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RBA, ASIC provide CHESS guidance
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
ASIC and the Reserve Bank of Australia have outlined their expectations for the replacement of ASX's clearing and settlement system CHESS, as it shifts towards more contemporary and flexible software. The importance of replacing the system in a timely ...
CountPlus member firm makes acquisition
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2020
CountPlus has continued its goal to generate scale with one of its member firms completing a tuck-in acquisition of a separate member firm. Brisbane-based Cooper Reeves has acquired the financial advice services of CBD Wealth Solutions. Key members ...
ASX director retires
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
A non-executive director has departed the ASX after more than 14 years of service, having joined the board in 2006 following its merger with the Sydney Futures Exchange. Announcing Peter Warne's retirement during the exchange's annual general ...
CBA progresses with divestment to AIA
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
Commonwealth Bank has received another payment furthering the divestment of its life insurance business to AIA Group. CBA has received a payment of approximately $450 million for the sale of CommInsure Life with the proceeds resulting in a pro forma ...
ETFs undermine product comparison: Research
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 29 SEP 2020
The proliferation of products in the booming exchange-traded funds market is confusing investors and making it impossible to make like-for-like comparisons. New research from the US shows the exchange-traded product industry operates opaquely on many ...
Watermark LIC seeks restructure
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 28 SEP 2020
A Watermark-managed LIC is proposing to convert to an unlisted managed fund, as a group of investors seek to replace Geoff Wilson and John Abernethy on its board. The Australian Leaders Fund (ASX: ALF) will seek court and shareholder approval to convert ...
S&P launches sustainable versions of flagship indices
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched sustainability screened versions of its core US equity indices. The new series includes the S&P 500 Sustainability Screened Index, the S&P MidCap 400 Sustainability Screened Index, and the S&P SmallCap 600 ...
Responsible lending laws to be revoked
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
The government has announced a raft of reforms to reduce barriers to Australia's credit framework as a means to boost the economy. The reforms will remove the responsible lending obligations from the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 aiming ...
ASIC, IOSCO report on debt capital raisings
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
The corporate watchdog has released a report into its findings on debt capital raisings following two years of surveillance of market practices. ASIC's 668 Report noted that while a properly functioning debt capital market (DCM) is vital for the real ...
Count Financial adds member firm
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 SEP 2020
Count Financial has expanded its member network with Sydney-based financial advice firm Small & Gunn joining its licence. Small & Gunn completed the transition to Count Financial in just a six week period after seeking a forward-looking licensee to ...
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