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Hostplus partners to launch PE emerging managers program
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
The industry superannuation fund is partnering with a global private investments firm to establish a private equity emerging managers program in the US. Global private investments firm Flexstone Partners, which is an affiliate of Natixis Investment ...
Australian Ethical mulls Facebook divestment
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
Australian Ethical is assessing its investments in Facebook after the social media giant allowed the recent mass shootings in Christchurch to be live streamed. Australian Ethical told Financial Standard it currently holds about $8 million in ...
AMP scraps bonuses
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
AMP will no longer be awarding incentives for leadership teams. Meanwhile, former executives have forfeited long and short term incentives and fees paid to board directors have been reduced. In its 2018 annual report chairman David Murray wrote ...
ABA moves to protect vulnerable customers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
Customers at risk of elder abuse, those ending a violent relationship and people experiencing long-term illness are the focus of new guidelines proposed by the Australian Banking Association. The ABA opened a consultation to the public which will ...
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank merger likely
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
Deutsche Bank confirmed it is in discussions with Commerzbank, but say there is "no certainty any transaction will occur." Deutsche Bank chief executive Christian Sewing said in a letter to employees: "Today we have informed the public that, in the ...
Major US exchange to stop listing bitcoin
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
The US cryptocurrency exchange that released the first bitcoin futures contracts has had a change of heart. Cboe Global Markets will not list any new bitcoin futures for the first time since launching them in 2017. However, it did not rule out the ...
Banks must prioritise NPP, says Reserve Bank
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
The $1 billion New Payment Platform seems to be another headache for the big banks. Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe asked the chief executives of the big four to confirm they are putting significant resources into rolling out the high speed ...
FSC to enact binding standard on genetic testing
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
The life insurance industry is pushing ahead with the rollout of new rules on genetic testing despite a delay. There had been plans to launch a new Life Insurance Code of Practice from July 1, but during the feedback period the Financial Services ...
AMP cuts MyNorth fees
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
AMP has announced a series of fee reductions for users of its MyNorth platform. The reductions in fees should result in savings for the more than 85,000 customers who currently use MyNorth. The reductions will include lower administration fees ...
Codes of conduct to be made enforceable
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2019
The Federal Government has responded to the recommendation from the Royal Commission that financial service industry codes of conduct should be enforceable by ASIC. The Treasury released a consultation paper addressing this point from Hayne's ...
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