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FSC launches DDO templates

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
... the wealth management and life insurance sectors." The FSC is the latest industry participant to launch a DDO product. In March, Iress launched a DDO solution followed by Morningstar.

FASEA maintains low pass rate

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUL 2021
... rate, continuing the trend of previous exams. Of the 1894 advisers that sat the exam, 69% passed. This is in line with the March results which also recorded the same pass rate and slightly better than 67% that passed in January. Currently, over 14,850 ...

Former AFA chief in new role

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUL 2021
... president of the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) from August 16. Kewin served as the AFA chief executive between March 2017 and April 2021. Prior to that, he was responsible for Zurich Australia's life, advice and investment business ...

Vision Super appoints new chair

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUL 2021
... financial year, replacing Geoff Lake after his three-year term was completed. She has been a director of Vision Super since March 2018 as a member representative nominated by the Australian Services Union - Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities & Services ...

Westpac sells NZ life business

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 JUL 2021
... expected to result in a post-tax gain, and will add about 7bps to Westpac's common equity tier 1 capital ratio. As at March 31, the business had annual inforce premiums of NZ$149 million. Westpac chief executive Peter King said it's the latest ...

CFS unveils new leadership team

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 JUL 2021
... in May 2020. Coombe, who is the former MLC Wealth and current Generation Development Group chair was named chair-elect in March and will take the post once the deal finalises. CBA's divestment is still subject to finalisation and regulatory approvals ...

Alphinity adds to global equities team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 5 JUL 2021
... well-established investment process." The appointments come after Lachlan MacGregor resigned from the global equities team in March. He joined the firm in 2015 and covered technology, communication services and utilities sectors. Alphinity is distributed ...

Economic recap: Week to July 2

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 JUL 2021
... in June from 55.2 in the previous month. Still, China's manufacturing sector had been consistently in expansion since March last year, so too with its non-manufacturing industry.

Retail funds blitz personal-balanced options

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 JUL 2021
... performance in equities and property, Rainmaker said. "However, the MySuper monthly return for May was the lowest since March 2021 at just 1.1%." Australian and global equities drove the strong performance over the year, achieving 28% p.a. and 21% p.a. ...

Robinhood hit with record-breaking fine

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021
... third breach saw several technical outages that the platform failed to address. The most serious outage occurred between 2-3 March 2020, when Robinhood's website and mobile applications shut down, preventing customers from accessing their accounts ...