Investment consultants are being spread thinner across an increasingly broad base as super funds are forced to share the top minds with wealth managers, charities, universities and anyone else with a knowledge gap to fill.
The harms done by high frequency traders are outweighed by the benefits of historically low trading costs, a CFA Institute study has shown. Dr Svi Rosov, an analyst in the capital markets policy group at the CFA Institute, analysed trading and quote data from 150 large- and small-cap stocks from the US, UK and France […]
David Murray is urging the government not to get bogged down in sectional interests in superannuation when making new policy. The chair of the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) made the comments at the CFA’s Australia Investment Conference in Sydney, where he hit out at what he saw as the sectional positioning since the publication of […]
Changing the way in which job adverts are written and requiring search firms to include relevant female candidates have been recommended to increase gender diversity in the investment industry. Heather Brilliant, CFA board member and chief executive of Morningstar Australia, told attendees at the CFA Societies’ Australia Investment Conference in Sydney, that single sex investment […]
A wake-up call for governments worldwide on the need to tackle a looming shortfall in retirement savings has been made by the Global CFA Institute. Using research taken from the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index, a CFA report entitled An Ideal Retirement System calls for a more sustainable and equitable distribution of tax breaks as […]
Restoring trust in the funds management industry, through improved personal integrity, is mutually beneficial to the end investor and to funds management firms, a panel of industry participants said at a CFA Society lunch yesterday, launching the “Putting the Investor First” week. http://www.cfainstitute.org/learning/future/getinvolved/Pages/community.aspx Investor First Week is part of CFA Institute’s global Future of Finance […]