Ben Hurley is a journalist and editor with more than a decade of experience in the industry. He has written for The Australian Financial Review, Business Review Weekly, The Guardian and a range of specialised and industry publications. He also speaks and reads mandarin having lived and studied in various parts of Asia.
After 12 years at Cbus, former CEO David Atkin is focussed on nudging the business world away from short-termism towards the wholistic, long-term investment timeframes of superannuation funds.
Ben HurleyDecember 7, 2020
The impact of Covid and the change in working habits has unlocked the talent competition where somebody can be in another country and recruiting your employees, Franklin Templeton's global CEO Jenny Johnson.
It's not uncommon for VC Antler to spend months working side by side with founders of startups before deciding to invest in them, according to CEO and founder, Magnus Grimeland.
Central banks have become addicted to providing monetary stimulus at the first sign of trouble and are finding it hard to reverse that course, according to MFS Investment Management's Barnaby Wiener.
There are huge implications for global investors in the ongoing shift in the balance of economic power from the west to the east which has been further catalysed by Covid-19, the Bridgewater co-chief investment officer has said.
The pandemic is going to reveal to the world how important wellness is, according to Lionstone's Bryan Sanchez, which he adds will change the way property investors consider geographies and certain categoisations.
Material factors such as the strength of investor protections and institutions in some countries can be omitted in governance ratings, Causeway's Mozaffar Khan notes while emphasising the importance of ESG as part of assessing risk and return.