Goldman Sachs

Investment Strategy

OPERA for everyone

The Open Protocol Enabling Risk Aggregation (OPERA) is a collaborative effort involving hedge fund managers, investors, prime brokers and administrators. A working group has released a template that aims to streamline reporting and provide standardised information in order to create efficiencies for both investors and managers.   Transparency and reporting demand Telstra Super’s head of […]
Custody

OPERA for everyone

The Open Protocol Enabling Risk Aggregation (OPERA) is a collaborative effort involving hedge fund managers, investors, prime brokers and administrators. A working group has released a template that aims to streamline reporting and provide standardised information in order to create efficiencies for both investors and managers.   Transparency and reporting demand Telstra Super’s head of […]
Investment Strategy

Steve Harker next Future Fund chairman

Steve Harker, who has been head of Morgan Stanley in Australia for 14 years, is to be appointed chairman of the $73 billion Future Fund, says a person familiar with the matter. The 56 year-old Harker has been head of the Wall Street firm’s Australian business since 1998. He joined New York-based Morgan Stanley from […]
CIO profiles

CIOs negative about bonds, positive on stocks

Chief investment officers surveyed by the Financial Services Council are negative about the prospects of international and Australian bonds, but are positive about stocks. The CIOs are also upbeat about Australian property investment but down on real estate overseas. Europe’s sovereign debt crisis is the biggest risk to investors this year, the survey reports. China’s […]