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FASEA too soft on ethical investing: Advisers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
During a Responsible Investment Association of Australasia webinar some financial advisers have suggested that FASEA's Code of Ethics doesn't go far enough on ethical investing. Appearing on the webinar, Federation Financial Services adviser Dave Rae ...
AZ NGA makes 64th acquisition
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
AZ Next Generation Advisory (AZ NGA) has acquired a material interest in a risk advice business with offices in Sydney and Brisbane. Certe Wealth Protection is a specialist risk insurance advice business that currently employs four advisers and seven ...
CBA sells CommSec Adviser Services
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2020
The Commonwealth Bank has entered into an agreement to sell AUSIEX, which trades as CommSec Adviser Services, to a Japanese firm. Nomura Research Institute, a Japanese technology solutions and business consulting firm, has entered into an $85 million ...
Australians hate complexity, not annuities: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2020
New research from Melbourne Business School Orford Initiative has found there is more demand for annuity products than the industry or government previously believed. However, that demand is being stifled by a lack of understanding among consumers on ...
COVID-19 ETP market winners, losers
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
New Rainmaker research has revealed the winners and losers in the exchange traded product (ETP) market during the quarter to March's COVID-19 induced volatility. March 2020 was characterised by sharp falls and rises in equities as investors grappled ...
Frontier Advisors makes key appointments
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
Asset consultant Frontier Advisors has announced several new faces will be joining its senior team. Joe Clark and James Bulfin will join Frontier's alternatives and derivatives research team as senior consultants. Clark joins from QIC where he was senior ...
ANZ accused of exploiting staff
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2020
The Finance Sector Union has accused ANZ of exploiting staff in an effort to pad out its results, with the big bank hitting back. An FSU spokesperson said the union had received "hundreds" of complaints after ANZ asked all staff to take their accrued ...
No golden ticket for super funds
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 APR 2020
March provided evidence that superannuation funds won't be able to guild returns through investments in gold, according to Parametric. Parametric managing director of research Raewyn Williams said investments in gold failed to provide a safe haven from ...
IOOF, CountPlus, Iress want better path to fee consent
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 24 APR 2020
Licensees and platform providers have joined forces to call for a consistent industry approach to managing the Advice Fee Consent legislation. The proposed legislation, which is part of the government's Royal Commission reforms, requires platform operators ...
COVID-19 clogs custody mandate pipeline
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 24 APR 2020
Switching custodians is one of the tasks being put on the back burner as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts businesses and markets. The biggest custody businesses are experiencing delays in implementing new mandates, as volatility makes clients hesitant ...
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