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KARREN VERGARA   Nominations for the Asteron Life and the Association of Financial Advisers' annual Excellence in Education Award are now open.
KARREN VERGARA   An advice dealer group is welcoming a former AMP advice manager to head its Queensland business as part of the boutique firm's expansion strategy.
ALEX BURKE   Value investing is set for a comeback after two years of underperformance - but only for managers willing to put in the hard yards.
ALEX BURKE   ANZ entered into an agreement to sell its Vietnamese retail business to an NYSE-listed South Korean group.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Asteron Life is rewarding financial adviser's clients who have a healthy lifestyle with the introduction of several life insurance discounts.
KARREN VERGARA   Listed financial advice firm ClearView criticised the Financial Services Council's life insurance approved product list draft standard as superficial and ineffectual, saying it will only allow sub-par practices to continue.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Self-managed superannuation funds will be banned from direct borrowing under an expanded housing affordability policy unveiled by the Federal Opposition today.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Financial advisers can now manage the entire needs of SMSF clients through a new purpose built, cloud-based solution.
BENJAMIN ONG   French indecision is underscored by the choice of centrist Emmanuel Macron (23.8% based on preliminary results) and far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen (21.6%) - two candidates with different visions for the future of France.
DARREN SNYDER   KPMG economists highlight some of Australia's poorest citizens are taking on negatively geared property investments when there's a clear inability to manage the financial risks.
DARREN SNYDER   Twelve months in to its public commitment to place more focus on protecting consumer interests, the banking industry still needs to persuade the community that change is being made.
EMMA RAPAPORT   ASIC and Indonesia's Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) have entered a co-operation agreement to promote innovation in financial services in the regulators' respective markets.
DARREN SNYDER   A former national manager at BT Financial Group is now heading financial advice at Fortnum Private Wealth.
ALEX BURKE   AMP Capital has appointed a new head of its institutional and corporate business.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Superannuation funds with more than £10 billion ($17 billion) in assets under management should seriously consider implementing an internal investment management strategy, a leading UK pension expert says.
ALEX DUNNIN   A Rainmaker study of extra benefits and features being offered by super funds in Australia reveals that technology and communication-oriented features are the most active area of product development.
ALEX DUNNIN   A Rainmaker study of extra benefits and features being offered by super funds in Australia reveals that technology and communication-oriented features are the most active area of product development.
KARREN VERGARA   Global bank Wells Fargo is launching an artificial intelligence-driven customer service 'chat' experience within Facebook's Messenger application.
MICHELLE BALTAZAR   Leading Australian philanthropists were honoured for the impact of their giving at the 2017 Philanthropy Australia Awards held this week in Melbourne.
EMMA RAPAPORT   Collective and collaborative giving is on the rise in Australia, with more than a third of philanthropists suggesting they give as a group as well as individually.
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