It’s not a corner office or a fatter pay packet at the top of paraplanners’ collective wish list, but something that is much more beneficial to financial advice practices and the clients they serve.
In this head-to-head battle, Atchison Consultants analyst Mishan Dahia pitches Magellan and Clearbridge against each other in an infrastructure performance match up. Which one leads, and which one lags?
As we approach the bottom of the current cycle, fixed income is back to playing its traditional defensive role, says Yarra Capital Management’s Roy Keenan. To get equity-like returns without exposure to defaults, investment-grade credit should do the trick.
The government’s position on what to do with the Safe Harbour Steps is no longer clear, but the chances of seeing it supplanted by the existing Code of Ethics are slim according to the FAAA’s policy chief Phil Anderson.
You can’t judge a book by its cover in the far north of Australia, says adviser Anthony Menico. Sometimes it’s the most unassuming clients that have the most complex financial advice needs.
Even with a lightened agenda, the government failed to finish its homework and instead delivered only a portion of the first tranche of advice reforms. It’s a poor return, and at this rate the advice review could be a ten-year project.
Given the opportunity set in front of advisers during the next transfer of generational wealth, now may be the time to reassess the role of responsible investing and the importance of being an ethical steward for capital.
For non-bank corporate lenders that don’t have the regulatory oversight that banks do, using third party validation for loan books is essential according to Epsilon Direct Lending’s Joe Millward.
Bonds and equities are suddenly firm friends, but this is far from the first time they’ve positively correlated. And it’s not the only reason liquid alternative investments are being brought into focus as a non-correlated diversifier, managers believe.
The net-zero transition will bring about an economic transformation, with massive up-front investment leading to near-zero energy costs in the near future, ClearBridge Investments’ Nick Langley told industry leaders at The Inside Network’s ESG Retreat. But big challenges remain, with no easy answers.
Glen Foster from Astrium Investment Management speaks to James Dunn at The Inside Network’s Alternatives Symposium in Sydney.
Edward Cole from Man GLG speaks to James Dunn at The Inside Network’s Alternatives Symposium in Sydney.
Neil Brown from Federation Asset Management speaks to James Dunn at The Inside Network’s Alternatives Symposium in Sydney.
Roy Keenan from Yarra Capital Management speaks to James Dunn at The Inside Network’s Alternatives Symposium in Sydney.
The meteoric rise of industry funds has earned them a rightful place at the top of the superannuation food chain. But their standing is not a given, and the failures are starting to mount.
Retirement’s approach requires a profound change in how investors approach markets and construct portfolios, including arranging their income needs around three distinct periods of retired life, the financial advice firm’s founders said.
The potential for artificial intelligence to aid the delivery of financial advice is being recognised globally, and should lead to a “redefinition” of the sector according to commentators.
As the world turns towards critical minerals like lithium to power electric vehicles, alternative access to investment in these sectors will become crucial pieces of the supply chain puzzle.