Centuria expands team with Marketing & Distribution Manager

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Centuria Capital today had pleasure in announcing another senior appointment – that of Anne Hamieh as manager of Marketing and Distribution – Financial Services. Ms Hamieh is already known to many in the industry for her work with Wilson HTM and Next Financial, where she held a number of significant roles in relationship management, marketing […]

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Financial Planning Association to advertise consumer ‘trust mark’ for good financial advice

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Australia’s peak association for professional financial planning, the Financial Planning Association (FPA), has earmarked a September launch of a new national advertising campaign aimed at highlighting the professional credentials of its members and giving consumers a way of finding financial advice they can trust. Today’s  announcement comes at a critical juncture for the industry which […]

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PIMCO’s bond funds outperform shares over 10 years

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Over the long term, in particular the last decade, Australian bonds generated solid returns for investors, which were higher than returns generated by riskier assets like Australian shares, according to Peter Dorrian, Head of Global Wealth Management at PIMCO. “For investors, particularly self managed super fund investors holding unallocated cash from super contributions made at […]

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Certitude partners with Threadneedle Investments in Australia to meet investors’ growing demand for global equities

International asset manager Threadneedle Investments and Australian provider Certitude Global Investments (Certitude) have announced an exclusive partnership with Certitude to manage and distribute the Threadneedle Global Equity Fund targeted to retail and High Net Worth investors in Australia and New Zealand. UK-based Threadneedle Investments actively manages over $A110 billion of assets globally. In Australia, it manages […]

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RBA mulls over multi-speed economy

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The latest Reserve Bank minutes revealed that Board members remain generally optimistic about the medium term outlook, but in the near term the domestic economy seems to be facing some headwinds. In fact the Reserve Bank says growth will be slower than initially thought “with some of the recovery being pushed out into the early […]

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Increasing demand for inflation-linked bonds in Australia

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Investment manager Omega Global Investors predicts the demand for Australian and international inflation-linked bonds will steadily increase over the next decade, with both markets recording recent strong returns.   “Institutional investors increasingly want access to both the domestic and global inflation-linked bond markets, allowing them to make tactical decisions regarding allocations between the two based on […]

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Principal Global Investors Central Bank Research July 2011

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Principal Global Investors’ Central Bank Research for July 2011 examines current and expected interest rate policy at the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), U.S. Federal Reserve, Bank of England, European Central Bank, Bank of Japan and Bank of Canada. The report examines the trends in economic data and expectations across the Reserve Bank of Australia […]

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Fidelity The Only Five-Star Manager In S&P’s Australian Equities Large-Cap Growth/GARP Peer Group

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Standard & Poor’s Fund Services today released its Growth/GARP (growth at a reasonable price) peer group as part of its Australian-Equities Large-Cap sector review. Fidelity was the only manager to retain its five-star rating, with the Ausbil Australian Active Equity Fund and Perennial Growth Shares Wholesale Trust both downgraded to four stars. We removed the […]

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Lonsec releases its Australian Equity Long/Short Sector Review

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Lonsec’s review of the Australian Equity Long/Short sector encompassed 12 funds across a diverse range of products,  which Lonsec has broadly categorised as either ‘beta 1’ or ‘variable beta’. Lin Ngin, Senior Investment Analyst responsible for this review explains the difference between these funds. “Beta 1 style funds will typically maintain a net equity exposure […]

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Fund manager’s growth continues with new appointment

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Centuria Capital Limited (formerly Over Fifty Group Limited) has announced the appointment of a new Group Tax Manager, Yujita Chaudhri. Ms Chaudhri brings to Centuria Capital more than 14 years’ experience in taxation and business services both in Australia and internationally. This appointment marks another in a series of moves since a major rebranding and business […]

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