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BlackRock cuts fees on Aussie shares ETF
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
BlackRock has slashed the fees on its S&P/ASX 200 exchange-traded fund following a pricing review, as competition heats up in the sector. The iShares Core S&P/ASX 200 ETF, which trades on the exchange with ticker IOZ , pushed down the fees to 0.09% ...
Chief economist update: BOJ Tankan tanking?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUL 2019
The G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan has come and gone. Except for the photo-op, the leaders of the G18 could all have stayed at home and nobody would have noticed. The world's attention was all about the US-China trade deal or no deal tete-a-tete. ...
Group insured, advised clients better off
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUN 2019
A joint-project on life insurance claims and disputes has revealed group insured and advised clients are better off when it comes to life policies. Just the second publication to use the full data set from ASIC and APRA's initiative since its ...
Chief economist update: Expect an RBNZ rate cut
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) did as it was expected - it kept the official cash rate unchanged at a record low 1.5% at the conclusion of its June 26 meeting. Understandably, another interest rate reduction only a month after it handed out ...
OnePath awards $210m in mandates
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUN 2019
OnePath awarded about $210 million in two separate mandates that were previously managed by UBS Asset Management. In December, UBS AM said it was transferring some of its investment management functions to external managers under new partnerships . ...
IOOF names new chief executive
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUN 2019
IOOF has appointed a permanent chief executive and managing director. Acting chief executive Renato Mota has been appointed to permanently lead the embattled wealth manager through a significant period of upheaval. The wealth firm also appointed ...
OnePath updates trauma definitions
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2019
OnePath has updated more than 600 trauma definitions in a bid to be more customer-centric as part of its commitment to the Life Insurance Code of Practice. The review, which commenced in 2018, assessed more than 25,000 trauma policies to ensure the ...
Commonwealth Bank mulls retail advice business sale
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2019
Commonwealth Bank is reviewing options for its CommSec Advisory business, including a potential sale. "As part of our focus on becoming a simpler, better bank, we are currently reviewing a number of options for CommSec's retail financial advice ...
YouTube fundie woes continue
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened an investigation into the events surrounding the suspension of the Woodford Equity Income Fund, with Link Group now caught in the scandal. Earlier this month, star UK fund manager Neil Woodford ...
Chief economist update: Expect more of the same from the BOJ
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
Speculation may be mounting over one or two Fed rate cuts (one, two or three for the RBA) going forward, but there are no such similar expectations for the Bank of Japan (BOJ). With the BOJ's policy rate currently at negative 0.1% and its ...
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