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Online service most highly rated

HESTA was the top-scoring fund in a survey of member-satisfaction levels carried out by CoreData Consulting, which has highlighted the need for more tailored member communications. Four out of five members (79.5 per cent) surveyed said they were satisfied with HESTA, compared to an average rating of 62 per cent for all funds after respondents were […]
Investment Strategy

Australia’s ‘regional hub’ dream stymied by tax system

Australia’s vast distance from the world’s financial centres and its complicated taxation system are strong barriers to offshore fund managers setting up an office here to pursue their growth strategies in Asia-Pacific markets. Surveying managers attending the Opportunity Australia conferences in London, New York and San Francisco, law firm Henry Davis York (HDY) found that […]
Investment Strategy

Australia’s ‘regional hub’ dream stymied by tax system

Australia’s vast distance from the world’s financial centres and its complicated taxation system are strong barriers to offshore fund managers setting up an office here to pursue their growth strategies in Asia-Pacific markets. Surveying managers attending the Opportunity Australia conferences in London, New York and San Francisco, law firm Henry Davis York (HDY) found that […]
Administration

Counterparty risk prompts changes in sec lending

More than two thirds of the institutions that made changes to their sec lending programs on the back of the global financial crisis cited less confidence in counterparty stability as the driver, research has revealed, however less than 20 per cent suspended participation following the market volatility. A survey by RBC Dexia of 86 investment […]
Administration

Counterparty risk prompts changes in sec lending

More than two thirds of the institutions that made changes to their sec lending programs on the back of the global financial crisis cited less confidence in counterparty stability as the driver, research has revealed, however less than 20 per cent suspended participation following the market volatility. A survey by RBC Dexia of 86 investment […]
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