Aberdeen Standard Investments announces partnership with The Australian National University, reflecting strength in ESG integration

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Aberdeen Standard Investments has announced a new partnership with The Australian National University (ANU), in which they will manage an Australian Fixed Income strategy with an emphasis on ESG. ANU Endowment Fund has selected Aberdeen Standard Investments to manage a strategy that invests in active¬†Australian Fixed Income with an ESG overlay¬†– facilitating the negative screening […]

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The time is right for SMARTER Beta

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Aberdeen Standard Investments has announced the launch of its first range of proprietary and exclusive SMARTER Beta1 multifactor equity indices, including five indices denominated in Australian dollars (AUD). Designed to provide investors access to a more sophisticated smart beta approach, the indices employ active measures to enhance differentiation and risk-adjusted excess returns. The SMARTER Beta […]

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Repeating the Budget mistakes of the past

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The former Treasurer, Peter Costello, has been one of the fiercest critics of the federal budget laid down by Scott Morrison on Tuesday. In his eyes the government should have been aiming for an even earlier return to surplus, with any tax cuts targeted at those earning between $100,000 and $200,000 per year. The irony […]

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