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ASIC puts an end to PIS monitoring program
By Laura Millan  |  In Financial Planning
12:35 pm

Brogden rejects cross-selling enticement fears
By James Fernyhough  |  In Superannuation
12:30 pm
Banks would not legally be able to offer incentives to business bank clients to entice them into their MySuper products, the Financial Services Council has said. Read more

WAM Capital posts record profit
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
12:25 pm
Wilson Asset Management's listed investment company, WAM Capital, has reported a record profit pre-tax profit of $90.5 million for the 12 months to 30 June following strong investment performance. Read more

In the throes of change
By Michelle Baltazar  |  In General
12:40 pm
From the Financial Systems Inquiry to the value of vertical integration and post-FOFA advice, next week's Financial Services Council (FSC) conference will tackle issues that will shape the industry in ... Read more

Understanding Managed Accounts
By Michelle Baltazar  |  In General
12:40 pm
Today is the last day to participate in the 2014 Financial Standard Managed Accounts Survey for Financial Advisers. Share your views for a chance to win a $300 Myer Gift Voucher. All participants get a ... Read more

AIA hybrid commission strategy pays off
By Laura Millan  |  In Insurance
12:30 pm
AIA Australia's initiative to reward advisers who move to a hybrid commission model has seen 829 advisers shifting to the new system in the past five months. Read more

NAB sells $1bn worth of UK property loans
By James Fernyhough  |  In Investment
11:55 am
National Australia Bank (NAB) has agreed to sell £625 million (AU$1.1 billion) worth of UK commercial property loans to Cerberus Global Investors. Read more

ME Bank makes key appointment from GE Capital
By Staff writer  |  In Executive Appointments
11:40 am
ME Bank has appointed a former GE Capital risk expert to the position of chief risk officer. Read more

Boost from Chinese stimulus to be short-lived
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
12:35 pm
Goldman Sachs' investment management division has lowered its suggested allocation to emerging markets as the Chinese economy struggles to transition from a focus on exports to a focus on domestic con ... Read more

Companies must understand their investors better, report says
By James Fernyhough  |  In Investment
12:30 pm
ASX-listed companies must work harder to understand what motivates the voting decisions of their major investors, a new report from the Governance Institute of Australia has argued. Read more

Lonsec returns PM CAPITAL fund to 'Recommended'
By Staff writer  |  In Investment
11:40 am
Australian fund manager PM CAPITAL's Absolute Performance Fund has received a ratings upgrade to 'Recommended' from investment research house Lonsec. Read more

Market wrap
By AAP  |  In Economics
12:35 pm
The Australian share market is trading flat, though marked by a plunge in the shares of insurer QBE. Read more

Dip-buying pays
By Benjamin Ong  |  In Economics
9:05 am
But despite these uncertainties, there's still nothing new on Wall Street. Read more
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