| | THURSDAY, 30 MAR 2017 12:42PMAppealing to the younger members of its customer base, Westpac launched an innovative tool enabling access to its online banking features via social messaging apps and SMS.|
|The chief executive of a global trading and investment technology firm believes financial institutions must step away from building and owning everything and adopt more collaborative approaches.|
|AMP upgraded its superannuation and investment platform MyNorth, which hit $6.7 billion in funds under management since it was launched last year.|
|ANZ entered into an agreement with an ASX-listed provider of knowledge management software.|
|Midwinter added a new life insurance software solutions provider to its advice operating system AdviceOS.|
|Two-thirds of cyber breaches arise from employees' negligence or malicious acts, new claims data from Willis Towers Watson shows.|
|Leading platform provider netwealth launched a financial literacy campaign this week, looking to bring financial education to the classroom through an interactive tool aligned with existing school curriculums.|
|A managed discretionary account provider is partnering with a fintech to deliver a new cloud-based solution to financial advisers.|
|Crowdfunding specialist Equitise is launching a group investment platform giving retail investors opportunities to back start-ups vetted by high-profile venture capitalists and angel investors.|
|Following a partnership to develop a digital solution for advisers, Kaplan acquired an artificial intelligence-based regtech provider.|
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Australian equities manager Perennial Value is hoping to take advantage of strong returns from the sub $500 million companies market with the launch of a new microcap strategy.
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The Australian Bankers' Association announced it will commit to the majority of the Khoury Report's proposed banking reforms, promising to raise its code of practice to meet higher standards.
The Productivity Commission has released its anticipated draft report on alternative default models in superannuation, looking at ways to introduce more competition in a system where members do not exercise fund choice.
Following research into the future of product innovation and development, Nikko Asset Management Australia has created a new executive role to drive the firm's product agenda.
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