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EQT partners with ETF specialist

KARREN VERGARA
Equity Trustees has partnered with an exchange-traded fund manager to launch a global equity strategy.

IFM blames "unfounded" class action for Tandem worries

KANIKA SOOD
A Shine Lawyers class action against IFM portfolio company Tandem made it harder for the subcontracting firm to win business in the lead up to its administration, according to IFM Investors chief executive David Neal.

Pandemic hasn't killed retail: Airlie

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR
Despite doomsayers predictions, COVID-19 has not killed off the big Australian high street names in retail - actually, it may have benefited them.

ID_Land expands into funds management

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR
Property developer ID_Land announced it is getting into private funds management, targeting Australia's high-net-worths.

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