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Fidelity to launch active ETFs
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 26 APR 2018
Fidelity International will be launching a range of active ETFs in the Australian market as part of a move to make active management "frictionless" for investors. Speaking to Financial Standard , Fidelity Australia managing director Alva Devoy said ...
ClearView terminates agreement after takeover bid expires
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 26 APR 2018
After the 18-month window for a Japanese life insurer's takeover bid expired, ClearView terminated the co-operation agreement between the two parties. In October 2016, Sony Life agreed with Crescent Capital Partners to acquire a 14.9% stake in Clearview ...
Royal Commission singles out 325 NAB staff cutting corners
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 24 APR 2018
The Royal Commission referred today to a breach report concerning 325 NAB staff, including 204 financial advisers, who were involved in incorrectly witnessing client forms. This finding came out of a line of questioning involving a particular adviser ...
New CEO to join MQA after restructure
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 23 APR 2018
Macquarie Atlas Roads, which will soon rebrand itself Atlas Arteria after ending its management arrangements with Macquarie, will be led by a new chief executive-elect from May 1. Graeme Bevans will take on the role having been chief executive of Annuity ...
Royal Commission presents clear downside for bank stocks
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 23 APR 2018
Findings from the Royal Commission, and the possible increased regulation that will emerge as a result, have weakened the investment case for Australia's banking sector. Research from Credit Suisse analysts Jarrod Martin and Brendon Ferreira suggests ...
Blue Sky MD resigns
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 23 APR 2018
Blue Sky's managing director, who took over from founder Mark Sowerby in August 2016, is resigning from the company to help "rebuild market confidence." Robert Shand presided over Blue Sky during a difficult period, where US hedge fund Glaucus Research ...
ANZ dragged its heels on adviser misconduct
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 20 APR 2018
The former chief executive of ANZ-aligned RI Advice told the Royal Commission the group took "too long to act" on adviser misconduct. Darren Whereat discussed the case study of former RI Advice authorised representative John Doyle with Senior Counsel ...
Government targeted for delaying Royal Commission
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 20 APR 2018
The Turnbull Government's initial resistance to the Royal Commission was targeted by social media this week. Perhaps unsurprisingly, much of the criticism was leveled by Labor and Greens politicians - although the former Deputy Prime Minister also expressed ...
Government ramps up ASIC powers
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 20 APR 2018
In light of the Royal Commission, the Turnbull Government has increased criminal and civil penalties for corporate misconduct and boosted ASIC's surveillance powers. Treasurer Scott Morrison and Minister for Revenue and Financial Services Kelly O'Dwyer ...
Blue Sky funds downgraded after profit revisions
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 20 APR 2018
Two Blue Sky funds have been rated "unapproved" and "low investment grade" by SQM Research after the manager conceded it had fallen short of shareholder expectations. Blue Sky's Alternatives Access Fund was downgraded to 3.25 stars and recommended as ...
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