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Chief economist update: Delta variant infects Australian economy

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021
... Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) 'National Accounts' show the Australian economy expanded by 1.8% in the March 2021 quarter - the third consecutive quarter of growth since the pandemic-induced recession in the March and June quarters ...

Mary Manning exits Ellerston Capital

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
Ellerston Capital's portfolio manager for Asia strategies Mary Manning has resigned, and will join another boutique. Manning was the portfolio manager of the Ellerston Asia Growth Fund, which invested in Asia ex-Japan stocks and returned 1.3% over ...

Adviser slapped with four-year ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
... adviser of FF Planning Solutions, previously known as Fort Financial Group, an authorised representative of InterPrac since March 2017. Last year, ASIC banned former financial adviser David Horton for five years, who also worked at Meritum and FF Planning ...

KPMG promotes two super experts

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
... superannuation advisory, actuarial and financial risk, will become a partner on July 1. She joined the consulting firm in March 2016, having previously worked at BT Financial Group, Asgard, St George Bank, Commonwealth Bank and Macquarie. Storniolo also ...

Mainstream bidding war over

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
... inflows delivered a 21% uptick in FUA from the previous quarter. The administrator currently has 348 clients and 1042 funds at March end, up 1% (five net new clients) and 13% (162 net new funds) respectively from the December quarter. Apex Group delivers ...

Chief economist update: Japan still waiting for the sun to rise

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
The upward revision to Japan's March quarter GDP growth - to an annualised rate of 3.9% (from the preliminary estimate of 5.1%) - provides cold comfort to an economy that remains stuck in a rut and continues to reel from the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Virtual company meetings to stay

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
... until 16 July 2021. The government initially planned for virtual AGMs to be allowed until November 2020 but extended it to March 2020. This was set in Corporations (Coronavirus Economic Response) Determination (No. 3) 2020, which expired on March 21. ...

Chief economist update: UK not there yet

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
... index closed half a percent higher on the day - up 10.1% this year to date and up 42.4% from the pandemic low plumbed in March last year - aided by the dip in the pound sterling's exchange rate and the fall in the yield on 10-year UK bonds. The British ...

Advisers who failed FASEA exam granted extension

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... successfully sat the exam- you are part of a high quality, professional industry of which we can all be proud," she said. The March FASEA exam results show that a total of 69% of candidates passed, slightly better than the 67% January sitting pass ra ...

Westpac backs out of NZ demerger plans

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021
... business after reviewing the feasibility of the 160-year-old division and the impact of increased capital requirements. In March, the bank flagged that it was in early stages of reviewing Westpac New Zealand (WNZL) as regulatory requirements in New Zealand ...