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Calls to investigate treatment of AMP advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... they would be turned off this year. "We also recognise the impact of the changes for advisers and the challenging environment that everyone is facing," the AMP spokesperson said. "The commissions will be returned to their clients and we'll continue to ...
ESG continues to outperform: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... with the lowest." RIAA said the thesis that responsible investing supports stronger outcomes for society and the environment, alongside delivering superior financial returns, has been put to one of its toughest market tests with the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Super fund names head of portfolio design
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... our Fund size grows." "I am very excited to be joining Debby, Sonya and the team at HESTA. The current investment environment is challenging; so it is the right time to be focusing on overall portfolio design, and thinking about how to optimise risk-adjusted ...
Chi-X releases viral TraCRs stocks
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... investors to gain single-stock exposure to the US companies that are at the forefront of shaping our 'new normal' environment." In particular, he believes Zoom TraCRs are likely to be popular among Australian investors, with the company's share price ...
BNP Paribas appoints APAC custody lead
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... Pacific. Franck brings with him direct experience from our biggest markets in Europe, as well as knowledge of the local environment having previously worked in Hong Kong," BNP Paribas chief executive of CIB Asia Pacific Paul Yang said. His appointment ...
Pessimism strikes Australia, US optimistic
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
... check during market swings." The survey also found eight in 10 financial professionals (79%) believe the current environment is one that favours active management. Additionally, almost seven in 10 advisers agree investors have a false sense of security ...
The secret to neutralising sequencing risk
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
... first-quarter performance saw most asset classes fall and diversification benefits disappear in a systemic 'risk-off' environment." For example, many SMSF, retirement and high net worth portfolios tilted towards infrastructure and real estate as defensive ...
FPA accuses ASIC of price gauging
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 JUN 2020
... described the increased levy as "fee gouging" and an unreasonable demand of financial advisers given the current economic environment. "Financial planners were hit with a 22% increase in 2017-18. Now ASIC estimates the levy will increase by 38% for 2019-20," ...
SEC charges COVID-19 microcap scammers
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... Boston director Paul Levenson encouraged investors to be extra vigilant when investing in microcaps in the current environment. "Microcap stocks can be particularly vulnerable to manipulative schemes, and investors should be alert to the heightened risks ...
2020 MAX Award winners named
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... awards have evolved to reflect changes in the wealth management space over the years, and now to reflect the current environment. Echoing this, Financial Standard executive director of media and publishing Michelle Baltazar said: "There's a lot of ...
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