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Retirees increasingly favour income over lumps sums

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2016
Retirees are increasingly choosing to access their superannuation through income streams rather than withdrawing lump sums, according to new analysis released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Bjorn Jarvis, the program manager of the ABS' ...

VicSuper chief wins FEAL award

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2016
VicSuper chief executive Michael Dundon has been named the Fund Executive Association Limited (FEAL) Fund Executive of the Year. The 15th annual Fund Executive of the Year award was presented at a FEAL members' dinner at the Sheraton on the Park in ...

AMP Capital names new chair

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2016
AMP Capital has named the person to replace long-standing chair Brian Clark when he steps down on 16 August after seven years in the role. Clark has been a director of AMP Capital since February 2008 and chairman since March 2009. Stepping into the ...

BetaShares launches new sector ETFs

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2016
ETF provider BetaShares has added two new exchange traded funds to its growing stable. The new products are BetaShares Global Gold Miners ETF - Currency Hedged (ASX: MNRS) and BetaShares Global Banks ETF - Currency Hedged (ASX: BNKS). Both are hedged ...

Aligned advisers return to UK

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2016
UK pension, investments and insurance giant Aviva has hired a fresh team of face-to-face advisers three years after scrapping its 120-strong team. The move marks the return of aligned advice - the new advisers will be restricted to recommending only ...

Equip readies full robo advice roll-out

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2016
Equip is piloting its robo-investment service, Equip MyMoney, with a select group of members, with release to all members planned by the end of the month. Equip MyMoney is the fund's custom-built superannuation version of Clover.com.au's automated investment ...

Magellan eyes 'exponential growth' from second machine age

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2016
Magellan's positions in Tesco and Lloyds Banking Group have hurt the group's flagship Global fund as the pound has plunged in the wake of the Brexit vote, but chief executive and chief investment officer Hamish Douglass has his sights on more exciting ...

SMSF advisers face demanding year

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2016
SMSF advisers are facing a year of significant change for their clients as the Government seeks to implement its 2016-17 Budget superannuation measures. That was the message from SMSF Association head of policy Jordan George in his address to delegates ...

Myer Family Investments names new chief executive

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2016
Myer Family Investments (MFI) appointed a new chief executive and one other board member. McAleese Group chief financial officer John Russell will join as MFI chief executive in November. In a statement MFI said it is delighted to welcome Russell to ...

Netwealth adds eighth private label managed account

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2016
Platform provider Netwealth has launched a new private label managed account service with privately owned wealth management firm Principal Partners. The new private label will only be available to clients of Principle Partners and will provide access ...