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Public sector superannuation fund members have come out as the most satisfied across all sectors, according to new research.
Vanguard has changed the descriptions of an ethically conscious bond fund, after a review turned up holdings that investors were told were excluded.
Following the pair's strategic partnership in 2018, Standard Life Aberdeen will sell the Standard Life name to Phoenix Group as part of a revised deal.
First Sentier has shed its responsible entity relationship with Colonial First State, naming a new RE for 13 of its funds.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) has issued a reminder to financial advisers that their time to sit and pass the exam is ticking by.
ELIZA BAVIN   Vanguard has announced it is launching the Vanguard Retirement Income Builder tool for financial advisers.
KANIKA SOOD   VanEck will launch a new global equities ETF that tracks 30 listed companies in the clean energy sector.
KANIKA SOOD   The $16 billion Sydney multi-boutique has launched a Cayman Islands based offshore business, with a new on-the-ground head.
ELIZA BAVIN   PPS Mutual has launched an income protection underwriting offering for newly qualified professionals starting out in their career.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   New research from Investment Trends has measured how satisfied risk advisers are with their main life insurers across key service areas, NEOS Life and ClearView on top.
KARREN VERGARA   Self-managed super funds that borrowed from a private company under a limited recourse borrowing arrangement (LRBA) will not suffer adverse tax consequences if the loan interest has been capitalised because of COVID-19.
KARREN VERGARA   The corporate regulator continues to hunt down perpetrators that give bad advice to self-managed super funds, sounding a warning that it is flexing its new powers in superannuation.
BENJAMIN ONG   Wall Street wants both a return to pre-pandemic normal and for President Biden's US$1.2 trillion stimulus package to pass, in addition to continued loosening of monetary policy without inflation. But something has to give.
BENJAMIN ONG   Two days short of 13 months when the coronavirus first reached Australian shores (25 January 2020), the vaccine has landed.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   The government has released terms of reference for the review of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, asking for stakeholder feedback.
ELIZA BAVIN   The ACCC has flagged concerns over Aon's proposed merger with Willis Towers Watson (WTW), throwing a spanner in the works for the two companies.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   A $2.3 billion government fund has announced that its chief executive of 13 years is departing, with a replacement from a recently merged industry fund stepping into the role.
KARREN VERGARA   Up to 20% of the financial services sector will likely comprise gig economy employees over the next five years, a study from PwC shows.
ANNABELLE DICKSON   Public sector superannuation fund members have come out as the most satisfied across all sectors, according to new research.
KARREN VERGARA   Raiz's superannuation offering paid out $13 million as a result of the early release of super scheme but managed to keep funds under management afloat.
ANNABELLE DICKSON   The platform provider recorded a significant jump in platform inflows and funds under management while profit remained flat, according to its half-year results.
KARREN VERGARA   Goldman Sachs has launched a robo-investment offering that helps retail clients achieve their financial goals by automatically rebalancing their portfolios with the use of exchange-traded funds.
KARREN VERGARA   A new philanthropic report finds that ASX-listed financial firms were among the largest donors that gave generously to the coronavirus and bushfire appeals.
KANIKA SOOD   Pinnacle's Ian Macoun sold $83 million worth of PNI shares yesterday, as the stock headed towards an all-time high after a strong first half result.
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