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Brogden to join CFSIL board

Mike Taylor 17 January 2022

Former NSW Parliamentary Liberal leader and Financial Services Council (FSC) chief executive, John Brogden, has been appointed to the board of Colonial First State Investments Limited CFSIL)and Advanteos Investments.

Brogden’s appointment was announced by CFSIL acting chairman, Greg Cooper. He is currently the CEO of Landcom – a role which…

Climate change

Private funding to combat climate change

Yasmine Masi 13 January 2022

The increase in extreme weather phenomena around the world has sparked talks of the “essential” and “urgent” need to mobilise private capital to battle climate change, according to deVere chief executive Nigel Green.

This comes as new data from the European Union’s satellite system revealed the past seven years have…

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Frydenberg earns a fail rating

Mike Taylor | 12 January 2022Research and ratings house Morningstar has delivered the Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg. a fail rating on his proxy advice moves.

Magellan confirms extent of outflows

Mike Taylor | 7 January 2022Magellan has reported outflow figures to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) reflecting recent poor publicity.

Charter Hall takes 50% of Paradice IM

Staff Writer | 22 December 2021Charter Hall has taken a 50% stake in Paradice Investment Management.

Investment teams and fees critical to funds ratings

Staff Writer | 20 December 2021Twelve funds earn upgrades from Morningstar in its latest Australian equities review.

ETFs use grew 33% in 2021

Mike Taylor | 20 December 2021ETF use grew by 33% between 2020 and 2021 and is forecast to grow more.

Govt tightens leash on proxy advisers

Mike Taylor | 17 December 2021The Government has tightened the rules around proxy advice.

abrdn joins Emerging Markets Investors Alliance

Yasmine Masi | 17 December 2021abrdn has become the latest asset manager to join the Emerging Markets Investors Alliance to promote ESG-focused and sustainable investment.

Managed accounts in demand on BT Panorama

Yasmine Masi | 17 December 2021BT Panorama has added 64 new Managed Portfolios in 2021 as advisers and investors signalled high interest in managed accounts.