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Investment Strategy

Barclays Capital trifecta

Barclays Capital will launch its third fund in Australia, a global macro-style hedge fund, sometime this year. The London-based firm has already gathered about $60 million for two funds, a long-short commodities fund and a global stock fund. Barclays’ strategy is to cultivate asset consultants for a couple of years so that its funds will […]
Investment Strategy

KiwiSaver assets under management NZ$11.6 bln

KiwiSaver, New Zealand’s nationwide pension scheme, has boosted its assets under management to NZ$11.63 billion as of the end of last year. Funds under management rose 7.5 per cent or NZ$580 million on December 31 from September 30 when they were $10.82 billion. “There have been very strong flows, $500 billion a quarter for several […]
Investment Strategy

Australia is the 5th biggest pension fund market

Australia has had the highest-rate of growth in pension fund assets among so-called developed countries, says Towers Watson. In the last 10 years superannuation assets have increased 17 per cent per annum in Australia, says the consultants. The country is the world’s fifth-biggest pension fund market with US$1.3 trillion in assets. The size of Australia’s […]