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FoFA anxiety remains high: FPA

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2013
Compliance and the cost of regulation are the main concerns for financial planning businesses in the current environment, said the Financial Planning Association after a survey. Recent research shows that Future of Financial Advice compliance and the ...

Investor 'fear factor' lowest in 40 months

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2013
Australian investors are less scared then they have been in more than three years, and stock market return expectations are at a 20 month high. Research group Investment Trends today released the findings of its January 2013 Investor Intentions Index ...

Super tax concessions not overly generous: Mercer

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2013
Against the backdrop of intense political debate, Mercer has released research which it states proves Australians do not receive unfair tax advantages through superannuation. Today Mercer said that its research "defused" the hotly debated idea that ...

CSFGAM restructures leadership team

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2013
Two senior executives have left Commonwealth Bank's investment arm Colonial First State Global Asset Management after a restructure of the company's leadership team. After three senior internal appointments, Colonial First State Global Asset Management ...

Policy team reshuffles at ASFA

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 11 FEB 2013
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has restructured its policy team after the departure last year of policy manager Margaret Stewart. Last week the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) said that after Stewart left ...

Keep chasing architects of Trio collapse: Agencies

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2013
A joint parliamentary committee yesterday urged enforcement agencies to keep chasing the perpetrator of the Trio Capital Fraud. Some $176 million was lost or went missing following the collapse of Trio in late 2009 - the largest superannuation fraud ...

$18 billion super tax 'honey-pot' by 2020

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2013
The Federal Government will scoop up $18 billion worth of superannuation taxes by the year 2020, said the Financial Services Council's submission to upcoming Federal Budget. In its submission released yesterday the Financial Services Council (FSC) made ...

New board member to tackle Asia growth: La Trobe

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2013
New board member to tackle Asia growth: La Trobe Ben Collins 170 words Credit specialist fund manager la Trobe has added another director to its board to help spearhead the business's expansion in Asia. Yesterday La Trobe said that Hung Fei Chan, who ...

Water fund recommended

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 8 FEB 2013
Rating agency Zenith has recommended the Blue Sky Water Fund, which trades physical water assets that it says are uncorrelated to mainstream investments. The Blue Sky Water Fund is an unlisted fund operating in the alternatives space which focuses on ...

Back-off super: FSC missive to Canberra

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2013
All Australian political parties have been told to leave superannuation laws alone by the Financial Services Council, which said that the industry has 'had enough'. Financial Services Council chief executive John Brogden this morning hit out at politicians ...