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Fintech no real threat: Researcher
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2019
Australia's big banks are well placed to defend their position against fintechs hoping to disrupt the industry, according to a new report from Moody's. While fintechs may be seen to pose a growing threat, large banks have the financial resources to ...
Industry responds to election outcome
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2019
The financial services industry has welcomed the surprise Coalition victory, viewing the result as business as usual. In a shock result to many, the Coalition defeated Bill Shorten's Labor Party in the Federal election over the weekend. In ...
Investec closes robo-advice
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2019
Investec's international robo-advice offering, Click & Invest, has been shuttered just two years after it was launched. Citing low appetite for the service, Investec said "the market itself is growing at a much slower rate than expected." Investec ...
BetaShares launches new ETF
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2019
BetaShares announced it will launch a new ETF to give investors access to companies in one of the fastest growing economies in the world via the ASX. The BetaShares India Quality ETF will invest directly in a diversified portfolio of high quality ...
Blue Sky adds executive
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2019
... Justine Henwood joins the company from TriCare Aged Care, where she was also chief financial officer. She replaces Elizabeth Walker, who departed Blue Sky for personal reasons in March. Walker only spent two months in the role. Prior to working in ...
CBA down, industry up for employment
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2019
New research by Randstad has revealed the Commonwealth Bank is a much less attractive employer this year than it was last year, but the financial services industry as a whole has held steady in its ability to attract new employees. The Randstad ...
Former Kaz Capital adviser banned
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2019
A former Kaz Capital adviser has been banned by ASIC for six years. David Stephen Cornford has been banned from providing financial services for a period of six years following an ASIC investigation during which he was found to be buying and ...
ASIC to strengthen complaints handling
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019
ASIC has initiated public consultation on the creation of new standards for financial firms handling consumer and small business complaints. The regulator is proposing standards that will include mandatory data reporting and make firms' complaints ...
NZ$5 trillion investor group supports Christchurch Call
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAY 2019
NZ Super's initiative to pressure social media companies and governments to eliminate terrorist content online has achieved a new milestone, reaching NZ$5 trillion in assets under management and throwing its weight behind a new movement. At a ...
Labor proposal targets low income earners: Association
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2019
The Alliance for a Fairer Retirement System is arguing Labor's refundable franking credits proposal does not target the wealthy but impacts low income earners instead. Deborah Ralston, spokesperson for the Alliance and chair of the SMSF ...
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