Down but not out: Top advisers adaptBY ELIZABETH MCARTHUR | MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019 12:29PM
Latest figures from ASIC's Financial Adviser Register (FAR) paint a telling picture of the state of Australia's financial advice sector, with close to 3000 advisers dropping out of the industry since February.Read more: Westpac, ASIC, Ferguson Financial Planning, Multiforte Kate McCallum, AFA Inspire, Affinia, Alex Dunnin, Apogee, Commonwealth Financial Planning, Count Financial, CountPlus, FASEA, Garvan, Godfrey Pembroke, Jeff Thurecht, Lifespan, Meritum, MLC Wealth, Paragem, Royal Commission, Securitor, Tracey Ferguson, Viridian
Following its acquisition of a stake in Escala Partners, New York-based Focus Financial Partners is set to buy a slice of Melbourne-based MEDIQ Financial Services.
With the coronavirus, now dubbed COVID-19, impacting not only many lives, but now also the bottom line of some of the world's biggest companies, investors are chasing shorting opportunities to bank big on the pandemic.
A former chair of the SMSF Association has returned for another stint in the top job.
The chief executive of a $5.5 billion industry superannuation fund has spoken out against increasing the superannuation guarantee to 12% in a submission to the Retirement Income Review.
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