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Ex-Deutsche Bank exec joins Woolworths board
By James Fernyhough  |  In Executive Appointments
1:00 pm

Call general advice 'sales': CBA
By Alice Uribe  |  In Regulatory
12:55 pm
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has recommended there be changes to the way that 'advice' is described in its second round submission that responds to the Financial System Inquiry's (FSI) Interim R ... Read more
FSI flooded with second round submissions
By Alice Uribe  |  In Regulatory
12:50 pm
More than 6,300 bodies, companies and individuals have provided second round submissions in response to the Financial System Inquiry's Interim Report which was released in July. Read more

Retirement phase top issue for super in FSI
By James Fernyhough  |  In Superannuation
12:50 pm
The superannuation industry has overwhelmingly focused on the shortfalls and challenges of the retirement phase of superannuation in their second submissions to the Financial System Inquiry. Read more

Market Wrap
By AAP  |  In Economics
11:15 am
The Australian stock market has opened flat despite reports that Russian that are actively fighting in eastern Ukraine spooking markets overnight. Read more

Impartiality of FWC Expert Panel challenged again
By James Fernyhough  |  In Superannuation
11:10 am
The impartiality of the Fair Work Commission's two Expert Panels has again been challenged, with Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie calling on member Tim Harcourt to resign on the grounds that he is "biased ... Read more

Equity Trustees lifts profit 12%
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
10:40 am
Equity Trustees after tax profit rose 12% for the full year following the acquisition of ANZ Trustees. Read more

Perpetual launches Global Share Fund on profit rise
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
10:40 am
Perpetual has added a new Global Share Fund to its stable of funds coinciding with a strong full year result for the fund manager. Read more

Super contributions back to pre-crisis levels
By Mark Smith  |  In Superannuation
10:40 am
Contributions to APRA-regulated superannuation funds are the strongest they've been since the on-set of the global financial crisis, according to a research report by the Financial Services Council (F ... Read more

Insurance through super saves $403 million
By Staff writer  |  In Superannuation
10:25 am
Insurance provided to people through their superannuation reduces the annual cost to government of social security by about $403 million, according to new research commissioned by the Association of Superannuation ... Read more

AFA Adviser of Year and Practice of Year semi-finalists announced
By Staff writer  |  In Financial Planning
10:25 am
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) and Zurich Financial Services Australia (Zurich) have announced the semi-finalists in the 2014 AFA Adviser of the Year and Practice of the Year Awards. Read more

Recycling the same old, same old
By Benjamin Ong  |  In Economics
9:55 am
Wall Street and the rest of 'em equity markets flashed red from New York to Rio and old London town as geo-political risks resurfaced following reports of Russian 'incursion' into Ukraine. Read more

Market wrap AM
By AAP  |  In Economics
9:05 am
The Australian market looks set to open lower after Wall Street ended a three day winning streak. Read more
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