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Group risk premium inflows up 6.9%
By Mark Smith  |  In Insurance
12:11 pm
Fri, 27 May
Overall group risk premium inflows increased 6.9% in the 12 months to the end of March 2016, the latest numbers from Plan For Life show. Of the larger companies in the group risk space, TAL, AIA and OnePath recorded the best flows with increases of ... Read more
ASIC to run rule over mortgage commissions
By Mark Smith  |  In Regulatory
12:36 pm
Thu, 26 May
Mortgage brokers are next in line to have their commissions and non-monetary incentives scrutinised by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). According to reports, the regulator will over the next fortnight ask the big four ... Read more
Dimensional launches ESG trust
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
12:16 pm
Thu, 26 May
Global asset management firm Dimensional Fund Advisors has launched a Global Sustainability Trust in response to the increasing numbers of people looking to incorporate their views on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into their ... Read more
SMSF Association partners with Morgans to raise standards
By Mark Smith  |  In Financial Planning
12:16 pm
Thu, 26 May
The SMSF Association has formed a new partnership with stockbroking and wealth management firm Morgans Financial to improve professional standards in the SMSF sector. The association and Morgans have committed to work together to provide a range of ... Read more
BetaShares Managed Risk Series hits $200m
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
12:15 pm
Thu, 26 May
ETF provider BetaShares has just surpassed $200 million in funds under management in its Managed Risk Series of ASX-traded funds. The success of the Managed Risk Series reflects the high growth of the Australian exchange-traded funds industry ... Read more
Qualitas adds two directors
By Mark Smith  |  In Executive Appointments
12:02 pm
Wed, 25 May
Real estate investment management firm Qualitas has made two senior appointments to its Sydney team. Diana Saw joins as director, risk management, and Ivan Katz as director, private capital. The new roles have been created as the firm expands its ... Read more
Vanguard launches Australian corporate bond ETF
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
11:57 am
Wed, 25 May
Vanguard Australia has launched a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) that offers investors a broadly diversified portfolio of quality corporate bonds. The Vanguard Australian Corporate Fixed Interest Index ETF (ASX: VACF) offers access to around 260 ... Read more
Omega wins institutional credit mandate
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
11:56 am
Wed, 25 May
Omega Global Investors has been awarded a $100 million global credit mandate by a $1 billion institutional investor. Uniting Financial Services, the funds management arm of The Uniting Church Synod of NSW and the ACT, appointed Omega on its ability ... Read more
Knight Financial Advisors unveils new MDA service
By Mark Smith  |  In Financial Planning
11:53 am
Wed, 25 May
Self-licensed advisory firm Knight Financial Advisors has launched a new managed discretionary account (MDA) service built in partnership with listed managed account operator Managed Accounts Holdings (MGP). The service replaces the licensee's ... Read more
New ETFs launched to cater for BOJ stimulus
By Mark Smith  |  In Economics
9:20 am
Wed, 25 May
Japan's fund management industry is launching exchange traded funds to cater specifically for the central bank's massive monetary easing programme. Three new "physical and human capital" ETFs are designed solely for the Bank of Japan, which needs ... Read more
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