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Couple faces prison over ponzi-style scam
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2019
A ponzi-style investment scheme that defrauded Collingwood Magpies fans out of more than $800,000 has seen one man convicted on dishonesty charges while his wife is already serving time for fraud offences. Douglas Johnston was found guilty on nine ...
Healthcare property a buy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
Healthcare property is likely to continue to deliver strong returns for investors, despite current challenges in the asset class, according to Australian Unity. Australian Unity head of healthcare property Chris Smith said healthcare property ...
Super fund divests companies with all-male boards
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
A growing superannuation fund has become the first to divest from every company in its portfolio that has an all-male board. Future Super has sold out of all companies that do not include a single woman on their board, saying they are not only ...
SMSF wind-ups spike: ATO
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
The number of self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) wind-ups shot up in the last 12-24 months, according to Australian Tax Office data. Latest ATO data reveals in 2014 the number of SMSF wind-ups was 12,654 and hovered around that point, reaching ...
Female fintechs make better investments
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2019
A new report by KPMG reveals fintechs founded by women are better investments than their male-founded counterparts. The UK Fintech Focus report analysed how the gender of those who found fintechs correlates to the success of those start-ups. It ...
ASFA chief joins Irish software provider
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2019
The chief executive of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has joined a Dublin-based provider of software to the life insurance sector. FINEOS announced Martin Fahy will join its board as non-executive director. Currently chief ...
ACSI calls for ESG, stronger stewardship
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2019
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors is calling for significant reforms to Australia's framework for investment stewardship to encourage ESG integration. ACSI is asking APRA to revise its investment guidance to specifically reflect ...
The state of the banks
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
The big accounting firms have released their analysis of the big banks' half year results, noting a continued decline in cash profits for the first half of 2019. The major Australian banks reported a combined cash profit after tax from continuing ...
Social infra to become core investment
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
High population growth, changing community needs and an ageing population will spur investment in social infrastructure. Speaking at the Property Funds Association conference, Arena REIT managing director Rob de Vos said: "An ageing population and ...
Australians lose record amount to scams
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
Older Australians, Indigenous Australians and those with a disability have reported record losses to scams in 2018, including more than $85 million to dodgy investments. Australians in total lost almost half a billion dollars to scams in 2018. ...
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