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PrimaryMarkets launches new financial adviser channel

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2024
PrimaryMarkets has launched a new channel aimed at making alternative investments more accessible to financial advisers and their clients. The platform affords advisers and their client's access to a spectrum of investment opportunities, including unlisted ...

Seven fund managers scoop up First Sentier mandates

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024
Colonial First State (CFS) flags it will appoint seven new managers to take over several mandates that will be vacated by First Sentier Investments (FSI) following the shock closure of four local investment teams. CFS has said it has been "actively ...

Link Group rebrands as acquisition completes

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 MAY 2024
Link Group will now be known as MUFG Pension and Market Services, following the implementation of the scheme of arrangement with Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. The business comprises two ...

Australia requires swifter settlement cycle: SIAA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
Australia is at risk of getting left behind if it does not adopt the T+1 settlement cycle along with major global financial centres, according to operations experts who spoke at the Stockbrokers and Investment Advisers Association Conference (SIAA) ...

Budget 2024: Regulators given boost to combat misconduct, cybersecurity

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
The government will provide $17.3 million over four years to ASIC and APRA to combat greenwashing and other related financial misconduct and help further develop Australia's sustainable finance market. In a bid to promote the development of sustainable ...

Spaceship expands Voyager suite

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024
Spaceship is launching two new Voyager portfolios, targeting investors with a lower risk appetite and shorter investment horizon. The Spaceship Explorer Portfolio and Spaceship Galaxy Portfolio bring the Voyager lineup of products to five, sitting alongside ...

Billionaire quant investing legend Jim Simons dies

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024
... firms in history, has died at the age of 86. Simons began his career as a mathematician, earning a mathematics degree from MIT in 1958 and a PhD from UC Berkeley in 1961 at the age of 23. After his doctorate, he briefly taught at MIT and Harvard before ...

Federal Court rejects two CBA class actions

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024
The Federal Court shut down two class actions against Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) relating to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF). AUSTRAC alleged as early as 2017 that the bank contravened the Anti-Money Laundering ...

ASIC slams funds' serious deficiencies over advice fee charges

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
A review by ASIC has found evidence of poor oversight of advice fee deductions by superannuation trustees, with some allowing charges of up to $20,000 before raising concerns and some not conducting any checks of advice documents at all. ASIC is calling ...

APRA 'continuing to monitor' UniSuper outage

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024
UniSuper has commenced the restoration of its services, as APRA confirms it is monitoring the situation which arose when the fund's private cloud was inadvertently deleted. In a brief statement to Financial Standard, APRA said it is "aware of the ...
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