Russell Investments launches Sustainable Managed Portfolios

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Global asset manager Russell Investments has announced the launch of the Russell Investments Sustainable Managed Portfolios, providing Australian investors with exposure to predominantly sustainable managers and strategies that seek to have positive sustainable outcomes within a dynamic, transparent managed portfolio structure. Developed in response to investor demand, the Sustainable Managed Portfolios extend Russell Investments’ existing

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Russell Investments 2021 ESG Manager Survey

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Fund managers prioritising engagement with underlying investments as Australian and New Zealand asset owners identify climate change and environmental issues as their top ESG concerns. Governance remains the most dominant ESG factor influencing asset managers’ decision-making, while Australian and New Zealand asset owners see climate risk and environmental issues as their most pressing concerns, according

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CPD: Bonds are back – What is driving the demand for Fixed Income ETFs?

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The ASX Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) Market Cap hit a new record high surpassing $100bn earlier this year, exhibiting huge growth over the last 12 months of approximately 80%. Within this universe there have seen strong demand for Australian Fixed Income ETFs as investors look to position portfolios more defensively over the coming months. Fixed

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Financial advisers save investors from poor decisions during COVID market mayhem

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Financial advisers counselling a disciplined approach to investing over the past year helped Australians avoid a litany of poor investment calls during tumultuous market conditions – adding an estimated more than 5.2% p.a. in value to their clients’ portfolios. The results form part of Russell Investments fourth-annual Value of an Adviser Report released today, which

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Russell Investments’ mid-year market outlook

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Russell Investments’ strategists see the global reopening on track at mid-year as COVID-19 vaccination rates climb, and the team believes potential risks such as inflation or a hawkish U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) won’t derail it. Overall, the team maintains a moderately positive medium-term view on global equities in their mid-year global market outlook. “We still

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CPD: The overlooked art of good governance

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Does your Outsourced CIO fit within your governance structure and offer the governance you need? It is a vitally important, yet often overlooked element in the development and maintenance of an enduring and resilient investment program. But what is good governance? And does it really make a difference? The strength of the global capital markets of the

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Three leading employers award corporate superannuation mandates to Russell Investments Master Trust

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The Russell Investments Master Trust has grown with the addition of three corporate superannuation mandates. Clayton Utz, Byrnecut Group Superannuation Plan – through Alliance partner Resource Super – and a leading reinsurer have awarded mandates to the Russell Investments Master Trust in recent months, as employers seek more personalised superannuation solutions for their staff. The new

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CPD: Addressing the carbon exposure of your investments

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Real world implementation options for investors looking to manage their equity portfolio carbon exposures The first piece in our ‘Climate change and investment portfolios’ series  focused on the measurement of a company’s carbon exposure.[1] In this paper we turn to actionable carbon management strategies available for investors. Fossil fuel reserves and greenhouse gas (GHG) emission

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Russell Investments’ Managed Portfolios awarded ‘superior’ rating by SQM Research

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The Russell Investments Managed Portfolios have been awarded a ‘superior’ rating by independent research house SQM Research, recognising the high calibre of its investment management capabilities. Russell Investments’ Managed Portfolios are a dynamic cost-effective multi-asset suite of four portfolios designed to provide investors with long-term returns and manage investment risks over time. Launched in June

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Russell Investments makes additions to senior leadership team

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Russell Investments, a leading global investment solutions firm, has announced that Kate El-Hillow has joined as Global Chief Investment Officer, and Kevin Klingert has been hired as President. El-Hillow, who held several senior investment leadership roles at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, brings vast expertise in portfolio management, trading, and outsourced CIO and multi-asset investment solutions.

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