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ASIC cancel advice firm's AFS licence

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  MONDAY, 22 OCT 2012
ASIC has cancelled the Australian Financial Services (AFS) licence of Sydney-based Australian Performance Financial Planning, effective immediately. In April, the corporate regulator suspended the company's licence because it had been had been put under ...

Schroders wins top fund manager award

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2012
Schroders Investment Management has won the top fund manager award, the Golden Bull, for the second year in a row at the Australian Fund Manager Award in Sydney last night. The event, held at Sydney's Doltone House, was hosted by the Australian Fund ...

Core Data: Super members crave quality dialogue

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2012
Over half of superannuation industry's members are currently disengaged, with many claiming that better quality communication from their fund would help foster a closer relationship, according to new Core Data research. CoreData's Member Engagement ...

AFA: Productivity Commission caves in to Shorten's pressure

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2012
The Productivity Commission has succumbed to Shorten's pressure and let all Australian workers down, according to the Association of Financial Advisers (AFA). The Productivity Commission's (PC) final report into default superannuation arrangements ...

MLC adds nine inv options to super product

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2012
MLC has added nine investment options to its MasterKey Business Super product to improve the offer for its members and advisers. It has also reduced a number of fees and improved the transparency of the product to prepare for the upcoming Future of ...

Zenith expands analyst team

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2012
Zenith Investment Partners has appointed two investment analysts to its existing thirteen person research team to meet business growth demands. Andrew Yap joins Zenith as a senior investment analyst and has over 13 years' experience spanning financial ...

CFSGAM bullish on listed infrastructure

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2012
Investors are encouraged to put their money in listed infrastructure as it offers a higher rate of returns than bonds and cash in the current low growth economic environment, according to Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM). CFSGAM's ...

Super cap breaches tumble

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2012
The Australian Tax Office's (ATO) latest report on cap breaches shows the number of people who exceeded the concessional contribution cap has dropped by 37% in the last 12 months. According to the ATO, in 2010/11 a total of 31,217 exceeded the cap ...

Threadneedle makes four new hires

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2012

Barclays cops $80,000 fine

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2012
Barclays Bank has been fined by ASIC for breaching the corporations Act and withdrawing $13.8 million of client segregated accounts money without authorisation. The corporate watch dog yesterday confirmed that Barclays had paid an infringement penalty ...