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UHNWs see net zero as business opportunity

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
The super-rich are committed to addressing climate change, especially when there's a profit to be made in the process. New research from Barclays Private, Campden Wealth and Global Impact Solutions Today sought the opinions of 300 of the wealthiest ...

Statewide Super increases premiums

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
The $12 billion industry fund is upping insurance premiums from November. The fund, and its group insurer MetLife, communicated to members that from November a series of changes will be made to their insurance. These include an increase to premiums ...

QIC builds infrastructure debt team

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
QIC is continuing to expand its private debt footprint outside of Sydney and New York, with a new appointment. Nicholas Stockdale will join QIC Private Debt in London as the head of infrastructure debt, Europe. He will report to QIC head of infrastructure ...

ASIC provides licensing update

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
ASIC has released its annual report on the number of Australian financial services licences (AFSLs) and Australian credit licences (ACLs) applied for and approved - revealing an increase in applications. The regulator revealed that between July 2020 ...

ME Bank faces criminal charges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
ME Bank has appeared in Federal Court, facing criminal charges for allegedly making false and misleading representations in letters to its home loan customers. It is also alleged that the bank failed to provide written notice about annual interest rate ...

MSCI launches implied temperature tool

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
MSCI has launched an implied temperature tool, which will assess how companies are aligning with global temperature targets as the effects of climate change are felt. The Implied Temperature Rise solution will provide investors with data to map how ...

CFS reduces premiums

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
Colonial First State is reducing insurance premiums in its super funds, in a move that should benefit 220,000 members. Members of FirstChoice Employer Super, Essential Super, FirstChoice Personal and FirstChoice Wholesale Personal super products will ...

Australia ranked seventh for retirement wellbeing

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
Australia has failed to crack the top five for retirement wellbeing outcomes once again, according to the Natixis Global Retirement Index. Australia maintained its ranking of seventh place in the latest index for the second consecutive year. Iceland ...

Zurich appoints head of product

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
Insurance giant Zurich has appointed a head of product into a newly created role within its group insurance business. "Jennifer Faglioni was recently appointed as head of product, one of three newly created senior roles in Darren Wickham's group insurance ...

MUFG, First Sentier hire sustainable investment lead

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
MUFG and First Sentier Investors have announced who will lead the recently launched First Sentier MUFG Sustainable Investment Institute. Velina Karadzhova has been appointed to lead the new institute. Karadzhova will be responsible for developing the ...