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Economists share their top left field ideas for 2024

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
Some of the nation's leading economists shared their Factor-X - also known as an X-factor - for the year ahead at this morning's Chief Economists Forum in Sydney, led by the man who coined the term, industry veteran Don Stammer. Appearing at his 18 ...

Commonwealth Bank slapped with $10.3m fine for wage theft

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024
... key role in detecting wage theft and holding Commonwealth Bank to account, according to Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) president Michele O'Neil. "Congratulations to the union that stood by Commonwealth Bank workers and can finally see ...

Advice reforms can solve retirement income challenges

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
Opening up superannuation funds to more comprehensive financial advice could help solve some of the retirement income challenges Australians face, according to the Actuaries Institute. In its submission to the Retirement Phase of Superannuation consultation ...

ASIC issues interim stop orders against Keystone

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024
Keystone Asset Management has been told to stop offering the Shield Master Fund due to concerns about misleading statements and inadequate disclosures in the fund's documentation. ASIC issued interim stop orders against Keystone Asset Management, saying ...

Unlisted asset valuation practices under review

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024
APRA has confirmed it will conduct a "deep dive review" of funds' exposures to unlisted assets later this year. Combining its policy and supervision priorities for the first time to give regulated entities a better idea of what to expect in the year ...

AI is not the 'Wild West': Longo

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024
Despite the rapid progress of artificial intelligence (AI), existing obligations around good governance and the provision of financial services remain robust, according to ASIC chair Joe Longo. Addressing the crowd yesterday at the UTS Human Technology ...

ETFs reigned supreme in 2023: Superhero

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2024
New insights from Superhero show the total trading volume of the top five most-traded ETFs on Superhero overshadowing that of both the top 10 listed companies in Australia and the US. According to Superhero's annual Year in Trades Review report, nearly ...

ME Bank fined $820k for misleading borrowers

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024
ME Bank has been fined by the Federal Court after it was found to have provided inaccurate information about its home loans to customers. The matter, prosecuted by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, followed an investigation and referral ...

Bond ETFs poised for growth in 2024: Vanguard

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2024
Bond ETFs attracted a surge of interest from Australian investors in 2023, as rising interest rates made fixed income allocations more appealing, according to data released by the ASX and Vanguard. Australian bond ETFs received $3.81 billion in cash ...

Former UniSuper chief appointed to CSLR board

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2024
Former UniSuper chief executive Kevin O'Sullivan has been appointed to the Compensation Scheme of Last Resort (CSLR) transitional board as a non-executive director. O'Sullivan steps into the CSLR board role effective immediately, succeeding June Smith ...