Future Fund weathers the storm, prepares for a changed world

The Future Fund pulled some of its new portfolio levers to mitigate the financial damage seen through 2022, but it doesn’t expect markets to get much better anytime soon.

Lachlan Maddock | 1st Feb 2023 | More
Man Group gets active as passive ‘reaches saturation point’

The passive investment mega-wave has likely crested with active strategies poised for a long-overdue comeback over the next decade, according to a new Man Institute study.

David Chaplin | 1st Feb 2023 | More
‘Don’t wait for APRA to blow the referee whistle’: Cole

While APRA “doesn’t feel the need to start each year with a shiny new set of initiatives”, it’s still planning on scrutinising super funds’ valuation practices and giving more “sub-scale” funds the nudge to merge in 2023.

Lachlan Maddock | 1st Feb 2023 | More
News
ISA, AIST explore merger for ‘a single voice’

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) is exploring a merger with Industry Super Australia as external pressure grows on industry associations and the funds they service.

Lachlan Maddock | 27th Jan 2023 | More
HSBC’s new recipe for super growth

A partnership with the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) gives HSBC an opportunity to shop its services to the country’s biggest investors.

Lachlan Maddock | 27th Jan 2023 | More
Bear and bubbles: Grantham shouts another round

Veteran investor, Jeremy Grantham, has nominated a falling global property market as lead contender to drive the next deflationary phase of the multi-asset ‘super bubble’.

David Chaplin | 27th Jan 2023 | More
Comment
My father’s table: Challenging the status quo

Despite their unprecedented nature, there has been little challenge to the conventional wisdom surrounding the profound shocks of the last two years. In his new monthly column, Rob Prugue shakes up the debate.

Rob Prugue | 27th Jan 2023 | More
The real value of an outrageous prediction

Pandemics, invasions, and the return of inflation. If the last few years have shown investors anything, it’s that outrageous predictions can often be anything but.

Lachlan Maddock | 9th Dec 2022 | More
Investors stuck in the past as furious future looms

Cracks are showing in the old way of doing things. Being able to make money in a sideways market – and do it without equities – will now be the great differentiator.

Lachlan Maddock | 30th Sep 2022 | More
White elephant graveyard: Proceed with caution on nation-building

For every government that wants to work alongside superannuation funds, there’s one waiting in the wings to deliver a regulatory rebuke. Big super needs to think hard about its plans to build the future.

Lachlan Maddock | 26th Aug 2022 | More
IN Discussion
INDepth with John Green from Ninety One

John Green from Ninety One goes in-depth with Peter White from The Inside Network on “Sustainable investing in emerging markets”.

Investor Strategy News | 10th Oct 2022 | WatchPause
ESG Retreat Tasmania 2022

The Inside Network’s industry-first ESG Retreat brings together leaders from every major pool of capital in Australia to focus on the transformative change occurring in capital markets as pressing societal, environmental and sustainability issues come to the fore.

Investor Strategy News | 5th Sep 2022 | WatchPause
INDepth with Grant Webster from Ninety One

Grant Webster from Ninety One goes in-depth with Peter White from The Inside Network on investing in emerging market debt.

Investor Strategy News | 2nd Sep 2022 | WatchPause
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
Podcasts
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
Kanish Chugh explores strong returns from Biotech in recent years
The Inside Network | 30th Mar 2021
32% return for calendar 2020!
The Inside Network | 9th Mar 2021
Profiles
JANA chases family offices, not-for-profits as super sees ‘significant change’

Australia’s largest homegrown asset consultant is plotting an expansion further beyond its traditional superannuation clients, while consolidation in the industry is changing the way they work.

Lachlan Maddock | 13th Jan 2023 | More
Julie Lander takes a bow at Care

“We believe in our story,” says Julie Lander. The CareSuper CEO chats to Greg Bright about mergers, diseconomies and spending money.

Greg Bright | 24th Aug 2022 | More
Analysis
Why there’s a valuation standoff – and why it’ll end

While there’s widespread suspicion that “financial skullduggery” is afoot in private market valuations, the tricky part is the lack of comparisons in their fastest growing segment.

Lachlan Maddock | 27th Jan 2023 | More
Investors are still wearing rose-coloured glasses

The market view is still too optimistic, according to the BlackRock Investment Institute, and investors aren’t truly considering the risk of a recession.

Staff Writer | 25th Jan 2023 | More
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Lachlan is editor of Investor Strategy News and has extensive experience covering institutional investment.Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum
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Greg has worked in financial services-related media for more than 30 years. He is a former economics writer for the Sydney Morning Herald and assistant editor and business editor for the Australian Financial Review. Greg has founded many magazines, newsletters and conferences in the funds management industry. Titles he has launched include: Super Review, Investor Daily, IFA, Investor Weekly, Investor Supermarket, SMSF Magazine, the Blue Book, Investment Magazine, I&T News, Professional Planner, Top1000Funds.com, IO&C News, Investor Strategy News and New Investor.Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum Lorem Ipsum
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