Investment Strategy

Stephen Bramley joins Treasury Group

Stephen Bramley, the former head of institutional sales at Mercer in Australia, has joined boutique fund manager-backer Treasury Group as director of distribution. Andrew McGill. Treasury’s chief executive, says Bramley’s appointment has heralded a reorganisation in Treasury Group’s sales team. Peter Walsh, formerly head of retail distribution, has been appointed a director of distribution and […]
Investment Strategy

ASX to offer trading in depository receipts

ASX Group, operator of the 151-year old Australian stock market, plans to offer trading in international shares in an effort to turn the exchange into a vital link in 24-hour global trading. ASX plans to offer depositary receipts in miners Xstrata, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, bank HSBC Holdings and one other stock by July, subject […]
Investment Strategy

Hastings is bullish on debt, infrastructure

The executive director of alternative debt at $6.7 billion Hastings Funds Management expects the Australian debt market to no longer be the purview of the country’s banks. Steve Rankine reckons the local bond market will open up to a broader investor base. He says higher equity levels demanded by the Bank of International Settlements will […]