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First neobank granted full banking licence
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2019
... highest raising since the initial APRA reform. Frydenberg believes Volt Bank's success is due in part to broader federal government economic policy. "Increasing competition in the banking sector to give consumers more choice, lower prices and better ...
Budget surplus unlikely as economy stalls: Fitch
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
... Solutions. In December 2018, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann announced the Federal Government had received higher than expected revenue from individual and company taxes. This suggested a $4.1 billion Budget surplus to ...
Best-in-show splits industry
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 11 JAN 2019
... establishing an expert panel to select the best funds to help guide consumer choice. The Commission wants a Federal Government-backed expert panel to oversee the list. It sees the panel selecting from products submitted that meet a clear set of criteria ...
Productivity Commission shakes up default superannuation
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 10 JAN 2019
... and make it available on their website annually. Also on the insurance front, the Commission recommended the Federal Government to establish a joint regulator taskforce to advance the Insurance in Superannuation Voluntary Code of Practice. Its aim is ...
Ausbil ESG strategy advances
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 3 JAN 2019
... said. Ausbil strongly supported the recent assent of the Modern Slavery Act in Australia, engaging both the Federal Government and individual businesses. "There are about 40 million people living in modern slavery conditions in the world. That makes ...
AFA explains stance on grandfathered commissions
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 21 DEC 2018
... stream products, life insurance arrangements and the cost of the advice would all need to be considered. "The Federal Government needs to come to the party on some of these issues and provide things like CGT rollover and Centrelink deeming rollover treatment ...
Ten stories that defined the Royal Commission
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 DEC 2018
... industry when it shut-down in June. Shortly after, the AFA set about lobbying the corporate regulator and Federal Government to extend the transition period provided to Dover Financial Advisers' authorised representatives. High profile adviser under ...
MYEFO sees bond issuance drop
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 18 DEC 2018
The Federal Government's revised Budget figures reveal a sharp reduction in the deficit and a 26% reduction in required bond issuance for this financial year. "Treasury bond issuance for the year is now expected to be around $52 billion compared with ...
IFM Investors chair lays out priorities
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
The $113 billion manager will look towards congested cities to deploy future capital but nothing as big as its Westconnex investment is on the horizon, newly-appointed chair Greg Combet said in a media call today. The former Labor federal minister took ...
Future Fund to manage new drought fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 4 DEC 2018
The Federal Government has introduced a bill to set up a $5 billion fund for drought-related spending that will be managed by the Future Fund Board of Guardians. Minister for Finance and the Public Service Mathias Cormann said the fund will kick off ...
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