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ASIC will keep a closer eye on managed accounts in 2019, which will involve scrutinising the financial advice provided in more detail.
The Federal Government's revised Budget figures reveal a sharp reduction in the deficit and a 26% reduction in required bond issuance for this financial year.
Australia's money laundering watchdog is warning superannuation funds they are serious targets for financial criminals, and provided advice on how to avoid getting stung.
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JAMIE WILLIAMSON   Almost two-thirds of financial advisers are against the removal of grandfathered commissions.
KARREN VERGARA   A former Apogee Financial Planning representative has been permanently banned from providing financial advice after ASIC found he illegally took $1.4 million from superannuation accounts.
KANIKA SOOD   UBS will use Morningstar to provide securities pricing and industry news on its platform that five large superannuation funds use for their direct investment options.
KARREN VERGARA   NAB executives were slammed for destroying shareholder value and for losing its lead as Australia's biggest bank by market capitalisation at its annual general meeting in Melbourne this morning.
HARRISON WORLEY   The employment contract of Freedom's new chief executive includes a $200,000 pay increase if he can secure the firm a life insurance licence.
KANIKA SOOD   An Australian insurer has awarded a Natixis affiliate a mandate to manage $80 million in an absolute return strategy.
DARREN SNYDER   More than 2700 tax practitioners, who are also trustees of their self-managed superannuation fund, have outstanding SMSF annual returns.
DARREN SNYDER   The outgoing chief executive at the Australian arm of an $800 billion global asset manager is joining the board of a newly-launched SMSF investment platform in 2019.
DARREN SNYDER   There are five economic factors that will determine whether investors add more risk to emerging markets portfolios in 2019. It's also at a time when EM equity valuations are relatively cheap yet investor sentiment is dim.
HARRISON WORLEY   The world's largest asset manager can't see the bottom of Australia's housing downturn and it expects investors to be ahead of the game.
HARRISON WORLEY   Need a Royal Commission refresh? Here are the top stories you needed to know in 2018.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   A former financial adviser was charged with 20 dishonesty offences after stealing clients' superannuation savings for his own use.
KANIKA SOOD   A global asset manager that runs about $30 billion for Australian and New Zealand clients is welcoming a new chief investment officer.
JAMIE WILLIAMSON   A senior business development manager from managedaccounts.com.au moves to BT Financial Group.
KANIKA SOOD   UBS will use Morningstar to provide securities pricing and industry news on its platform that five large superannuation funds use for their direct investment options.
KANIKA SOOD   More than 420,000 Australian who are due to retire in the next 12 months may have to delay their plans as lackluster share market returns, falling property prices and low interest rates obstruct their wealth.
DARREN SNYDER   Financial services software giant Temenos is buying customer acquisition and onboarding technology company Avoka for $339 million. Avoka's success story begins in Australia.
HARRISON WORLEY AND MICHELLE BALTAZAR   An Australian wealth fintech launched a partnership with an international bank to provide millions of people with digital financial advice.
DARREN SNYDER   Sydney will be home to a new journalism institute next year as part of a $100 million commitment to the profession from philanthropist Judith Neilson.
DARREN SNYDER   More than 95% of high net worth individuals in Asia Pacific are prepared to consolidate assets with their primary wealth manager, provided there's a strong connection. But it's less likely in Australia.
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