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Entries by Gordon Toy

The value of efficient portfolio implementation in volatile times

Whether in business, investing or life generally, when circumstances change, we need to be able to adapt quickly. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to transform our family, social and professional lives in a matter of weeks while contending with the uncertainty of lockdown and social distancing measures. For trust-based businesses that rely on face-to-face […]

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Media release: Lonsec extends full Managed Portfolio offering to BT Panorama users

Lonsec has partnered with BT Financial Group to make its suite of Listed and Retirement Managed Portfolios available on the BT Panorama platform. BT Panorama users now have access to all three of Lonsec’s Managed Portfolios, with the Multi-Asset Managed Portfolios already available on the platform. “We’re very pleased to partner with BT to enable their […]

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Lonsec’s Retirement Managed Portfolios now available on AMP MyNorth

Lonsec has partnered with AMP to make its Retirement Managed Portfolios available via MyNorth Managed Portfolio. The portfolios harness the depth and breadth of Australia’s leading research provider, allowing users to build high-quality retirement solutions incorporating Lonsec’s best investment ideas. Underpinning the portfolios is Lonsec’s strict quality criteria, requiring funds to be rated ‘Recommended’ or higher […]

Super funds face a high bar in 2020

Super members have every reason to be optimistic about 2020, but when it comes to a repeat of 2019’s double-digit returns, it would be wise to temper expectations. According to estimates from leading research house SuperRatings, 2019 was the best year for superannuation funds since 2013, with the median balanced option returning 13.8%. Despite a […]

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Lonsec helps investors through the ESG maze

Lonsec has partnered with specialist data provider Sustainable Platform to enable its research users to assess the social and environmental sustainability of their clients’ investments. Lonsec will continue to assess fund managers’ processes against the principles of Responsible Investing as part of its investment rating, however will also introduce a new rating to go beyond […]

One conversation can win or lose an advice client

Financial advisers are operating within a paradox. On the one hand, the industry is still reeling from the blow of the Royal Commission and the high levels of mistrust within the community towards the financial services sector. On the other hand, there’s every sign that demand for quality financial advice is growing – to the […]

Lonsec number one among advisers for fourth year running

Lonsec has again been voted Research House of the Year according to an annual survey of financial advisers and fund managers conducted by and reported in Money Management magazine. Lonsec this year was considered highly regarded among advisers for the quality of its staff, its model portfolio capabilities, value for money, the quality of its […]

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