Investment Strategy

Managers pitch for cross-border assets

As headhunters search to replace Doug McTaggart, CEO of Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC), and Hazel McNeilage, head of asset management, the funds manager continues to make moves northward into China. Dr Geoff Raby, the former Australian Ambassador to China who was hired by QIC in September, says he will aim to use his contacts in […]
Investment Strategy

Investors Face Diverging Carbon Policies

Taxing carbon emissions in Australia would align with Mercer Investment Consulting’s prediction that world regions will pursue different ways of pricing emissions, says Helga Birgden, head of responsible investment for the business in the Asia-Pacific region. Birgden says regulators in the U.S., Europe, China, Australia and New Zealand are developing different carbon pricing mechanisms and […]