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US regulator, states sue Facebook

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020
Facebook appears unfazed by antitrust lawsuits filed by 46 US states and the Federal Trade Commission seeking to force the social media giant to divest key assets, labelling the actions 'revisionist history'. The FTC and 48 Attorneys General ...

Chief economist update: It's looking up for the land down under

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
It keeps getting better and better for Australia. Only yesterday, I penned about things bright and beautiful developing in Australia - its success over containing the second wave and the consequent relaxation of restrictions and re-opening of state ...

JobKeeper saved 700,000 jobs: RBA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
One in five Australians who received the JobKeeper payment would not have stayed employed this year without it, according to a research paper from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). The Morrison government announced a series of fiscal measures at ...

Labor, unions, industry funds seethe

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
The opposition party, Industry Super Australia (ISA) and unions have criticised the Retirement Income Review and say the super guarantee (SG) must rise. Labor leader Anthony Albanese said the government is looking for excuses to break its promises. ...

Praemium improves on-boarding

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 NOV 2020
A new functionality on the Praemium platform is helping financial advisers on-board clients more efficiently. Praemium's integration with Iress' financial planning software Xplan enables advisers to initiate new applications more seamlessly. The new ...

Successor fund transfer finalised

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 17 NOV 2020
A $65 billion industry fund is now home to the members of a corporate super plan after a successor fund transfer, which had been delayed, was completed. The IAG & NRMA Superannuation Plan first announced it would merge with Sunsuper in February 2019. ...

Off-platform assets consume advisers' time

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 9 NOV 2020
Off-platform assets are increasingly taking up more of financial advisers' time as many express frustration with the lack of solutions available that can house all of their clients' assets. According to joint research by Praemium and Investment Trends ...

Aware Super, OptiComm deal still alive

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
Broadband technology company OptiComm has slapped down media speculation in relation to Aware Super's attempts to purchase the company. In an announcement to the ASX, the company said an article in the Australian Financial Review stating that OptiComm ...

Dorsey holds reigns at Twitter

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has held onto his position after Elliot Management corporation raised concerns about his leadership earlier in the year. In a filing to the SEC, Twitter said an independent committee, in cooperation with Elliott Management ...

The rate that stops the nation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
Prior to the horses hitting the track many economists are betting on a rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia's board today to a new historical low of 0.10%. Finder's RBA cash rate survey found 67% of economists believe the central bank will cut ...