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Calls for fresh 5% hike to minimum wage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) will seek another 5% increase in the minimum and award wages as part of its submission to the Annual Wage Review. Each year, the Fair Work Commission hears from unions, employers, and governments before ...

Director facing $13k fine in first of its kind action from ASIC

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced the first prosecution action against a director for failing to comply with the obligation to have a director identification number (director ID). ASIC did not name the director ...

New SMSF solution for Islamic Australians launched

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
An Islamic financial services provider has launched an Islamic self-managed super fund (SMSF) solution for members of the Australian Muslim community who want to invest in property for their retirement in a way that is compatible with their faith. Meezan ...

Australia's wealthiest women not getting the advice they need

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The number of high-net-worth (HNW) women seeking increased engagement with financial services is growing in Australia, according to new research. JBWere and CoreData research found Australian woman are more highly educated, entrepreneurial and participating ...

ANZ to pay $57.5m to settle class action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
ANZ announced it reached an agreement to settle a class action brought against it by Phi Finney McDonald in 2021. The class action related to certain interest charged on specific ANZ personal credit cards in the period from 1 July 2010 to 1 January ...

Why active managers are falling behind in emerging markets

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Equities investors in emerging markets targeting outperformance may be better served implementing a multifactor strategy, according to new research from VanEck. The research paper, Factor-in Emerging Markets, revealed employing multiple factors would ...

ASIC's harsh words to directors: 'It's not meant to be easy'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) chair Joe Longo has had enough of company directors complaining about keeping up with their obligations. In a speech to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Australian Governance ...

Chalmers expected to deliver Budget surplus

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Treasurer Jim Chalmers is expected to deliver a surplus in the upcoming Federal Budget, but he warned iron ore prices and a softening labour market put a dent in how large it will be. Speaking at an event for the Committee for Economic Development of ...

ASIC bans director who promised 150% returns

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has banned Brian Jacques Creigh from providing financial advice or being involved in a financial services business. Creigh is the director of Panacea Capital. He operated the Panacea Capital ...

US Federal Reserve eyes multiple interest rate cuts this year

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
The US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) chose to keep the benchmark policy rate at 5.25% to 5.50%. Despite holding rates at their current level, the latest dot plot revealed the FOMC expects 75 basis points of cuts this year, with more to come in ...