Institutional investors worldwide are turning to objective and factor-based investment approaches, such as smart beta, to meet their investment goals given the global low interest rate environment. Read more
APRA has released its submission to the Senate Economics Committee on the inquiry into the scrutiny of financial advice - life insurance, claiming that the profitability of the sector is under strain. Read more
Industry Super Australia has slammed pre-Budget arguments that call for voluntary contribution caps to remain at current levels and allow Australians to make superannuation "catch-up" payments. Read more
Crucial links between financial services and priority medical research will come to the fore through a partnership announced by Findex and the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. Read more
You are invited to the Advisers Big Day Out (ABDO) Investment Manager Roadshow for 2016, where the country's leading fund managers will come to Victoria and Tasmania in May and share their knowledge ... Watch video
Strength doesn't just come from numbers, it also comes from diversification.
That's the story behind the success of BlackRock's multi-asset income fund, which has delivered a high 7.4% annualised yield ... Watch video
Financial Standard editor Mark Smith presents a roundup of the week's biggest industry news and executive appointments. In this week's news:
Sunsuper overhauls TPD insurance
Sunsuper has announced changes ... Watch video
We invite you to watch our latest video featuring Reece Birtles, chief investment officer of Legg Mason affiliate Martin Currie Australia.
Amid volatile markets, treacherously low term deposit rates and ... Watch video
Saul Eslake worked as an economist in the Australian financial markets for more than 25 years, including as Chief Economist at McIntosh Securities (a stockbroking firm) in the late 1980s, Chief Economist ... Watch video
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