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Introducing the buzzword of ‘09

Here we all were talking about a return to simplicity in the financial ser­vices industry, and along comes another piece of jargon. Justin Pascoe of VFMC will prob­ably take the blame for introducing “stractical” to the industry, during his addresses to the Investment Manage­ment Consultants Association confer­ences in Sydney and Melbourne last December. As the […]
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Pretty in pink: Mothers Day Classic 2008

Last year, Mothers Day Classic walkers and runners helped the event organisers to achieve their long-standing goal of raising $3 million within a decade of bringing the annual event into being – proving that all of those early Sunday morning efforts from participants have been well worth the strain. The 2007 turnout, numbering 50,000 nationwide, […]
Hedge Funds

Pretty in pink: Mothers Day Classic 2008

Last year, Mothers Day Classic walkers and runners helped the event organisers to achieve their long-standing goal of raising $3 million within a decade of bringing the annual event into being – proving that all of those early Sunday morning efforts from participants have been well worth the strain. The 2007 turnout, numbering 50,000 nationwide, […]
Hedge Funds

Make the cheque for your funeral the first one to bounce

Admitting you are an actuary has probably never been a great conversation-starter at dinner parties, and the profession’s preoccupation with death and mortality tables doesn’t help. Visiting Australia for the FEAL Fund Executives Forum last month, one of Russell Investment Group’s most senior human abacuses, director of strategic advice Don Ezra, called for a name […]
Hedge Funds

Make the cheque for your funeral the first one to bounce

Admitting you are an actuary has probably never been a great conversation-starter at dinner parties, and the profession’s preoccupation with death and mortality tables doesn’t help. Visiting Australia for the FEAL Fund Executives Forum last month, one of Russell Investment Group’s most senior human abacuses, director of strategic advice Don Ezra, called for a name […]