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Beware super home buyer collateral damage: ISA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAY 2022
The Coalition's super home buyer proposal could leave thousands worse off, even if they don't access the scheme, Industry Super Australia (ISA) has said. ISA said that under the super home buyer scheme, funds would be forced to carry more cash. As cash ...

ASX board diversity stagnating: Report

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022
Nineteen per cent of female ASX 300 directors are dominating close to half of all female-occupied seats, according to diversity insights showing little has changed in the last 12 months. The 2022 Board Diversity Index, launched by the Governance Institute ...

Investors seek inflationary refuge in diversification strategies

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
A bfinance quarterly Manager Intelligence and Market Trends report has shown that investors have sought enhanced sources of real return to combat rising inflation. The first quarter of 2022 has created a period of renewed uncertainty as investors grappled ...

GQG Partners expands Australian team

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
... and platform development and stakeholder management will be based in Brisbane. He joins GQG Partners from Colonial First State, where he was most recently a strategic account manager. At CFS, he was responsible for managing investment and platform relationships ...

Superannuation not a super solution to housing affordability

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
Homeownership rates have plummeted, but unions and industry groups have had a negative response to Scott Morrison's last-ditch pitch to 'aspirational Australians'. Morrison has said that supporting first home buyers is a key part of his government's ...

Westpac architects new institutional banking platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
Westpac has begun work on a new transactional platform for institutional clients, using UK technology provider 10x Banking to provide the core technology. The two companies have signed a letter of understanding that's built on an existing three-year ...

Former adviser sentenced over dishonesty

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
A former financial adviser will serve a three-year correctional order, including home detention, for providing fabricated evidence as part of an ASIC investigation. Ezzat-Daniel Nesseim was sentenced to a three-year intensive correctional order after ...

Fidelity appoints sales manager

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAY 2022
... Asteron Life, both in business development and fund administration, DWL Financial Services, ScotiaBank and Colonial First State. "Benjamin has a strong track record in distribution and sales and a deep understanding of the needs of the financial advice ...

Super Guarantee increases now ironclad

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
The super industry has welcomed the Prime Minister's re-election promise that a Coalition government will lift the Superannuation Guarantee to 12% as legislated. The Prime Minister has said he "stands by" the currently legislated 12% increase and ...

Copia, Mutual Limited sign distribution agreement

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022
Copia Investment Partners has announced an Australian distribution partnership with Mutual Limited. Under the agreement, Copia will distribute Mutual Limited's Mutual Cash, Mutual Income, Mutual Credit and Mutual High Yield funds. Copia chief executive ...