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Finance sector hiring outlook weakens
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2019
The financial services, insurance and real estate industries have suffered two consecutive quarters of hiring intentions decline. The overall outlook for the sector is well below the six-year high achieved at the end of 2018, a new report from ...
Investors raise alarm on Facebook
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
In the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack, many are questioning the role of Facebook in investment portfolios. After the social media giant live streamed the shootings, ethical investors have been forced to consider whether Facebook ...
Powerwrap launches new adviser service
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
Wealth management platform provider Powerwrap launched a new service built to empower and incubate financial advisers and their businesses. Tickr is a turnkey service for wealth adviser groups seeking to establish and grow their own businesses ...
Big banks, super funds join forces for sustainability
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
Senior executives of the big banks, superannuation funds, insurance companies and industry bodies have come together for the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative. The initiative is an unprecedented collaboration with the aim of shaping an ...
AIA Australia adds innovation lead
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
AIA Australia has announced the appointment of a new head of innovation, joining from HESTA. Kelly Smith will join AIA to oversee the development and implementation of innovation capability and culture across Australia and New Zealand. Smith has ...
India Avenue fund distribution boosted
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
The India Avenue equity fund is now available across three of Australia's fastest growing investment platforms. Clients and advisers managing and advising on superannuation assets on HUB24, Netwealth and Powerwrap can now gain exposure to Indian ...
BetaShares receives Zenith rating
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
BetaShares has been awarded a recommended rating from Zenith for its Australia 200 ETF (ASX: A200). BetaShares says A200 is the lowest cost Australian ETF globally, providing access to the largest 200 stocks by market capitalisation listed on the ...
Beware blockchain: ANZ
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
The big bank is not impressed by the oft-praised technology that is blockchain. There has been a lot of hype about blockchain in recent times but now ANZ associate director, trade and supply chain, Maria Bellmas has warned the technology raises ...
AMP board member retires
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
AMP has announced the retirement of a board member ahead of its annual general meeting. Geoff Roberts will retire from the AMP board at the conclusion of the AGM on May 2. Roberts has served on the board since July 2016 and has been chair of the ...
APRA consults to combat cyber attacks
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
APRA has invited submissions from all APRA-regulated entities on how the financial services industry can improve information security and protect itself from cyber-crime. The regulatory authority has not updated its information security guidelines ...
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