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JAMIE WILLIAMSON
Some of Sydney's blue-chip suburbs are among the top postcodes missing out on $18 billion in unclaimed superannuation.
KARREN VERGARA
Life insurers need "common sense" when designing more affordable products that are sustainable for consumers and will create sustainable businesses for financial advisers, according to a new ANZ whitepaper.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON
As per CommInsure's commitment to regularly review its offering, the life insurer launched a new income protection product and enhanced its existing TPD and trauma products.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON
Netwealth is selling its financial advice subsidiaries, choosing to instead focus on its platform and managed accounts solutions.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   With four months to go the majority of risk advisers are still not prepared for impending changes to remuneration to be brought by the Life Insurance Framework taking effect in January 2018.
KARREN VERGARA   Numerous financial advisers are resisting change and not doing enough to increase the value of their practice when the time calls for a successful exit and comfortable retirement.
ALEX BURKE   A European manager with more than $1 billion in assets has received a mandate to invest in the Australian market.
ALEX BURKE   An ASX-listed healthcare firm, currently subject to a potential class action by shareholders which include major Australian asset managers, has complied with an ASIC infringement notice because it has "more important business priorities at this time."
KARREN VERGARA   Life insurers need "common sense" when designing more affordable products that are sustainable for consumers and will create sustainable businesses for financial advisers, according to a new ANZ whitepaper.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The Commonwealth Bank has sold 100% of its Australian and New Zealand life insurance businesses to AIA Group for $3.8 billion.
EMMA RAPAPORT   The Self-Managed Super Fund Association is repeating its calls for a "sustained period of stability" in the superannuation system, telling the Productivity Commission that legislative change and speculation is an impediment to an efficient system that can deliver the best retirement savings outcomes for members.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The rise of the millennial self-managed superannuation fund investor augurs well for the future, presenting a potentially lucrative business proposition for financial advisers.
BENJAMIN ONG   The Fed decision and the forward guidance were more or less what markets had been expecting and were positioned for all along. But the fed funds rate should be at 2.75% next year.
BENJAMIN ONG   Given latest iron ore pricing, the Budget appears to be safe (as far as its forecasts go). But the strengthening A$ -- if it becomes persistent - would negatively impact Australian trade and the domestic economy overall.
ALEX BURKE   Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen slammed the Turnbull Government's decision to proceed with its nomination for ASIC's next chair.
ALEX BURKE   The Government today extended the existing equity crowdfunding framework, giving retail investors access to start-ups and small businesses.
EMMA RAPAPORT   A former Australian Attorney General was appointed to the board of Dexus Funds Management following Elizabeth Alexander's decision to not stand for re-election as an independent director.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Munro Partners, a global absolute return equity specialist, appointed a former London-based senior investment manager to the newly created role of portfolio manager.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Some of Sydney's blue-chip suburbs are among the top postcodes missing out on $18 billion in unclaimed superannuation.
EMMA RAPAPORT   The Federal Government is planning to turn superannuation on its head with a package of reforms introduced by Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer yesterday.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Clients of BGL Corporate Solutions and Xero will see their compliance workloads reduced following the integration of Simple Fund 360 and CAS 360 with Xero Practice Manager.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   BNP Paribas Asset Management is adding digital advisory services to enhance the digitalisation of its distributors, buying a majority stake in a Belgian fintech.
KARREN VERGARA   Citi will treble its Australian wealth management business by 2020, announcing plans to rapidly expand its client base and increase staff by more than 100 over the next three years.
ALEX BURKE   A prominent Australian family office entered into a placement with an ASX-listed asset manager, bringing its total investment to $55 million.
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