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    Interest in ESG or “environment, social and corporate governance” issues has increased greatly in recent years. It has been driven by a number of factors, including investors seeking to avoid reputational risk which has been more prominent following news events such as the Hayne royal commission,...

    One investment firm has said that in its current form the proposed Labor changes to the franking credit regime do not pass the fairness test for Australian investors. At an investment day, Stephen Bruce from Perennial Value Management Limited said that while an economic argument could...

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    When it comes to equity markets, it appears active US large cap managers in particular seem to struggle to outperform comparative passive strategies after fees. Are the fixed income folks smarter and better at what they do than their equity counterparts? As a fixed income person...

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    eInvest will partner with independent investment managers based locally and globally to deliver a suite of Active ETF solutions Sydney, Australia (April 9, 2019) - eInvest, a distributor of Active ETF solutions founded by senior executives at the $5bn funds manager Perennial, has today announced the expansion...

    Whichever major party finds itself in power after the imminent Federal Election, Australia’s retail investors can gain most reassurance from the fact that they will probably end up as beneficiaries of an income tax cut. Coalition Treasurer Josh Frydenberg pitched his Budget largesse at salary and...

    If you’re keeping your money in the bank, you are going backwards financially. Unless you have committed say $100,000 to a term deposit over a three year period, for instance, you will be looking at an annual interest rate of around 1.5 per cent at the...

    The Australian sharemarket has this year enjoyed its strongest first quarter since 1991, having shaken off the blues just before Christmas and climbed up 9 per cent to just below where it was at the start of October last year. It’s a dispiriting reality however that...