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Bitcoin investing is on the rise, but more regulation is needed

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024
In April the Bitcoin halving event will occur. This is when the amount of Bitcoin someone can mine from a Bitcoin block is halved, making the cryptocurrency more valuable. In anticipation of this event Australian investors have been stocking up on Bitcoin. ...

Why BlackRock is taking a risk-on view

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
BlackRock has high hopes, at least in the short term, that market sentiment is set to improve. In a market update, the asset manager said the potential for falling inflation, nearing interest rate cuts and solid corporate earnings will support "cheery ...

Platypus AM appoints new chief executive

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
Platypus Asset Management has appointed a new chief executive following the retirement of Gary Adamson. Jelena Stevanovic, who joined Platypus as a senior equities analyst in 2008 before being appointed portfolio manager for Platypus' flagship equities ...

Calls for fresh 5% hike to minimum wage

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) will seek another 5% increase in the minimum and award wages as part of its submission to the Annual Wage Review. Each year, the Fair Work Commission hears from unions, employers, and governments before ...

Director facing $13k fine in first of its kind action from ASIC

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has commenced the first prosecution action against a director for failing to comply with the obligation to have a director identification number (director ID). ASIC did not name the director ...

New SMSF solution for Islamic Australians launched

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
An Islamic financial services provider has launched an Islamic self-managed super fund (SMSF) solution for members of the Australian Muslim community who want to invest in property for their retirement in a way that is compatible with their faith. Meezan ...

Australia's wealthiest women not getting the advice they need

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
The number of high-net-worth (HNW) women seeking increased engagement with financial services is growing in Australia, according to new research. JBWere and CoreData research found Australian woman are more highly educated, entrepreneurial and participating ...

ANZ to pay $57.5m to settle class action

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024
ANZ announced it reached an agreement to settle a class action brought against it by Phi Finney McDonald in 2021. The class action related to certain interest charged on specific ANZ personal credit cards in the period from 1 July 2010 to 1 January ...

Why active managers are falling behind in emerging markets

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Equities investors in emerging markets targeting outperformance may be better served implementing a multifactor strategy, according to new research from VanEck. The research paper, Factor-in Emerging Markets, revealed employing multiple factors would ...

ASIC's harsh words to directors: 'It's not meant to be easy'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) chair Joe Longo has had enough of company directors complaining about keeping up with their obligations. In a speech to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Australian Governance ...