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XPLAN best planning software in 2012

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2013
IRESS' financial planning software system XPLAN is the top-rated planning application for 2012 according to an Investment Trends report. The 2012 Financial Planning Software Report by Investment Trends is an in-depth analysis of the eight fully featured ...

Australia becomes fourth largest pension pool

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2013
Australia now has the world's fourth largest pension pool after superannuation assets relative to GDP rose to 101% in 2012, according to a Towers Watson report. According to the Towers Watson Global Pension Assets Study, Australian superannuation assets ...

Australia CEO axed in Russell restructure

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2013
Russell Investments' Australia chief executive Chris Corneil has been let go, following the departure of several key executives who have also left in recent months. Corneil has reportedly already finished at Russell Investments, and was made redundant ...

New BDM for AUI

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2013
Australian Unity Investments has appointed Shaun Thomas as NSW and ACT business development manager. Thomas joins AUI from HSBC Global Asset Management, where he was associate director - key accounts and research relationships. He has also held client ...

AIST lashes out at Coalition

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2013
The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees has hit out at a Federal Opposition decision not to support the Gillard Government's low income super rebate. Yesterday the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST), which represents ...

Advisers head to Gold Coast for social media conference

BEN COLLINS  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2013
Financial advice professionals will travel to the Gold Coast this weekend to better learn how to make technology work for their businesses. Starting Sunday 3 February, the Adviser Edge conference will put forward the sharpest innovations in financial ...

SFG appoints CIO for Mosaic

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 31 JAN 2013
Zurich Financial Services Australia's former head of investments has joined SFG Australia as chief investment officer of its portfolio construction business. SFG Australia said today that Matthew Drennan, who was executive general manager of investments ...

Funds unlikely to follow HOSTPLUS to PST

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 31 JAN 2013
After HOSTPLUS announced last week that it would potentially let self managed super funds access its investments, fellow industry superannuation funds have denied they have similar plans. CareSuper chief executive Julie Lander said that the idea of ...

TAL's Affinia hires for growth plans

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 31 JAN 2013
Life insurance group TAL's new risk business Affinia has hired three regional managers to spearhead growth plans, it said yesterday. Affinia said that Jonathon Nguyen, Peter Nielsen and Paul Gaffney would become regional managers, and that each had ...

New dealer group boss for IOOF

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 31 JAN 2013
After he oversaw its takeover of financial planning group Plan B, listed wealth Manager IOOF has unveiled Mick Farrell as its new head of dealerships. Yesterday IOOF said Farrell would start as general manager of dealerships from 4 February this year. ...