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Coalition appoints shadow assistant treasurer, financial services minister

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAR 2024
The Liberal Party appointed a new shadow assistant treasurer and shadow minister for financial services in Luke Howarth, while Andrew Bragg takes on the portfolio of home ownership. Opposition leader Peter Dutton unveiled a shakeup of his frontbench ...

Aware Super appoints member strategy lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
The $170 billion Aware Super has appointed a new lead for member strategy who previously worked at AustralianSuper. Chris Cramond took on the newly created role of head of member strategy on March 4, overseeing member experience, data and insights ...

ASIC succeeds in conflicted remuneration case

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
ASIC has succeeded in its case against RM Capital, which the court found failed to take reasonable steps to prevent its authorised representative accepting conflicted remuneration. On the February 29, the Federal Court found that RM Capital's authorised ...

Count completes Diverger acquisition

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
Count has finalised the acquisition of Diverger as the latter officially delists from the ASX today. The group now has 590 financial advisers and funds under advice (FUA) of $29.9 billion. Count chief executive Hugh Humphrey said: "An important strategic ...

Advice PDMs, BDMs at inflection point: Survey

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
Professional and business development managers are growing increasingly dissatisfied in their current roles as many flagged their exit over the next three years, a new survey finds. A comprehensive analysis of professional development managers (PDM) ...

ASIC takes further action on Prospero

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
ASIC is pushing for Prospero Markets to be wound up following revelations that it was linked to one of Australia's biggest-ever money-laundering operations. Former officers and responsible managers of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives issuer Prospero ...

Platinum plans turnaround, FUM dwindles

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
Platinum Investment Management unveiled its turnaround strategy as funds under management (FUM) continue to suffer institutional investor outflows and negative returns. The fund manager said its immediate priorities in the next few months is to cut ...

Large-cap equity funds continue underperformance: SPIVA

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
Large-cap active equity fund managers turned in their second-worst year of underperformance as 77% failed to beat their benchmark, the latest SPIVA study shows. Aussie large-cap managers suffered their worst-performing period in 2023 - not since 2018 ...

DASS settlement pending court approval, victims urged to claim

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
The federal court will soon determine if it will approve the $16 million to settle the class action against E&P Financial Group as some victims of Dixon Advisory and Superannuation Services (DASS) are running out of time to make a claim. On 3 April ...

Super assets reach $3.7tn

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
Australians' nest egg jumped 10% to $3.7 trillion in the year to 2023 thanks to strong contributions and share market performance. The latest statistics from the prudential regulator show that APRA-regulated assets dominate the pool, growing 12% to ...