THINKING AHEAD INSTITUTE

Funds management

The financial services group is the sole Australian firm to sit among the top 50 investment managers across the globe, but Australian firms have seen a decrease in AUM ov...

Funds management

There is a growing concentration among the top 20 managers whose market share increased to 44% of total assets, according to the Thinking Ahead Institute....

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Superannuation

The Your Future Your Super reforms shift a reference portfolio from “being usefully operational to being detrimentally behavioural”, the Thinking Ahead Institute believes...

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Superannuation

Super fund AustralianSuper has risen to be recognised as one of the top 50 largest asset owners in the world, with US$129,095 in assets. ...

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Funds management

Macquarie Group has ranked as the largest asset manager in Australia with US$412 billion ($583 billion), significantly greater than its nearest rival....

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Funds management

Institutional investors should not measure investment impact in isolation and focus more on linking it to value creation for stakeholders. ...

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Superannuation

Australian superannuation funds have been shown to have significantly outperformed their international peers in 2019 – something which has likely changed in 2020....

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Financial planning

Investment industry, which lacks learning from experience when it comes to improving investment committee practices and governance, should follow the aircraft industry’s ...

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Features

Oksana Patron finds out how advisers can incorporate alternative investment strategies into their clients’ portfolio, what they need to understand about alternative inves...

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Funds management

Asset managers are walking the talk on environmental, social, and governance issues as assets managed according to ESG principles increased by 17.8% in 2018, according to...

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Financial planning

Research from the Thinking Ahead Institute showed the future of defined contributions systems are crucial in the development for retirement systems globally....

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Funds management

Global temperature change, global trade collapse and cyber warfare are the three biggest risks for financial markets according to a report....

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Funds management

Only a small proportion of asset managers have measured and actively manage their own culture, according to a research paper by the Thinking Ahead Institute (TAI)....

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Superannuation

Defined contribution assets in pension markets have overtaken defined benefit assets for the first time in what could be construed as a vote of confidence in Australia’s ...

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People & Products

Former Russell Investments executive, Bob Collie, has joined the Thinking Ahead Institute....

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Adnan

It is fascinating to see that this year - 2 funds (Mine Super & CFS FirstChoice Employer Super) which failed APRA Perfor...

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Mitch VB

Thanks for providing us even more work in educating clients on the growth/ defensive splits of all these "top" performer...

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JohnM

Why would you do that for? It would be a case of the same circus, different clowns....

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Insignia Financial has unveiled a new operating model and executive team, including a new head of advice, while three senior executives are set to depart the licensee....

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The $280 billion Australian Retirement Trust is the first superannuation fund off the block to report its performance for the 2023-24 financial year....

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ASIC has permanently banned a former Western Australia-based financial adviser after he falsified his adviser exam certificate....

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