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Chief economist update: Economy slows to decade low but still tops the pops
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 5 SEP 2019
... "Made in Australia" products and services and "staycations". Certainly, it's a challenging global and domestic environment but current indications are that we have seen the low in this economic cycle. More so, given that major central banks and governments ...
Look to 2008 survivors: Ausbil
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
... years of 2008 and 2015." Bucks said the returns of disruptive or niche businesses are less affected by the top-down environment. The Ausbil Global SmallCap Fund's investment universe captures 23 global developed markets with over 4000 securities. Ausbil ...
First carbon neutral super fund named
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 3 SEP 2019
The Federal Department of Environment and Energy has certified a $50 billion superannuation fund as Australia's first carbon neutral fund. HESTA is the first super fund to be certified carbon neutral for emissions produced from its operations. Chief ...
Life insurance leaders fear for industry
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2019
... Damien Mu discussed the future affordability of life insurance for consumers in the context of the current regulatory environment. Brooks argued that the affordability of financial advice is also under deep threat as regulatory changes drive up the price ...
Chief economist update: The budget surplus can wait
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 30 AUG 2019
... deficits) would "crowd out" private borrowing and therefore, lift interest rates - doesn't apply to the current environment" where the official cash rate is heading to zero. Australian total private new capex fell by 0.5% in the second quarter following ...
Adviser of the Year named
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
... Sheridan Australia. AFA chief executive Phil Kewin said: "Simone is an exceptional role model in today's challenging environment. She has a proven philosophy for meeting the financial and emotional needs of clients which translates to consistent ...
The highest honour: 2018 AOTY reflects on win
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... that it gave him the ability to be a voice and help other advisers who might being doing it tough in the current environment. Robertson didn't judge the finalists for the 2019 Adviser of the Year, but said if he had he would look for someone who puts ...
REP 515 divides advice community
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... become such a big issue in financial advice," Anderson said. In a detailed presentation about the current regulatory environment for advisers, Anderson looked at the myriad of legislative changes laid out over the next few years as part of the government's ...
Advisers band together: AFA Conference 2019 kicks off
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
... the key message is that advisers are not alone, especially if they are under pressure or worried about the current environment. "I am also aiming for this to be a line in the sand moment for the financial advice profession and the broader industry, to ...
Climate policy more than divesting: UniSuper
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
... down when things aren't. "When times are good, prosperity is high, we get very concerned about doing right by the environment," Howitt noted. "When times are tough, everyone's concern comes back closer to home and it gets a lot harder to follow through ...
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