current challenges and opportunities facing the EM asset class from the perspective of allocators and consultants has highlighted three questions that are top of mind for EM Debt Investors. How vulnerable are EMs to current macro challenges?Since the start of the year, we have been in a bond bear market with yields rising and…

Investor Strategy News | 1st Jul 2022 | More
Time for a reality check on 15 per cent super

As the new Labor Government explores pathways to 15 per cent, the superannuation industry needs to examine whether that’s really in the best interests of members. As of July 1, the superannuation guarantee will rise to 10.5 per cent on its long and meandering path to the legislated 12 per cent. That will give workers…

Lachlan Maddock | 1st Jul 2022 | More
The ‘high powered mutants’ are driving the bear rally

It’s the end of an era as the bear emerges from hibernation. So who’s staying in, and who’s doubling down? It’s fear and loathing season, but equities continue to rally. This is funny to watch, for the simple reason that it gives us an opportunity to imagine the kind of investor partaking in (and driving)…

Lachlan Maddock | 2nd Jun 2022 | More
IN Discussion
The Case for Investing in Asia

Don Gunawan, Head of Institutional & CIO Sales of Mirae Asset Global Investments Australia discuss “The Case for Investing in Asia”.

Investor Strategy News | 4th Jul 2022 | WatchPause
INSight #193 with Harindra de Silva from Allspring Global Investments

Harindra de Silva from Allspring Global Investments shares insights with James Dunn from The Inside Network on “What areas of the market are exciting and which are concerning?”

Investor Strategy News | 9th May 2022 | WatchPause
INSight #192 with Harindra de Silva from Allspring Global Investments

Harindra de Silva from Allspring Global Investments shares insights with James Dunn from The Inside Network on “What are the lessons from the market’s reactions to Covid-19?”

Investor Strategy News | 9th May 2022 | WatchPause
INSight #191 with Harindra de Silva from Allspring Global Investments

Harindra de Silva from Allspring Global Investments shares insights with James Dunn from The Inside Network on “Is the ESG rating now a stock’s most important metric?”

Investor Strategy News | 9th May 2022 | WatchPause
Podcasts
Angela Ashton – The Evergreen Responsible Investment Grading Index (ERIG Index)
The Inside Network | 14th Sep 2021
Hayden Nicholson, Bell Potter Securities
The Inside Network | 7th Jul 2021
IN Discussion with Chris Briant, Head of Parametric in Australia.
The Inside Network | 10th May 2021
Profiles
‘An art, not a science’: 15 years of PE lessons from QIC

Canva was the poster child on the way up, and it’s the poster child on the way down. PE might get harder from here, but for Australia’s biggest investors it’s almost always worth it.

Lachlan Maddock | 5th Aug 2022 | More
‘Genuine heretics’: how ‘safety first’ pays off for Ruffer

All fund managers like to talk about protecting capital. At Ruffer Investment Management, it is a more embedded philosophy than most. The firm was founded by Jonathan Ruffer on the principle that “investors like making money, but they hate losing money more.” Ruffer is built to preserve capital for the long-term:  centred on “absolute-return investing with a…

James Dunn | 6th May 2022 | More
Analysis
Time for ‘storm management’ in private equity

The attractive returns that private equity (PE) has enjoyed for the last few years are set to collide with skyrocketing inflation as another business cycle draws to its close.

Lachlan Maddock | 10th Aug 2022 | More
NFPs struggle with the private markets push

Not-for-profit (NFP) investors are keen to jump into the private markets, but are being held back by the complexities of manager selection and concerns around cost.

Lachlan Maddock | 10th Aug 2022 | More
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Ishan a Senior Journalist covering the Inside Investor and Insider Adviser publications. Ishan has extensive experience across financial markets with roles spanning stockbroking, financial advice and platform administration. Ishan has written for well-known finance publications including Marcus Today, The Bull, MoneyandLife among others. Ishan’s varied experienced has given him sound expertise across the entire spectrum of finance and investing, with specific experience commenting on portfolio construction, direct shares and managed fund investing.Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum
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