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AustralianSuper engages TAL to create retirement option

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
AustralianSuper and life insurer TAL have joined forces to create a new 'income for life' retirement option. The engagement extends a longstanding partnership between TAL and AustralianSuper to now support members' financial choices in retirement. ...

PGIM launches new platform in Australia

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
PGIM Real Estate has expanded its agriculture financing platform into Australia as part of the asset manager's global growth strategy. PGIM said Australia marks the first expansion of its agriculture lending business beyond North America. PGIM Real ...

Advised investors spurring SMSF rebound

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024
Uncertain market conditions in 2023 spurred a rebound in the number of self-managed super funds (SMSFs) seeking financial advice. According to new research from AUSIEX, new SMSF account openings were driven by advised clients as the number of self-directed ...

Australian Retirement Trust announces new investment strategy and options

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2024
Australian Retirement Trust (ART) has announced a range of changes to its investment strategy and options. ART chief of retirement, Kathy Vincent, said the fund engaged its members, advisers and employers to co-design the new investment menu. "When ...

Advisers flock to managed accounts, but are very selective

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAR 2024
A new report from State Street and Investment Trends found a record 25% of all new client inflows are placed into managed accounts. The proportion of advisers using them has more than tripled from 18% a decade ago to an equal record high of 56% now. ...

AFCA secures $40m in refunds

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) said it helped secure more than $40 million in refunds for hundreds of thousands of consumers between July and December 2023. AFCAs Systemic Issues Insights Report revealed the 139,011 consumers received ...

FAAA calls on ATO to provide clarity over advice fees

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
The Financial Advice Association Australia (FAAA) has called on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to build upon the progress it made in its public release of revised tax deductibility guidance in December 2023. The FAAA said the ATO should further ...

Coastal Advice Group merges with Compass Financial Management

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024
Coastal Advice Group (CAG) has continued its expansion plans by announcing it has merged with Port Macquarie financial advice firm Compass Financial Management. This comes after CAG also acquired both RI Advice Brighton and Wealth for Life Financial ...

Global dividends reached record high in 2023

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
The latest Global Dividend Index by Janus Henderson Investors revealed global dividends experienced an uptick of 5% on an underlying basis, reaching a record of US$1.66 trillion in 2023. The report revealed the year closed on a particularly positive ...

Bitcoin hits fresh high as investors await halving event

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
Bitcoin has hit a new all-time high, surpassing US$72,000 ($100,000) for the first time since the digital asset's inception. The latest price boost was underscored by an increased acceptance of Bitcoin by mainstream financial institutions with the UK's ...