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COVID-19 deepens life insurer losses
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
Australian life insurers posted a net loss of $1.8 billion for the year ending March, taking a significant hit from the previous year's profits of $759 million, according to APRA statistics for March quarter. The life insurance industry had $185.3 billion ...
Grow Super co-founder in alleged betting scandal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
The co-founder of Grow Super, a fund marketed to millennials, has resigned, allegedly as a result of his involvement in an NRL betting scandal. Grow Super co-founder and chief executive Joshua Wilson has stepped down from his role due to the alleged ...
IOOF to provide fee relief to adviser network
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
IOOF has announced a new initiative that will see its network of financial advisers offer free financial guidance to local communities until the end of September. IOOF said it is providing fee relief to its advisers to volunteer 60 hours of their time ...
Chief economist update: Eurozone contraction heads from mild to severe
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
"I did my best But I guess, my best wasn't good enough..." - 'Just Once', James Ingram The European Central Bank (ECB) launched a new €750 billion asset purchase programme in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The following ...
Super escapes COVID-19 hit
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAY 2020
Latest data from APRA shows that the superannuation sector has withstood the worst of the COVID-19 financial crisis, falling just 0.3% in a year while bolstering cash reserves. The prudential regulator's latest quarterly superannuation statistics ...
Adviser banned for five years
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
A financial adviser who cycled through seven AFSLs in nine years has been banned after ASIC found he provided poor SMSF advice and based insurance advice on the commission he'd receive. The five-year ban follows ASIC surveillance of advice provided ...
Chief economist update: Japan reopens for business
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020
It was a magnificent Monday, 25 May 2020, for Japan for on this day Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared the country's state of emergency over. We salute you our Japanese brothers and sisters, for Japan has flattened its coronavirus curve despite ...
IOOF settles class action
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 25 MAY 2020
IOOF has settled one of the class actions brought against it on the back of the Royal Commission. The wealth group announced to the ASX this morning it has settled in the class action brought by Quinn Emanuel Urqhart & Sullivan in April 2019. The class ...
Fidante adds to London office
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
Challenger's multi-boutique business has added to its London office's institutional sales team. Fidante Partners appointed Kerry Duffain to its institutional client solutions team in the London office. Duffain was most recently the head of European ...
Hedge funds rally in April, but YTD still bleed red
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
New data has revealed that hedge funds around the globe staged a recovery in April, with a positive aggregate return of more than 5%. It follows a disappointing March, with almost all the hedge funds tracked by a global database and analytics tool in ...
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