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Best default super funds revealed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
Superannuation research shows that retail funds dominated in the 12 months to January end. League tables show Vanguard Super's default lifecycle investment option bested competitors for the year ending 31 January 2024. According to Rainmaker Information ...

Vanguard chief executive Tim Buckley to retire

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
Vanguard chief executive and chair Tim Buckley has announced his retirement, set for the end of 2024, after three decades at the investment manager. Vanguard's board of directors is actively searching for Buckley's successor, considering both ...

'ASX Wolf' Tyson Scholz bankrupt in ASIC crackdown

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
ASIC has secured sequestration orders against finfluencer Tyson Scholz, the self-proclaimed 'ASX Wolf,' effectively declaring him bankrupt. The corporate regulator sought sequestration orders against Scholz for not paying Federal Court-mandated costs ...

Perpetual profit, operating revenue lifts

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024
Perpetual reported an increase to its underlying net profit after tax and operating revenue, largely due to the Pendal acquisition. Underlying profit after tax (UPAT) reached $98.2 million, 46% higher than the prior corresponding period because of the ...

Former Blockchain Global director confined to Australia

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024
ASIC has obtained an interim order from the Federal Court to restrict former Blockchain Global director Liang Guo, also known as Allan Guo, from leaving Australia. The corporate regulator is currently investigating Guo and two other Blockchain Global ...

Major decline in group insurance coverage: ASFA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has reported a sharp decline in group insurance coverage, pointing the finger at recent reforms. ASFA research indicates that the implementation of the Protecting Your Super (PYS) and Putting ...

GBST upgrades WealthConnect platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
GBST has enhanced its WealthConnect platform, introducing the capability to model interactive superannuation, pension, and self-managed super fund (SMSF) strategies. In May 2023, GBST acquired WealthConnect from Creativemass, a financial software provider ...

VanEck establishes foothold in Brisbane

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
VanEck will have a team dedicated to the Queensland market from next month, responding to growing demand for its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) among financial advisers in the state. The investment manager also bolstered its Australian team with new investment ...

Super funds convene with assistant treasurer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
Representatives from the Super Members Council (SMC) met with assistant treasurer Stephen Jones to explore strategies for bolstering customer service. Industry super funds, in collaboration with the SMC, initiated a roundtable discussion last week with ...

Warren Buffet honours Charlie Munger in Berkshire shareholder letter

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
Warren Buffet praised his former right-hand man, Charlie Munger, as the "architect" of Berkshire Hathaway in its latest shareholder letter. In his tribute, Buffet acknowledged Munger for guiding him to acquire wonderful businesses at fair prices rather ...