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FPA moves to improve adviser mental health
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2019
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has launched a free health and wellbeing program providing confidential support from psychologists and counsellors to its members. The FPA Wellbeing program comes amid unprecedented changes in ...
Regional Australia Bank and Holiday Coast merge
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2019
Members of Regional Australia Bank and Holiday Coast Credit Union voted in favour of merging the banks in separate special general meetings this week. The vote resulted in over 90% of members agreeing to a resolution that will now see one of the ...
Legg Mason launches new fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2019
Global asset manager Legg Mason launched a new fund to meet growing market demand for investment options that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks. The Legg Mason QS Investors Global Responsible Investment Fund will ...
Advisers wary of unlisted assets: Sunsuper
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2019
Many financial advisers believe unlisted assets lack transparency and are illiquid, growth investments. At the Sunsuper Adviser Roadshow in Sydney yesterday, an audience of advisers was informally polled on their thoughts about alternative ...
Managed Account Awards finalists revealed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2019
The Institute of Managed Account Professionals (IMAP) has announced the finalists of the 2019 Managed Account Awards. The awards cover single sector asset classes and multi-asset class programs with a range of risk profiles or other goal based ...
Compulsory super detrimental: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2019
Compulsory superannuation is detrimental to many people and a voluntary super system would provide greater benefit, according to new research. The Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) believes voluntary super would be superior to the current ...
Financial tech firm refocuses strategy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2019
An ASX-listed financial planning technology company will reconfigure its strategy following an unsuccessful pilot partnership with Commonwealth Financial Planning. Intiger will refocus its strategy on developing and marketing its BOOM software ...
Super fund achieves first carbon neutral portfolio
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2019
An $11 billion superannuation fund has achieved carbon neutral certification by the Australian Government for its buildings and property portfolio. Local Government Super's portfolio was rated by NABERS, a New South Wales Government ...
Boutique fund manager rebrands
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2019
A boutique Australian equities fund manager has rebranded in an effort to differentiate between its wholesale and retail offerings. Alleron Investment Management has relaunched as Australian Eagle Asset Management. The move comes as the fund ...
Fintechs to play vital ESG role: AXA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
AXA Investment Managers global head of responsible investing Matt Christensen told a recent roundtable in Sydney that fintechs will play a vital role in investors' attempts to address climate change. The role of fintechs, according to Christensen ...
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