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Future Fund crosses $150 billion
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2019
The sovereign wealth fund has crossed $150 billion in assets after a strong quarter, as it readies to pitch in to the next Federal budget. The Future Fund returned 5% over the quarter to March end, taking its decade-long performance to 10.4% - 3.9% ...
Chief economist update: Inflation is dead
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2019
Those were the days my friends, we thought would never end ... but they ended. The days when measured inflation would go from minus 3% to plus 14%, give or take, back in the grim old days from the 1950s to the late 1980s are no more. Back then the ...
IOOF breaches APRA licence conditions
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
IOOF has breached one of APRA's licence conditions by failing to establish a dedicated superannuation trustee function by the 31 March 2019 deadline. IOOF was due to meet and comply with licence conditions imposed by APRA on the embattled ...
Rush of advisers sign up before FASEA deadline
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
The final quarter of 2018 saw more than 4000 financial advisers sign up to ASIC's Financial Adviser Register. According to a Rainmaker analysis of ASIC data, an extra 4037 financial advisers registered as authorised representatives to meet ...
Chief economist update: Lock in two RBA rate cuts
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 APR 2019
The stats are out and it reveals that Australian consumer price inflation has softened ... big time. There's no other option for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to cut interest rates soon and twice. The Australian Bureau of Statistics' ...
Former NAB adviser charged
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2019
A former NAB financial adviser has been charged with two offences following an investigation by ASIC. Max Kiattisak Eung of Tempe, New South Wales was charged with two offences of obtaining financial advantage by deception. It is alleged that ...
Insurance expert joins $33bn super fund
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2019
A $33 billion superannuation fund appointed a group insurance expert as its new head of insurance. Shane Fielding joins Hostplus from insurance broking and consulting firm IFS Insurance Solutions, where he spent nearly 12 years in senior roles. ...
Colonial First State makes major fee cuts
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2019
Colonial First State has trimmed its platforms fees, in a move it says will save $68 million in annual fees for 500,000 members. The fee reductions apply across its FirstChoice Wholesale, FirstChoice Employer Super and FirstWrap Plus platforms. ...
Chief economist update: China and the spring in its step
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2019
"I glanced out the window at the signs of spring. The sky was almost blue, the trees were almost budding, the sun was almost bright." This quote from American screenwriter and novelist Millard Kaufman came to mind when I read about China's ...
Former Millennium3 adviser banned
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2019
A former Millennium3 and Beacon Financial Group adviser was banned by ASIC for failing to act in the best interests of clients by recommending insurance with unaffordable premiums. Gregory Forster received a five year ban for failing to take into ...
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