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Australian Unity hires from QIC
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 11 MAY 2020
Australian Unity has appointed a portfolio manager for its new healthcare investment initiative. Victor Windeyer has been appointed portfolio manager to lead the development of a new healthcare investment focussed initiative within the funds management ...
AMP defends hefty remuneration bill
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
During the AMP annual general meeting chair David Murray defended the pay packet chief executive Francesco De Ferrari and the board continue to take home despite the company's woes. The 2019 AMP remuneration report was rejected by shareholders. ...
FASEA extension to pass next week
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
In a webinar for the Financial Planning Association of Australia members, assistant minister for superannuation, financial services and financial technology Jane Hume delivered some welcome news about the extension to FASEA requirements. Hume confirmed ...
ASIC delivers thinly veiled warning
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
ASIC has warned consumers about advertising that compares fixed-term investment products to bank term deposits, the issue it is pursuing Mayfair 101 over. ASIC said a surge in marketing of fixed-term investment products in recent months had prompted ...
COVID-19 creates case for robo-advice
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
After ASIC issued a stark warning to people using retail broking services to try their hand at day trading, robo-advice services and financial advisers say this is why financial support needs to be accessible. ASIC observed an average of 4675 new identifiers ...
A challenge in a Class of its own
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
SMSF platform Class found itself in a fairly unique predicament recently after acquiring a business in another state only for the borders to be closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Class, which is based in Sydney, purchased NowInfinity, based ...
New Future Fund chief executive
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
The Future Fund, Australia's sovereign wealth fund, has appointed a new chief executive, promoting its chief investment officer to the role. Chair of the Future Fund Board of Guardians Peter Costello announced the appointment of Raphael Arndt as ...
Early release applications top $9bn
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
As more than $9 billion in super is requested for early release, Australia's largest superannuation fund has paid out over $1 billion, with funds for the industries hardest hit by COVID-19 not far behind. Australia's largest fund, the $185 billion ...
ME Bank saga could impact super funds
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2020
ME Bank has come under fire after customers received letters telling them the redraw balances on their mortgages had been dramatically slashed without any warning. One letter from ME Bank, seen by Financial Standard , showed a customer's redraw ...
ASIC issues stark warning to retail investors
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2020
ASIC has issued a strongly worded warning to those trying to profit from the COVID-19 induced market volatility who are not investment professionals. The regulator released a 14 page paper on how investors are trading in securities and contracts for ...
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