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Chalmers expected to deliver Budget surplus

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Treasurer Jim Chalmers is expected to deliver a surplus in the upcoming Federal Budget, but he warned iron ore prices and a softening labour market put a dent in how large it will be. Speaking at an event for the Committee for Economic Development of ...

ASIC bans director who promised 150% returns

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has banned Brian Jacques Creigh from providing financial advice or being involved in a financial services business. Creigh is the director of Panacea Capital. He operated the Panacea Capital ...

US Federal Reserve eyes multiple interest rate cuts this year

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
The US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) chose to keep the benchmark policy rate at 5.25% to 5.50%. Despite holding rates at their current level, the latest dot plot revealed the FOMC expects 75 basis points of cuts this year, with more to come in ...

ASIC warns it can't take action on every case of misconduct

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) commissioner Alan Kirkland has admitted the regulator can't fight every battle of misconduct, but that doesn't mean it's not watching. Speaking at the Blockchain APAC Policy Week event, Kirkland ...

ASIC bans Queensland financial adviser

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has permanently banned Queensland-based financial adviser Shane Rose. Rose has been banned from providing any financial services, performing any function involved in the carrying on of a financial ...

AustralianSuper's move to boost productivity by up to 30%

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
AustralianSuper announced it would be one of 600 companies globally to participate in the Copilot for Microsoft 365 Early Access Program (EAP). AustralianSuper's chief technology officer Mike Backeberg said the move to introduce artificial intelligence ...

Investors being influenced by the 'Powell pivot'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
The Investment Grade Corporate Bonds: Understanding Manager Performance report said the 'Powell pivot' at the end of 2023 made the strategic shift a more attractive option for investors looking to capitalise on higher yields while reducing credit risk. ...

Treasury releases draft legislation for new $3m super tax

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
Treasury has released the draft regulations for the superannuation concessions changes set to come into effect FY 2025/26. Stakeholders have been encouraged to submit responses to the draft regulations before 26 April 2024. The bill imposes a tax rate ...

Interest rate cut may not come until 2025, experts warn

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is expected to keep interest rates on hold at 4.35% today but hopes for a rate cut around the corner may be off the table. In this month's Finder RBA Cash Rate Survey, 41 experts and economists weighed in on what ...

Policymakers face significant challenge in regulating AI

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
Innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) are quickly expanding, posing a challenge to policymakers attempting to regulate the area. According to Kevin Hebner, managing director, global investment strategist with Epoch Investment Partners, those charged ...