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Industry fund flags further fee cuts

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 FEB 2018
... lowest in the industry, with potential via future mergers to push them even lower. In October last year, Equip cut the weekly administration fees for accumulation accounts from $1.50 to $1.25. Its asset-based administration fee has also been reduced ...

Advisers decline further education: Spot poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2018
... educational qualifications will not undertake further study to meet the professionalism deadline, Financial Standard's weekly survey reveals. Two-in-five or 39% of advisers don't intend to undertake tertiary or equivalent courses to meet the new accreditation ...

Unlisted infrastructure assets hit record high

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2018
... capital. According to figures from the S&P Dow Jones, agriculture stocks are performing strongly, with the S&P/NZX Farmers Weekly Agriculture Equity Index returning 74.85% in the 12 months to January 2018. The S&P/NZX Farmers Weekly Agriculture Investible ...

Group insurance dominates life insurance channels: Poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2018
The majority of people canvassed in Financial Standard's weekly poll reveal they have life insurance via their superannuation fund. About 60% of respondents said life insurance was available via their employer or super fund. Almost one-in-three (32%) ...

Australia overdue for company tax cut: Spot poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2018
More than half of the respondents in Financial Standard's weekly spot poll said Australia should follow the United States' lead and drop the corporate tax rates to as low as 21%. The US reduced its corporate tax rate from 35% to 21% effective 1 January ...

Industry association targets super gaps

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2018
... parental leave scheme that includes a superannuation component, linked to the payment of SG contributions required on average weekly earnings. The implementation of a paid parental leave scheme with a superannuation component, would allow parents to ...

Majority ready for MiFID II: Spot poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2018
... in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID) reforms that took effect on January 3, according to Financial Standard's weekly spot poll. More than half (54%) of Australian entities said they were well prepared for the sweeping MiFID II legislation that's ...

Industry split on life insurance cover: Poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 18 DEC 2017
... stop charging life insurance cover after 13 months without contributions has divided the industry, Financial Standard's weekly survey results show. Forty-nine percent of respondents said it's only fair superannuation funds should stop charging cover ...

Platinum sells $24m Asia stake

ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2017
... of 20 million ordinary shares at a price of $1.22 share. This represented a 2.8% discount to PAI's most recent estimated weekly pre-tax net tangible asset backing per share. PAI said the sale came about due to "substantial investor demand" for shares ...

Super and insurance inquiry necessary: Poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2017
... the insurance and superannuation sectors is strongly supported by the majority of readers polled in Financial Standard's weekly survey. More than 60% of respondents believe including super and insurance in the Royal Commission is warranted, while about ...