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HESTA awards global private equity mandate

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2024
HESTA has issued a $250 million global private equity co-investment mandate to Stafford Capital, dubbed QP4. Stafford's Australian private equity lead Daniel Bowden said that this strategy seeks to tap into smaller deal sizes, providing access to a ...

RBA issues warning over inflationary spending

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept the official cash rate on hold at 4.35% in June but would not rule out another hike in the future. The RBA board noted that inflation had fallen substantially since its peak in 2022 but said recent federal and ...

ASIC appeals judge's call to not penalise Block Earner

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2024
ASIC is appealing the Federal Court's recent decision to not issue a penalty to Block Earner after it was found to have provided unlicensed financial services. In November 2022, ASIC commenced civil penalty proceedings against Block Earner, which offered ...

More Aussies anticipate renting in retirement: Vanguard

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2024
An increasing number of Australians expect to be paying off a mortgage or forced to rent in retirement, according to the latest Vanguard How Australia Retires survey. Vanguard Australia managing director Daniel Shrimski said after working hard and saving ...

First Bitcoin ETF to launch this week on ASX

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2024
VanEck will make history this week as the first investment manager to launch a Bitcoin ETF on the ASX. The VanEck Bitcoin ETF (ASX: VBTC), which will list this Thursday, has come into being after an uptick in queries and requests from the adviser and ...

AFCA seeks industry feedback on approaches

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUN 2024
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) is seeking feedback from the financial services industry on its proposed annual Approach document schedule for financial year 2024-2025. AFCA Approach documents support consumers, small businesses ...

ASIC issues first stop order for crowd funding

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued an interim stop order preventing Hirehood from offering securities under its crowd-sourced funding (CSF) offer document. The CSF was published on the VentureCrowd intermediary platform. ...

Performance test covers managed accounts, SMAs: APRA

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024
The prudential regulator is reminding trustees that managed accounts and separately managed accounts (SMAs) are high on its radar when administering the performance test. APRA told trustees that SMAs and other managed accounts can fall into the TDPs ...

Advice reforms draft laws consultation opens

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024
Draft regulation of the first tranche of the Delivering Better Financial Outcomes reform package is now up for consultation. Treasury Laws Amendment (Delivering Better Financial Outcomes) Regulations 2024 has five sections that aim to make access to ...

Gender gap to close in 134 years: World Economic Forum

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024
The World Economic Forum released its Global Gender Gap Report for 2024 revealing that, at the current pace, it will take another 134 years - equivalent to five generations - to achieve full gender parity. Globally, the gender gap has closed by just ...