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Sydney rates highly in global cities report
24 May 2011
Sydney has rated highly in PWC’s recent Cities of Opportunity report, finishing fifth among 26 cities ranked according to key indicators.
Australia continues to be an attractive destination for FDI
6 May 2011
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Australia continues to grow, demonstrating investor confidence in the strong Australian economy. Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics* shows that, year on year, FDI into Australia grew by 7.5 per c ...
Data Alert: Australia’s Managed Funds Assets now at A$1.8 trillion
11 Mar 2011
Australia had A$1.79 trillion (US$1.82 trillion) in Funds Under Management (FUM) in the December quarter 2010. Australia’s FUM are equivalent to over 130 per cent of the country’s nominal GDP and represents around 126 per cent of domestic equity mark ...
Data Alert: Australian superannuation fund assets exceed US$1 trillion
15 Feb 2011
On 19 January 2011, the Australian Government announced changes to the income tax treatment of investment income of foreign funds, which will make it more likely foreign-based funds will use Australian-based fund managers.
Data Alert: Exemption for Investment Income of Foreign Funds Announced
7 Feb 2011
On 19 January 2011, the Australian Government announced changes to the income tax treatment of investment income of foreign funds, which will make it more likely foreign-based funds will use Australian-based fund managers.
Data Alert: Australia’s Responsible Investment Exceeds A$18 billion
7 Dec 2010
Increasing concerns over global environment and social issues are prompting investors to take more notice of Responsible Investment in Australia’s financial markets. According to the Benchmark Report 2010 released by the Responsible Investment Asso ...
US risk management analytics provider opens regional office in Australia
6 Dec 2010
Attracted by the increasing opportunities offered by Australia’s financial markets, the New York-based provider of cross-asset analytics for derivatives valuations and risk management, Numerix, has opened a regional sales office in Sydney.
November 2010 International Data Comparison (IDC)
19 Nov 2010
An easy-to-read comparison of Australia’s performance and position across key economic and financial related indicators. The IDC has been updated to include data effective to 15 November 2010.
Data Alert: Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Remains Active
12 Nov 2010
The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Industry is one of the leaders in the Asia-Pacific region, managing a cumulative A$25 billion as at 30 June 2010, according to the 2010 yearbook, Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Activity ...
Data Alert: Australia has the Third Largest HNWI Population in the Asia-Pacific Region
13 Oct 2010
Asia-Pacific’s high net worth individuals (HNWIs) rose 26 per cent to 3 million in 2009, catching up with Europe’s HWNIs for the first time according to the 2010 Asia-Pacific Wealth Report released by Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and Capgem ...

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