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SSGA expands risk-based ETF model portfolios

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUL 2024
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has announced the expansion of its State Street risk-based ETF model portfolios to include a new High Growth investment option. The High Growth model will be available to financial advisers on the Praemium, HUB24 ...

Data concerns land Fiducian with additional licence conditions

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2024
Fiducian Portfolio Services has been slapped with additional licence conditions by APRA, as the regulator looks to address concerns ahead of the annual performance test. APRA said it identified issues with the accuracy and completeness of data submitted ...

Group insurance cheaper by 25%: Rainmaker

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2024
Group insurance continues to be cheaper than life insurance purchased directly with an insurer by as much as 25%, new research from Rainmaker Information shows. The latest Rainmaker Benchmarking report finds that cost savings for group insurance members ...

Magellan fund to launch as active ETF

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUL 2024
Magellan's Global Fund (MGF) has converted to an open-class structure that will soon trade as an active exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the ASX. On July 10, the New South Wales Supreme Court approved to convert the fund from a closed-class unit to ...

ASIC, APRA provide FAR update

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUL 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) have published new information to help insurers and superannuation trustees prepare for the commencement of the Financial Accountability ...

'Growing revenues, not AUM, is the new name of the game': ISS

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2024
... lower-fee index funds. This comes as interest in more expensive active strategies appears to have weakened, according to an ISS report. The report highlighted that the growing market share of index funds - driven by the proliferation of exchange-traded ...

Adviser queries jump 40%: AMP

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2024
Financial advisers are focused on helping their clients navigate superannuation contributions, transfer balance caps, dealing with a death benefit and home ownership issues, according to the latest data from AMP Advice. TapIn, AMP Advice's technical ...

Australian ETF industry blazes past $200bn

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2024
The Australian ETF industry has rocketed past $200 billion in assets under management, with a prominent fund manager forecasting it could grow to $500 billion by 2030. ETF market capitalisation jumped by 15.7% in the first half of 2024 to $205.3 billion. ...

MetLife refreshes two products

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2024
MetLife introduced several changes to two products that are available through financial advisers. The changes that took effect on June 30 impact policyholders in MetLife Protect and MetLife Protect Super. MetLife Protect insures against death, trauma ...

DigitalX to launch Bitcoin ETF on ASX

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024
Digital asset funds management firm DigitalX will launch a Bitcoin ETF on the ASX this Friday. DigitalX said that its Bitcoin ETF (ASX: BTXX) will provide a simple, liquid, and regulated structure for investors to gain exposure to the emerging digital ...
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