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Opposition wants to postpone vote on FoFA bill
By Laura Millan  |  In Financial Planning
12:30 pm

AustralianSuper to charge for over-the-phone advice
By James Fernyhough  |  In Superannuation
12:30 pm
AustralianSuper has told members it will soon start charging for over-the-phone advice relating to transition to retirement strategies. Read more
Advice associations under conflict of interest on professionalism: ASIC
By Laura Millan  |  In Financial Planning
12:35 pm
Advice industry self-regulation is not an appropriate model to increase professionalism in the financial advice industry, as associations have "an inevitable conflict of interest," the Australian Securities ... Read more

Cbus, NZ Super join Mercer climate change risk study
By James Fernyhough  |  In Superannuation
12:30 pm
Cbus and the New Zealand Super Fund have joined a number of international investors backing Mercer's new study of the investment risks and returns under climate change scenarios. Read more

ASIC bans former Synchron adviser
By Staff writer  |  In Regulatory
11:40 am
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has banned a former Synchron financial adviser from providing financial services for five years for failing to provide Statements of Advice ... Read more

Dover in search of compliance staff
By Laura Millan  |  In Financial Planning
12:35 pm
Dealer group Dover Financial Advisers has appointed a new executive to the compliance team and identified the need for at least two more to accommodate advice firms' growth. Read more
Cutting edge data tool finds super members most likely to defect
By Mark Smith  |  In Superannuation
12:10 pm
The latest generation of data analytics software can tell super fund bosses who is most likely to leave their fund, and what to do to make them stay. Read more

BNP Paribas granted on-shore renminbi licence
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
12:05 pm
The asset management arm of BNP Paribas has been granted a RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) license by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC). Read more

Market wrap
By AAP  |  In Economics
12:40 pm
The Australian share market has picked up as investors rebound from the sell-off on Monday and a poor start on Tuesday. Read more

By Benjamin Ong  |  In Economics
9:50 am
Fifteen point zero nine points or just a little over 0.28%. This is all the All Ordinaries index need to slip by today to take it back to square one - where it was at the start of 2014. Read more

Link Group to buy Superpartners
By James Fernyhough  |  In Superannuation
1:35 pm
Link Group is set to buy member administrator Superpartners from its industry super funds owners, AustralianSuper, HESTA, Cbus, HOSTPLUS and MTAA Super. Read more

ASX celebrates record revenues
By Staff writer  |  In Investment
12:35 pm
ASX chairman Rick Holliday-Smith has used his annual general meeting to celebrate what he called the company's "record revenues and earnings", and to urge shareholders to vote in favour of chief executive ... Read more

Market Wrap AM
By AAP  |  In Economics
9:10 am
The Australian market looks set to open lower after Wall Street fell decisively amid profit taking and anxiety about Chinese economic growth. Read more
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