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Fintech off to slow start in 2019: KPMG
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
Following record investments in 2018, Australia's fintech sector saw a subdued investment trend in the first half of this year. The number of fintech deals and total global investment in fintech dropped in 1H19, a result due primarily to the lack ...
Workplace deaths missing from ESG reports: ACSI
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
Companies should disclose workplace safety issues and fatalities in their ESG reporting to improve transparency and identify systemic risks, according to the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI). That was a key takeaway from the ...
Super fund turns to food sustainability
KRISTI CHENG  |  MONDAY, 5 AUG 2019
The sustainability of food supply chains has become increasingly important in determining where a $75 billion superannuation fund directs its investments. First State Super chief investment officer Damian Graham has highlighted the importance of ...
Willis Towers Watson buys Aussie broker
KRISTI CHENG  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
Global advisory Willis Towers Watson has acquired Risk Capital Advisors (RCA), a specialist mergers and acquisitions broker in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. The acquisition is effective immediately, enhancing WTW's offering to clients ...
AFA, FPA slam haste in ending grandfathered commissions
KRISTI CHENG  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) and the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) have both criticised the time frame given to phase out grandfathered commissions. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced earlier this week ...
Jane Hume to address AFA Conference
KRISTI CHENG  |  THURSDAY, 1 AUG 2019
The Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology will address the Association of Financial Advisers' National Conference in Adelaide. AFA chief executive Philip Kewin said the AFA is delighted to welcome ...
Australian equity markets remain clean: ASIC
KRISTI CHENG  |  THURSDAY, 1 AUG 2019
Australia is among the most efficient or "cleanest" equity markets compared with the rest of the world, according to a recent ASIC review. The review by ASIC found Australian equity markets continue to operate with "a high degree of integrity" . ...
Fitzpatricks expands footprint
KRISTI CHENG  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JUL 2019
Fitzpatricks Private Wealth added another practice to its growing network. Fitzpatricks told Financial Standard it bought a stake in Perth-based Stewart Symonds & Partners, representing 38 new advisers who have joined. It is one of seven new ...
Advice software firm appoints sales lead
KRISTI CHENG  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JUL 2019
A member of Stanford Brown's business development team has landed a national sales role at a firm that specialises in wealth management software for advisers. WealthO2 has appointed Phil Anderson as national business development manager, in a ...
London Stock Exchange in talks to buy Refinitiv
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUL 2019
London Stock Exchange has confirmed it is in talks to acquire Refinitiv in a US$27 billion deal. The deal would see the stock exchange buying Thomson Reuters' 45% stake in Refinitiv, a global provider of financial markets data and infrastructure ...
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