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Commonwealth Private access IRESS

ALISON BEVEGE  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUL 2011
The private banking arm of the Commonwealth Bank has become the latest big-name client for financial technology firm IRESS Market Technology, giving their advisers access to new tools. IRESS spent six months working with Commonwealth Private, which ...

A minute to midnight sees super funds merge

ALISON BEVEGE  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUL 2011
What difference can a midnight minute make to a merger? Do you combine your super funds at 12.01am on July 1? Or 11.59pm on June 30? Those vital 60 seconds were pondered during an afternoon talk by Graeme Russell, chief executive officer of First Super ...

Earnings up but jobs cut at State Street

ALISON BEVEGE  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUL 2011
Institutional financial services firm State Street today announced a second quarter increase in earnings but that was not enough to save jobs with a further 850 positions to be cut. The global job cuts come as part of an "IT Transformation" program ...

Older people seek more financial advice

ALISON BEVEGE  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUL 2011
Wealthy older men are the biggest consumers of financial advice and are far more likely to use a planner than those under age 34, or women, latest figures show. The Superannuation and Wealth Management in Australia report, released last week by Roy ...

Coalition, small business reject super clearing house model

ALISON BEVEGE  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JUL 2011
A member of the Stronger Super Peak Consultative Group has rejected the Superannuation Clearing House model and has called for employers to be taken out of the superannuation payment process altogether. Superannuation payments should be deducted by ...

Macquarie may slash jobs in dip

ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 19 JUL 2011
Investment banking group Macquarie may cut staffing levels due to an expected fall in revenue as their shares slumped to two-year lows. As news rolled round the globe of the expected job cuts today, Macquarie Group shares slumped a further 1.61% to ...

Bigger super funds may not be cheaper for members

ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 19 JUL 2011
An industry super fund head has said the idea that bigger super funds are cheaper for members is unfounded. John Livanas, chief executive of $1 billion meat industry fund AMIST Super, said smaller can be better and that mergers for the sake of merging ...

Growing SMA use hits education barrier

ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 19 JUL 2011
Financial advisers are gradually increasing their use of separately managed accounts, with education forming a barrier to widespread uptake of the structure, new research has found. The 2011 Separately Managed Accounts Report found that while just 18% ...

JB Global submits to independent review

ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 19 JUL 2011
Investment services firm JB Global will submit to an independent review of 100 personal advice files after the Australian Securities and Investment Commission imposed new licence conditions on the company. JB Global will also offer remediation to any ...

Yellow Brick Road seals deal with Nine

ALISON BEVEGE  |  MONDAY, 18 JUL 2011
Wealth management firm Yellow Brick Road will be promoted on television by the Nine Network at discounted rates after the media group formalised its purchase of 19.9% of the company today. Yellow Brick Road today announced it had entering into formal ...