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Impact investing under threat
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
Advocates of impact investing are in fear for the future of the movement, issuing warnings about the dangers of impact-washing. A recent analysis of green themed funds around the globe found 85% make unsubstantiated and misleading impact-related ...
Grattan Institute chief retires
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
Grattan Institute chief executive John Daley announced his retirement from the think-tank after a decade in the role. Daley will be stepping down from his position when his contract finishes in July 2020. Chair of Grattan Institute Alex Chernov ...
Super fund invests through RateSetter
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
A superannuation fund has invested in renewable energy loans via peer-to-peer lender marketplace RateSetter. Future Super is investing $200,000 through the RateSetter platform to specifically fund renewable energy loans. RateSetter is a ...
US bonds present ESG problem
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
Schroders' global head of stewardship believes ESG-focused investors should exercise caution before investing in US corporate bonds. Schroders global head of stewardship Jessica Ground told a media briefing in Sydney recently that some US ...
Super fund to reduce admin costs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
A $12 billion super fund has moved to significantly reduce the cost of its administration in future years. LGIA super has selected global business process specialist Tech Mahindra to take over and operate its back-office administrative platform. ...
Average Australian is a millionaire: ABS
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the average household wealth in Australia passed the $1 million mark in 2017-2018. The ABS said wealth in Australia has risen 37% in the last decade. ABS chief economist Bruce Hockman explained that ...
AFCA delivers $83 million win
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has collected over $83 million for consumers and small businesses in just six months. In its first six months of operations, AFCA received over 35,000 complaints and 60% of those have already been ...
Managed investment scheme operator AFSL canned
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUL 2019
The Australian financial services licence of a Sydney-based managed investment scheme operator was cancelled by ASIC. The corporate regulator cancelled the licence of Australian Mutual, which operated a number of investment schemes. The ...
REI Super announces new partnership
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUL 2019
The $1.6 billion super fund for the real estate industry announced a new partnership to power better member outcomes. REI Super is partnering with Laneway Analytics for data insights specific to user requirements across roles within the super fund. ...
Former financial adviser jailed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
A former financial adviser who used $5 million in client funds to prop up his own business, pay off his credit cards and gamble has been jailed. James Gibbs was convicted of theft and dishonesty offences committed when he was director of James ...
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