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SMSFs navigate savings

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2007
Self managed super funds (SMSFs) could be the next big client segment of Aviva's Navigator platform, thanks to their online account linking service, according to general manager of wealth management products, Andrew Barker. The feature, which treats ...

NZ mobile tech company spreads fronds

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2007
Global technology services provider LogicaCMG has partnered with New Zealand mobile banking, payment and authentication software manufacturer Fronde Anywhere to distribute their SMS and Java-based mobile banking products worldwide. The tie-up will give ...

Future Fund appoints equities investment director

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2007
The Future Fund has appointed former Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC) executive Elspeth (Elly) Lumsden as equities investment director. Lumsden was previously investment director of international equities at VFMC, and previously worked ...

Praemium appoints new marketing manager

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2007
Praemium has appointed former UK marketing manager Renae Whiting as group marketing manager. Whiting will work alongside national sales manager Warren Gibson to broaden Praemium's reach into the financial planning, accounting and broking market. She ...

Skandia gives multi-managers mandates

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2007
Skandia has introduced mandate structures to their multi-manager funds, allowing investors access to managers closed to new investors or previously available only through mandates. Skandia's chief executive officer, Ross Laidlaw, said, the move will ...

AustSafe redeems and goes to Paradice

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2007
AustSafe Super has given Paradice Investment Management a new $51 million Australian equities large caps mandate, funded through the redemption of the Perennial Value Australian Equities mandate. The AustSafe mandate adds to Paradice's recent $100 million ...

MLC gives clients $6.4m bonus

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2007
MLC has returned over $6.4 million in fund manager rebates to customers over the last twelve months, almost half of its $13.4 million-plus in returns over the past three years. More than forty of the funds listed on MLC's MasterKey and MasterKey Custom ...

Governance returns sour Asian alternatives outlook

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2007
Investors in Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur are avoiding alternative investment classes, according to a new Watson Wyatt survey, citing inadequate governance and a feeling diversification will dilute returns. 51 per cent of respondents in Hong ...

Market Wrap - Midday

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2007
The Australian share market had given up this morning's gains to be only marginally ahead at noon after AGL Energy tumbled on a profit warning and Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd announced it had delayed a demerger over its tax implications. Earlier ...

MLC offers income protection, split premiums

CHRIS NICHOLLS  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2007
MLC has added several new benefits to its Personal Protection Portfolio and Life Cover Super (LCS) insurance products, following recent changes to contribution limits and the removal of Reasonable Benefits Limits. The changes include the addition of ...