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Investment Strategy

No large salary increases in 2014, despite increase in positive sentiment

Salaries for most back and middle office staff in superannuation funds will only rise in line with inflation in 2014, predicts specialist recruitment firm Robert Walters. The exceptions are for candidates in the areas of information technology and compliance. Andrew Hanson, director of financial services, market, sales and legal at Robert Walters, sees indications for […]
Investment Strategy

Custodians weather the storm as assets inch up despite crisis

Custodians overall increased their assets under administration and custody over the past six months as markets rebounded somewhat and clients continued to direct money towards the safest houses. Most of the custodian banks, which were the beneficiaries of government support during the crisis of the previous 12 months, weathered the storm relatively comfortably compared with […]
Investment Strategy

Custodians weather the storm as assets inch up despite crisis

Custodians overall increased their assets under administration and custody over the past six months as markets rebounded somewhat and clients continued to direct money towards the safest houses. Most of the custodian banks, which were the beneficiaries of government support during the crisis of the previous 12 months, weathered the storm relatively comfortably compared with […]
Hedge Funds

Time for tailored solutions to group risk

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Hedge Funds

Time for tailored solutions to group risk

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Hedge Funds

Aussie dollar way too cheap – BT boss

Even a bearish view on the prospects for continued growth in Asia would see fair value for the Australian dollar at US75c or higher, according to Dirk Morris, a currency expert and chief executive of BT Investment Management who was at the Reserve Bank when the Australian dollar floated in 1983.
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