Jane Henderson has joined the team at Nanuk Asset Management, a firm which she says offers an investment analyst an opportunity to "improve global living standards". We ask Jane about her planned focus in the role and how Australia's appetite for sustainable investing compares with that of Europe. We also find out a little about her formative years, her recent degree majoring in Philosophy, and about those who have influenced her most. More
FTSE Russell has launched a new range of ESG indices, the FTSE Global Choice Index Series, of which one index has been used by Vanguard for their new Vanguard Ethically Conscious Funds. Industry Moves speaks to FTSE Russell head of ESG Asia Pacific, Arisa Kishigami (L), and Vanguard product strategy manager Rachel White (R) about the inception of the indices and the funds and the increasing demand they are seeing from investors for funds that align with their values. More
FTSE Russell has launched the FTSE Global Choice Index Series, the first FTSE Russell standard index family to incorporate several categories of ESG-related exclusions in its design. Increasingly, investors are looking to exclude stocks from their portfolios based on the impact of companies’ ... More
The Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy (AIMS) Fixed Income Fund offers investors access to a diversified portfolio of 25-35 global fixed income strategies. Global exposure The fund, launched in Australia in February this year, targets a three per cent per annum gross return over the Reserve Bank ... More
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Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports are stoking market volatility, but there are also longer-term implications for economic growth in the US and beyond, says Michael Grady, Aviva Investors' Interim Head of Investment Strategy, Multi-asset & Macro.Read more
With less than three weeks to go until the16th Annual SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards, more than 300 fund manager and super fund industry leaders have reserved their seats at the Grand Hyatt Ballroom in Melbourne for the black tie event. We list the categories and funds in the running for this year’s awards including the individuals who have been nominated for the Pendal Retirement Innovation Award.