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Allianz Retire+ heavyweight jumps ship

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 17 NOV 2023
After three years, the head of institutional solutions at Allianz Retire+ has departed. Fintan Thornton has left the retirement specialist to take on a new role at a health fund. It comes at a time of turmoil for the retirement industry, which has come ...

ASIC to crack down on superannuation misconduct

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2023
ASIC has announced plans for strong, targeted enforcement action in the superannuation sector, focusing on member outcomes in 2024. Baring its teeth in an enforcement and regulatory update released today, the corporate regulator signalled that tackling ...

APAC looks to data-driven future: State Street

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2023
Over 80% of institutions globally expect sizeable opportunities to emerge from enhanced data management and usage, according to State Street's latest report. The State Street Data Opportunity Study, conducted in the third quarter of the year, analysed ...

Aussie banks deliver record profits in FY23

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2023
Australia's major banks have achieved skyrocketing returns of $32.5 billion, up 14% from last year, driven by loan growth, margin expansion and the continued decline in notables. This year, profits exceeded the previous record set in 2017 at $31.2 ...

ASIC charges HESTA for misleading marketing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 10 NOV 2023
HESTA has come under fire, with ASIC issuing three infringement notices against the fund for purportedly publishing false or misleading performance figures about one of its investment options. The industry fund subsequently incurred a $48,600 fine for ...

Will HNW firms re-enter retail advice?

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 NOV 2023
Two major high-net-worth financial advice firms laud the Quality of Advice Review's promises of drastically reduced scrutiny and red tape but have stopped short of saying that they will re-enter the retail client space. JBWere Australia began exiting ...

Campbell Lutyens opens local office

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 30 OCT 2023
Global private capital advisory group Campbell Lutyens has hired former QIC infrastructure specialist Peter Siapikoudis as a managing director in its newly opened Melbourne office. Siapikoudis' association with Campbell Lutyens dates back to 2018 ...

Alternative assets are the way forward: Forum

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023
While traditional equities and bonds still have a place in portfolios, an effective strategy for balancing portfolio volatility and generating yield involves incorporating alternative investments, says abrdn investment director Raf Choudhury. Choudhury ...

Australian farmland values in decline: Report

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 24 OCT 2023
Australian farmland values have reached an inflection point in 2023 following a sustained period of strong growth, according to Rural Bank's latest report. In collaboration with Digital Agricultural Services (DAS), Rural Bank's Australian Farmland Values ...

AMP names super, investments lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 24 OCT 2023
AMP has appointed a former BT Financial Group executive to its ranks to lead its superannuation, master trust, and investments unit. Melinda Howes will take on the role of group executive for superannuation and investments from 29 January 2024, leading ...