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Global investment firm to restructure

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAY 2018
... Financial Standard readers overwhelmingly supported the suggestion that Australia should follow the lead of the U.S. in a weekly spot poll. Over half of respondents to the poll indicated Australia should follow suit and cut the corporate tax rate to ...

Royal Commission can only mean more red tape: Poll

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 23 APR 2018
... Royal Commission will turn the financial advice industry in a new direction, and with more red tape. The publication's weekly spot poll shows more than half (55%) of the respondents strongly agree to the statement: The Royal Commission will fundamentally ...

Chief economist update: Back to the shops

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 17 APR 2018
... the first quarter of 2018 and the prospect of another two or three more interest rate hikes this year. Why not? Average weekly earnings growth have accelerated to 2.7% in the year to March from 2.6% in the previous month and take home pay would be even ...

Crime victims should receive super access: Poll

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 9 APR 2018
... see victims of horrific crimes have an ability to access the superannuation balances of perpetrators. The publication's weekly spot poll shows about two-thirds (63%) of respondents either agree or strongly agree to the statement: Victims of serious crimes ...

GROW Super begins group insurance innovation

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 MAR 2018
... said this will involve GROW members having one account for life, with retirement income targets implemented on either a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. "That means from cradle to grave you'll have one member number and one account. As you go along ...

Chief economist update: The uncertainty that is Trump

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2018
... has yet to put pressure on wages and again, by extension, inflation. The latest US employment report showed that average weekly earnings slowed to 2.6% in the year to February, down from 2.8% in the previous month, which was revised lower from the initial ...

Tariff exemption a sigh of relief: Poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 MAR 2018
... been dire for the country's resources sector, according to more than half (63%) of respondents in Financial Standard 's weekly spot poll. Australia fortunately will be exempt from the steel and aluminium tariffs of 25% and 10% respectively imposed by ...

Equipsuper appoints head of risk

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 MAR 2018
... reported "better than expected savings" on top of initial estimates of $10 million per year. In October 2017, Equip cut weekly administration fees for accumulation accounts from $1.50 to $1.25. Asset-based administration fee also reduced from 0.2% per ...

Most investors shun credit ratings: Poll

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2018
Credit rating agencies have no bearing on the majority of investors' decisions, Financial Standard's weekly spot poll shows. Almost three-in-four (74%) respondents don't rely on the recommendations of credit rating agencies - 39% of these participants ...

LIF reforms to drive specialised advice industry

ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2018
... administrative roles, then para-planning and finally financial advice. Late last year, Financial Standard found in its weekly spot poll that many advisers were still unclear about their obligations under the LIF rules with less than six weeks before ...