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News & Insights

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UniSuper takes top spot in 2019

For consumers, 2019 was a year best forgotten as negative economic news created an almost perpetual drag on sentiment and global uncertainty resulted in repeated bouts of volatility. But for investors, including Australia’s 15 million super…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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Super funds give consumers solace during tough 2019

Super funds are on track to finish 2019 with the strongest returns in years, defying fears of a market fade in the final quarter. While market conditions have been challenging, investors have not yet succumbed to the negative economic headlines,…
/ by Kirby Rappell
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2019 ends with a ‘mini-cycle’

Markets continued their upward trajectory in November. When you look at the returns across key asset classes over the last 12 months most asset classes have generated double digit returns. Growth assets such as equities and listed real assets…
/ by Lukasz de Pourbaix
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APRA heatmaps should be put on ice

The question no-one wants to ask is – Why are APRA collecting, interpreting and then publishing information in the public domain? The answer is simple – They shouldn’t be! Instead of regulating, APRA are now trying to play the shame…
/ by Jeff Bresnahan
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Private markets are opening up for retail investors, but it’s not an even playing field

Private markets have long been the domain of institutional investors. With benefits such as higher return potential, lower volatility, lower correlation to traditional listed assets, and enhanced diversification, it’s not hard to see why they…
/ by Deanne Baker
Super funds rebuild momentum in December quarter
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Super funds rebuild momentum in December quarter

Super funds are off to a positive start in the December quarter, regaining momentum following a rocky September and paving the way for double-digit returns for the 2019 calendar year. While markets have come under pressure in recent months,…
/ by Kirby Rappell

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…
/ by Gordon Toy

Lonsec 2020 Award Winners Confirmed!

Congratulations to all of the award winners and finalists for this year's SuperRatings and Lonsec Fund of the Year Awards Dinner. A full list of the awards is available below. Lonsec Disruptor Award Drawn from the Lonsec rated universe, products…
/ by Libby Newman
Super fund member searching for yield

Super funds in search of income as rates fall

Super funds have managed to push through a challenging quarter for markets, posting gains in September and recovering from August’s falls. Despite the recent volatility and geopolitical risks that have shaken global markets in recent months,…
/ by Kirby Rappell

Events

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Lonsec Symposium 2020

Make sure you keep Tuesday, 5 May 2020 free in your diary for the Lonsec Symposium. It will be held at the International Convention Centre in Sydney. The Lonsec Symposium 2020 will feature leading speakers offering real insights and actionable…
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Irate Training Webinar

Lonsec Irate Training Schedule Did you know Lonsec offers a weekly training webinar to help you get most out of your iRate Subscription?  This rolling weekly webinar program includes sessions which provide an overview of iRate, Lonsec's…
/ by Lonsec
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What our clients say

The Lonsec managed portfolios have provided efficient and transparent portfolios that enable our clients to clearly understand what investments they own. They enable us as advisers to provide informed and detailed discussion about known investments.

Peter Hastie Stinson Hastie & Co

Do it – I did recently and now wonder why I took so long to make the decision. Regular training webinars, telephone support and friendly staff who know their product.

Lindsay WilsonFinassure Pty Ltd

We use Lonsec’s expertise in our Investment Committee to drive our SMA portfolios. Importantly, the Lonsec team are great to work with. We have found that our relationship with Lonsec is based on trust and a collaborative, team approach to doing business.

Dr John MorrisonValant Capital

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