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AustralianSuper to deploy £8 billion in the UK

ANDREW MCKEAN
AustralianSuper is set to deploy more than £8 billion of new capital into the UK, projecting its investment portfolio to surpass £18 billion by 2030.

EG to target intermediaries

CHLOE WALKER
The real estate giant plans to expand into the intermediaries sector with the recent hire of Mark Weingarth as its director of business management.

Advisers show growing interest in ASX-listed Bitcoin ETF

ANDREW MCKEAN
VanEck chief executive and managing director of Asia Pacific Arian Neiron has reported an increase in interest from financial advisers and brokers for a Bitcoin ETF on the ASX.

More than 40% of women unprepared for retirement: CFS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON
About 44% of women are not financially prepared for retirement, according to Colonial First State.

ASIC succeeds in conflicted remuneration case

KARREN VERGARA   ASIC has succeeded in its case against RM Capital, which the court found failed to take reasonable steps to prevent its authorised representative accepting conflicted remuneration.

Count completes Diverger acquisition

KARREN VERGARA   Count has finalised the acquisition of Diverger as the latter officially delists from the ASX today.

Advisers show growing interest in ASX-listed Bitcoin ETF

ANDREW MCKEAN   VanEck chief executive and managing director of Asia Pacific Arian Neiron has reported an increase in interest from financial advisers and brokers for a Bitcoin ETF on the ASX.

EG to target intermediaries

CHLOE WALKER   The real estate giant plans to expand into the intermediaries sector with the recent hire of Mark Weingarth as its director of business management.

Major decline in group insurance coverage: ASFA

ANDREW MCKEAN   The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has reported a sharp decline in group insurance coverage, pointing the finger at recent reforms.

New life insurance regulations rolled out

ANDREW MCKEAN   Assistant treasurer and minister for financial services Stephen Jones has issued life insurance regulations that aim to modernise the legislative framework.

How will Division 296 Tax impact farmers?

CHLOE WALKER   RSM Australia director of SMSF services Katie Timms says farmers will be disproportionately impacted by the government's draft legislation Division 296 Tax.

Proposed super tax requires perspective: Expert

KARREN VERGARA   Members must look beyond the "doom and gloom" of the superannuation tax leaping from 15% to 30% and not be scared off from using SMSFs as an alternative retirement savings vehicle, according to an expert.

Pay gaps at super funds, fund managers revealed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON   The data release from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows most superannuation funds and fund managers still have a lot of work to do to close their respective gender pay gaps.

Economists share their top left field ideas for 2024

JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Some of the nation's leading economists shared their Factor-X - also known as an X-factor - for the year ahead at this morning's Chief Economists Forum in Sydney, led by the man who coined the term, industry veteran Don Stammer.

ASIC takes further action on Prospero

KARREN VERGARA   ASIC is pushing for Prospero Markets to be wound up following revelations that it was linked to one of Australia's biggest-ever money-laundering operations.

ASIC cracks down on scammers

CHLOE WALKER   The corporate regulator says it has shut down about 3500 investment scam websites since July 2023 to protect Australians from digitally enabled misconduct.

Aware Super appoints member strategy lead

KARREN VERGARA   The $170 billion Aware Super has appointed a new lead for member strategy who previously worked at AustralianSuper.

Arena welcomes chief investment officer

CHLOE WALKER   Arena REIT (Arena) has appointed Justin Bailey to the newly created role of chief investment officer.

AustralianSuper to deploy £8 billion in the UK

ANDREW MCKEAN   AustralianSuper is set to deploy more than £8 billion of new capital into the UK, projecting its investment portfolio to surpass £18 billion by 2030.

More than 40% of women unprepared for retirement: CFS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON   About 44% of women are not financially prepared for retirement, according to Colonial First State.

GBST upgrades WealthConnect platform

ANDREW MCKEAN   GBST has enhanced its WealthConnect platform, introducing the capability to model interactive superannuation, pension, and self-managed super fund (SMSF) strategies.

Financial services 300x more likely to get hacked: Expert

CHLOE WALKER   When it comes to cyber-attacks on financial services businesses, Cyber Collective founder Fraser Jack says it's not a matter of 'if' but 'when'.

Family offices still love hedge funds: Preqin

CHLOE WALKER   The number of family office investors allocating to hedge funds increased by 10% from 2022 to 2023, and has doubled since 2015, according to new research by Preqin.

HNWI collecting activity stoops: Knight Frank

CHLOE WALKER   Despite a slew of record-breaking sales, luxury investment markets weakened in 2023, according to the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index (KFLII).