December 20, 2015

Wouter Klijn

Insto Report closure a sign of the times

(pictured: Wouter Klijn) by Greg Bright Specialist publishers, such as those of us in the funds industry ‘trades’, have thought that we may well be the last people standing as the digital revolution rolled over generalist magazines and newspapers first. That

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Happy Christmas and worry about this… from CheckRisk

Global investment risk consultancy CheckRisk has produced its annual assessment of the year ahead, just in time for Christmas cheer and best wishes for clients. It’s a scary Christmas card but at least it’s interesting. The UK-based firm, founded by

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Rob De Dominicis

De Dominicis takes over at GBST amid share selling pressure

(pictured: Rob De Dominicis)  The ASX-listed global software vendor GBST Holdings has confirmed insider Rob De Dominicis as its new managing director amid sustained selling pressure from its long-term shareholders, including recently retired managing director Stephen Lake. Lake announced on

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Xero stars for Australasia in global fintech report

Wellington-based accounting software firm Xero was the highest-ranked Australasian company in the 2015 KPMG/H2 Ventures ‘Fintech 100’ list published last week. There were nine Australian companies ranked beneath it in the global 100. Xero, the only NZ company on the

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Grant Kennaway

Morningstar’s new ‘Prospects’ report for pre-rated funds

(pictured: Grant Kennaway) Morningstar has published its first ‘Morningstar Australia Prospects’ report, a sort-of Morningstar Lite, which lists 26 funds that may be worthy of greater investor attention although they have not yet been fully analysed by the research house. Morningstar

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