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JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Australians are still perplexed by financial advice and its increased accessibility and affordability through technology - and big data isn't helping.
KARREN VERGARA   The practicality of the Federal Government's proposed first home superannuation saver scheme is raising concerns with several financial advisers.
ALEX BURKE   A comprehensive review of Praemium chief executive Michael Ohanessian's termination and subsequent reinstatement determined the previous board acted inappropriately and unreasonably.
KARREN VERGARA   The CFA Institute is partnering with a United Nations-backed organisation to determine why investment managers aren't standardising environmental, social and governance factors across all asset classes.
ALEX BURKE   One of Australia's largest life insurers is entering a joint venture with a not-for-profit health fund and a financial services provider to launch a new combined life and health insurance brand.
KARREN VERGARA   Life insurance companies reported a 146% boost in revenue, but failed to improve bottom line performance in the 12 months to March, according the latest APRA performance statistics.
KARREN VERGARA   Benefit payments for self-managed superannuation fund members jumped by 71% in the March quarter, indicating a last-ditch effort to re-adjust balances head of the July 1 legislative changes to super.
KARREN VERGARA   Self-managed superannuation fund software provider Class has partnered with an online financial adviser in a move that will give accountants the power to offer financial advice to clients without an AFSL.
BENJAMIN ONG   If Monsieur Benoit Coeure's - member of the executive board of the European Central Bank (ECB) - recent comments are any indication, don't expect any changes in ECB monetary policy settings anytime soon.
BENJAMIN ONG   As the "permanent income hypothesis" states, consumer spending depends on workers' expectations of the permanency of their current and future incomes.
DARREN SNYDER   Foreign trusts generating foreign income in New Zealand will now face significant disclosure requirements but still won't have any NZ income tax obligations.
EMMA RAPAPORT   The Federal Opposition is acting to protect employees and small businesses from phoenix activity through a package of proposed reforms.
ALEX BURKE   Legg Mason affiliate Western Asset appointed a new investment specialist.
EMMA RAPAPORT   A global real estate investment management firm with $47.5 billion in assets under management is broadening its Australia and New Zealand presence with the appointment of a new managing director, client service and marketing for Australia and New Zealand.
DARREN SNYDER   Superannuation fund members with balances less than $100,000 are showing greater customer satisfaction levels among retail funds as opposed to industry fund competitors.
ALEX DUNNIN AND STEPHEN FAY   Competition in superannuation is continuing to gather pace with the launch of GROW Super, the latest boutique direct product aimed at millennials.
EMMA RAPAPORT   The Financial Services Council, in conjunction with professional services firm EY, is calling on the nation's most innovative fintech developers to help revolutionise the Australian wealth and asset management industry by taking part in the inaugural EY WAMTech PitchFest.
ALEX BURKE   Financial data feed provider InvestmentLink is launching a new cloud-based platform targeted at financial planners looking to provide outcomes-oriented advice to clients.
ALEX BURKE   The Australian chair of one of the world's largest iron ore producers recently made the largest ever donation by a living Australian to a range of charitable causes.
ALEX BURKE   The founder of global accounting firm MYOB and Xero's second-largest individual shareholder is gradually reducing his Xero holdings to fund philanthropic activity.
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