Tahn Sharpe is a Sydney-based financial services journalist with a background in financial planning. He writes on advice, superannuation, investment, banking and insurance issues, is a certified SMSF Adviser and holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning.
Limited scope, benchmarking issues and a failure to identify diversification risks were some of the key issues plaguing the proposed performance test according to speakers called up by the Senate hearing in Sydney Wednesday morning.
Tahn SharpeApril 7, 2021
Credit and real estate experts have described the differing degrees to which the pandemic has affected markets and the extent to which the memory of the GFC has affected the recovery.
Tahn SharpeApril 1, 2021
While he doesn't advocate forced vaccinations, the world-renowned medical professor and heart and lung intensive care specialist expressed frustration with poor leadership and the media "beat up" on blood clots, which has undermined confidence in the global vaccine rollout.
Tahn SharpeMarch 24, 2021
Despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic, investment operations executives reveal a number of “mindset shifts” have actually improved work processes by bringing innovation and forward thinking to the fore.
Tahn SharpeMarch 23, 2021
The pandemic and a changing technology environment are rapidly shifting the recruitment landscape for investment management operations teams, according to financial services specialists in human resources.
Tahn SharpeMarch 15, 2021
Offshore is becoming attractive for funds willing to look outside the traditional staples of the asset class as long as they have the right team picking the right assets, a panel of consultants has discussed.
Tahn SharpeMarch 8, 2021
The world's sovereign wealth funds are using their combined $30 trillion war chest to build in-house teams and become more active investors in infrastructure, communications and the tech sector. Multiple mandates are becoming the norm according to Winston Ma, with strategic development goals as important as investment returns.
Tahn SharpeFebruary 17, 2021
The $50 billion fund's deputy CIO - brought onto the panel to replace a sick Sam Sicilia - said the fund had enough liquidity amidst the early release scheme to manage "well beyond even the worst scenario we could imagine".
Tahn SharpeFebruary 10, 2021