Investors

Infra investors cannot escape the fact that asset prices are formed in a market, where systematic risk exists, a reality that covid-19 has underscored further, the research institute says in a recent study.
Turnpike Toll
After lockdowns led to financial duress, S&P Global Ratings’ Trevor d’Olier-Lees and Dhaval Shah see an uncertain road to recovery.
Australia bank note money covid coronavirus face mask
After a change in the rules allowed members to withdraw almost A$16bn from their accounts, We investigate whether the sector is able to absorb the shock.
Lacking any immediate demand risk, trains are proving defensive to the shock of covid-19. However, the crisis is raising medium- and long-term questions.
Boris Johnson’s extraordinary ‘I am not a communist’ moment will have dashed the hopes of an expectant private sector.
II cover story Jul_Aug 2020
With the coronavirus grounding air travel to a halt and the industry bracing itself for prolonged disruption, we investigate what investors are doing to make these assets return to good health.
Wind farm Western Australia
The A$52 billion industry superfund has set a target to achieve net zero emissions in its portfolio by 2050, with renewables set to play a major role in the transition.
Australian currency
Senator Jane Hume, assistant minister for superannuation, argues that the early super withdrawal scheme has gone ‘exceptionally well’ to date with only 0.5% of the whole system’s assets withdrawn.
coronavirus
A study from fund administrator Gen II Fund Services sheds light on how fund managers expected the pandemic to affect their valuations.
Opposition from within the governing coalition has led to the project being placed on the backburner until after the general election in September.
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