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Better Advice Bill gets green light

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
The landmark Better Advice Bill, which introduces a new disciplinary body, passed the senate overnight. Under the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response-Better Advice) Bill 2021 (Better Advice Bill), from 1 January 2022, the Financial ...

Adviser exam cost jumps under new bill

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021
The Better Advice Bill is proposing several changes to the mandatory financial advice exam, including substantially increasing the cost of each sitting. The Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response-Better Advice) Bill 2021 exposure draft ...

AFA names Great Advice Awards winners

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021
In place of its traditional awards program this year, the Association of Financial Advisers unveiled the recipients of the inaugural Great Advice Awards. AFA national president Michael Nowak said due to COVID-19 restrictions and being unable to host ...

Baby Boomers cashing in on meme stocks

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021
According to analysis from Openmarkets Group, on average Baby Boomers and Generation X are making money on meme stocks, while Millennials are losing money. The analysis covered 11 "meme stocks" (stocks whose share prices skyrocketed due to social media ...

Older investors, women flock to crypto

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
Young males no longer make up the majority of cryptocurrency investors, with older Australians and women investing large amounts, according to BTC Markets. BTC Markets' Investor Report FY20-21 showed almost one in four crypto investors are over the ...

Investors lose in viral stock picks

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021
According to new analysis, stock picks which became popular on Facebook, Reddit and Twitter were almost guaranteed to see investors lose money. OpenMarkets Group (OMG) looked at trending stocks across Facebook, Reddit and Twitter - particularly those ...

Australia's first Filecoin fund launches

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 AUG 2021
Holon Global Investments has launched the Holon Wholesale Filecoin Fund, allowing investors exposure to a different kind of digital asset. The fund is seeking to raise $25 million over three months and will not charge a management fee. Filecoin was ...

Funds will fail YFYS test multiple times: Parametric

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
The latest researcher to run the numbers says as many as 20% of super funds could fail the Your Future, Your Super performance test in any given year, with a strong likelihood they'll fail again in the years to follow. According to Parametric modelling ...

FASEA maintains low pass rate

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUL 2021
The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA) exam held in May recorded another low pass rate, continuing the trend of previous exams. Of the 1894 advisers that sat the exam, 69% passed. This is in line with the March results which also ...

Better Advice regulations hit parliament

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
Financial advice regulatory reforms that include establishing one disciplinary body and giving ASIC greater powers over the industry are closer to becoming law. The minister for superannuation, financial services and the digital economy Jane Hume introduced ...
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