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Netflix-style shopping for funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2019
A former member of Macquarie's insto equities sales team is launching a new platform which ultimately aims to offer a Netflix-style shopping experience to financial advisers and clients. Forum 360 has been working for two years to build the ...
Future Fund delivers 5.8%
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
The sovereign wealth fund returned 5.8% in the year ending 31 December 2018, beating the median balanced superannuation fund return by a wide margin. The median balanced superannuation fund returned 0.6% in the year to 31 December and even the top ...
ASIC gears up for Brexit
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2019
ASIC is liaising with the UK corporate regulator, Bank of England and local stakeholders to prepare for Brexit's impact, it said in a statement. ASIC said it will enter into new memorandums of understanding (MoU) with the UK's Financial Conduct ...
Industry fund launches new integrated platform
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2019
A $47 billion industry fund has partnered with Dell's integration platform and is hoping to add more value to its servicing of 860,000 members. HESTA says Dell's Boomi has moved it to a hub-and-spoke model, where it can add a new data source (like ...
The $500k price tag on bad super choices
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2019
Sticking to a bad super fund could leave the average Australian worker more than $500,000 poorer over their lifetime, latest research from SelectingSuper found. The research considered an average employee's salary, fees and contributions over ...
Treasury initiates review post RC
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2019
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced an immediate review into how financial counselling services are funded and co-ordinated. Financial counselling services are provided by the Department of Social Services with a commitment that totals ...
Former ambassador assesses US-China trade deal
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
A trade deal between US and China could end the uncertainty but it won't do anything to help the trade deficit, according to Capital Group vice chairman Michael Thawley. The former Australian ambassador to the US spoke at the Financial Standard ...
Pendal acquires Regnan
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2019
Pendal Group is acquiring the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation's stake in ESG house Regnan. Regnan specialises in ESG research, engagement and advisory services. It will continue to continue to offer its independent services under the ...
Synchron slams RC on commissions
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2019
The Royal Commission's recommendations to cull commissions are causing advisers some concern, according to Synchron director Don Trapnell. On Monday, Commissioner Kenneth Hayne formally recommended an end to grandfathered commissions , and asked ...
CBA posts $4.6b in profits, dividend flat
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2019
Commonwealth Bank's profits fell more than 6% to $4.6 billion in the first-half of FY19 and the bank kept its interim dividend at $2 per share. The $4.6 billion NPAT includes discontinued operations: CommInsure Life, CFSGAM and Sovereign. The ...
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