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Mercer unveils best-performing Aussie equity funds
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2019
Mercer has named the top-performing Australian equities funds for the 2019 financial year. Mercer's latest Investment Survey found Martin Currie's Australia Real Income strategy delivered 18.8% in the year to June 2019. BlackRock Equitised Long ...
Adviser association rebrands, grows membership
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2019
The United Financial Advisers Association has re-emerged to grow its membership to 2500 advocating for several reforms in the advice sector. Formerly known as the Life Insurance Customer Group, UFAA recently rebranded and decided to cease lobbying for ...
Industry fund appoints chair
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2019
A $2.7 billion industry superannuation has welcomed a new chair, as well as a deputy chair. Janet Torney has been appointed chair of Club Plus Super, while Steve Whan is the new deputy chair. Torney takes over from Tara Moriarty , who stepped down after ...
Industry bodies react to APRA review
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2019
Several industry associations have responded to APRA's Capability Review as many weighed in on how the recommendations can improve the superannuation sector. The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees head of advocacy Ailsa Goodwin said ...
CFS hires executive manager of insurance
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2019
Colonial First State has recruited an executive manager of insurance from AIA Australia. Baneesha Narang joins CFS after working as a technical manager of group insurance at AIA Australia for over eight years. Prior to that, she was an assistant product ...
NFP funds dominate group insurance market
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2019
While not-for-profit funds continue to hold the lions' share of the group insurance market, new research reveals corporate fund members are more likely to take-up default insurance. After examining insurance options available via 220 products, Rainmaker's ...
NEOS grows sales teams
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUL 2019
NEOS Life has established its footprint in the South Australian market with two new hires. Andrew Bridgland joined NEOS in July as a business development manager, representing South Australia and Northern Territory. He was most recently at Asteron ...
APRA endorses review recommendations
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUL 2019
APRA said it welcomes the Capability Review's "ambitious agenda" that aims to shakeup its culture and enforcement powers. Of the 24 recommendations from the Graeme Samuels-led Capability Review , APRA is endorsing the 19 recommendations dedicated ...
APRA forced to overhaul culture, capabilities
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUL 2019
The prudential regulator has been criticised for its poor culture, leadership and regulation of the superannuation sector following a landmark review that will force it to overhaul its entire structure. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority ...
HUB24 launches white label SMA
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
HUB24 has partnered with a fund manager with more than $2 billion in assets under a managed account structure to launch a new SMA solution. Elston Asset Management, a subsidiary of financial services firm Elston, has launched a private label SMA on ...
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