Movers and shakersFRIDAY, 22 AUG 2014
Read our wrap of the week's industry movements.Read more: George Moromalos, MyState Limited, Singapore Nikko Asset Management, Van Eck Global, Australia, Challenger, Investments, Equity Trustees, Terry McCann, Trevor Clisby, Westpac Banking, Andrew Proebstl, Asteron Life, Financial Standard, Huw Bough, John Kraszula, Otto Rieth, Skaffold, AFA, Angela MacPherson, Anna Schofield, ANZ Global Wealth, Asia Pacific, Bravura, CommInsure, Commonwealth Bank, Forte Asset Solutions, FTSE, George Boubouras, Henry Mortlock, Jonathan Ramsay, Legalsuper, Market Vectors ETFs brands, Peter Simson, Van Eyk, Executive Appointments, Aberdeen Asset Management, Al Clark, April, Asgard, Association, August 25, August 2014, Australia team Van Eck Global, AXA, Caroline Lee, Caulfield, CIO, CIO Industry fund legalsuper, CIO role Bravura Solutions, Commerce, CommInsure life insurance products, Credit Suisse, Dean Winterton, Dr Paul Kasian, DST Global Solutions, Dymond, EQT, Equity Trustees Limited, Fil Andronaco, Financial Advisers, Financial Planning, Foulds & Vaughan, Franz Baumgartner, Fuchs, General Manager, General Manager Mortgage Distribution, GM, Graduate Diploma, Green Light Super Services, Group, Head, Hong Kong, Hugh Hodges, ING, Invesco, IT, James Buckley, JANA Investment Advisers, January 2004, John Caulfield vice president, Jonathan Tolub, July, Lance Pupelis, Livingstone-Foggo, London Metal Exchange, March, Marinas, May 2005, Melbourne office, Melos Sulicich, Monday 22 September, Mr Burns, Multi-Asset, MyDealerGroup clients, MyDealerGroup two years, MyState Financial, MyState Wealth Management, New South Wales, New York, Pinnacle Practice director Anne Fuchs, RAMS Franchise Business, Robin Burns, Rock, Rommel Hacopian, Schroder Investment Management, South Australia, SSgA, State Street Global Advisors, Steve Prendeville, Stock research company Skaffold.com, Surprise exit, Sydney, Taiwan, Tokyo, Towers Watson, Tower Trust, Tyndall AM, University, Victoria, Western Australia, Young Marinis, Yu-Ming Wang
While there may be uncertainty surrounding the economic implications of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear; if business leaders are not consistent, empathetic and clear with their response, they should prepare to face the music.
The government's $213 billion stimulus package is set to push up the country's total debt but experts say it is not reason enough to draw down on the sovereign wealth fund.
Australia's superannuation sector is fighting a war on three different fronts, as the economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to bite.
Significant hikes in group insurance premiums have been put down to the Protecting Your Super reforms - with members of four superannuation funds facing premium increases of 34%.
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