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News & Insights

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The heat is on

The heat has been on with central banks around the world trying to keep inflation under control. We have seen three consecutive rate rises by the RBA, the most numerous since 2010. We have observed similar monetary policy tightening action in…
/ by Lukasz de Pourbaix

20% of super fund options estimated to fail the Choice performance test

With a huge array of government initiatives reshaping super in recent years, none was more keenly watched than the inaugural performance test of 80 MySuper products. The regulator found that 13 of the 80 products assessed were deemed to…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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Market Update - May 2022

In this video, Lukasz de Pourbaix, Executive Director and CIO of Lonsec Investment Solutions provides an update on what's been happening in the markets, with market volatility and inflation. Lukasz then explains what this means for the Lonsec…
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The perfect storm

A look at Chinese equity managers’ performance over 18 months to March 2022. To say that the last several months have been difficult for the investment landscape within China would be an understatement. For the 18 months ending March 2022,…
/ by Hira Sakrani

The second age of globalisation is beginning to buckle

Originally published in The Australian, 7 May 2022 This article presents the views of Alan Dupont and do not necessarily reflect those of Lonsec. The ripple effects of the Russo-Ukrainian war are spreading and intensifying. Deglobalisation…
/ by Alan Dupont
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Why do we have Fixed Income as part of your broader portfolios?

Fixed Income is added to a broad portfolio of assets for several reasons. They include: Return: Frequent income from the cash flows of the coupon or interest payments to stabilise the risk and return of your client’s portfolio. Defensive:…
/ by Ron Mehmet
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Lonsec Listed Managed Portfolios Update

Quarterly Update - Q1 2022 Global equities were the Listed portfolios’ main detractor from returns over the quarter. Although the BetaShares NASDAQ 100 and VanEck MSCI International Quality ETFs bounced back in March, both finished the…
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Lonsec Sustainable Managed Portfolios Update

Quarterly Update - Q1 2022 The first quarter of the year was a particularly challenging period for the Sustainable portfolios as the Russian invasion of Ukraine pushed oil and gas prices higher. The energy sector outperformed the less carbon-intensive…
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Lonsec Fund Managers Corporate Update
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Lonsec Multi-Asset Managed Portfolios Update

Quarterly Update - Q1 2022 From a portfolio perspective, geopolitical risks, such as the current Russia/Ukraine conflict, are typically hard to position for. What we tend to see is that the market tends to respond sharply and then recover…
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Events

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Lonsec Insights: Global Equities Manager in Focus

With global equity markets experiencing protracted volatility as they attempt to price in expectations on interest rates, it is now more important than ever to understand how fund managers are navigating this volatility and the outlook for the…
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Lonsec Fund Managers Corporate Update
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Lonsec Retire Webinar - Rising Interest Rates: Understanding the Risk for Retirement Portfolios

RECORDING is now available. See below. With interest rates rising for the first time in ten years, there is uncertainty as to where this will land – and what this means for retirement portfolios. While interest rate rises will be a welcome…
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Lonsec Symposium 2022 - A WHOLE NEW WORLD

RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE Crypto, geo-political instability, post-pandemic recovery, advice evolution and more. With inflation rising to the highest levels in 30 years in Europe and the US, markets pricing in interest rate rises, and crypto…
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Lonsec Sustainability Webinar - Green Bonds or Green Washing

RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE The dramatic growth of green bond market in 2021 has been matched by the growth of green bond funds. But how do we know the bonds are indeed green or just being greenwashed? In the next Lonsec Sustainability webinar,…
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Lonsec Fund Managers Corporate Update
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Lonsec Retire: Achieving income targets with a diversified portfolio

With historically low interest rates, have retirement portfolios become over reliant on equities to generate income? Recording is now available. Join us for our third webinar in the series on generating income for retirement portfolios to…
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Lonsec Crypto Asset Webinar
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Crypto Asset: where to for advice?

Lonsec Webinar Series - Crypto Assets Where to for product, portfolio and advice? In a recent survey conducted by Monochrome Asset Management, 77% of Financial Advisers said that they had received queries about crypto assets investments…
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UNPACKING THE ‘S’ IN ESG

RECORDING AVAILABLE Lonsec Sustainability Webinar - Unpacking the 'S' in ESG As ESG investing becomes more mainstream, Advisers and their clients have built a good understanding of Environmental and Governance risks but the ‘S’ –…
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SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards 2021
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Lonsec and SuperRatings Fund of the Year Awards 2021

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Event details Date: Thursday 28 October, 3:00 PM The event will be held virtually, but the awards continue to be very real. As the pandemic environment has posed ongoing challenges across investment markets and…
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Lonsec Retire Webinar: Why income from equities is increasingly important for retirement

With interest rates at historic lows and likely to remain so, many investors rely on equities for generating income from their portfolios. From our discussions with advisers, we have found that many are grappling with the best way to structure…
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