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Technology coming for advice jobs
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 SEP 2019
Rice Warner says technology is likely to forever alter how people expect to receive and pay for retirement advice. New insights from the research house suggest robo-advice is not the only channel through which the advice industry will be changed by ...
Corporate fund appoints risk lead
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 24 SEP 2019
The long-serving group executive, risk and compliance at First State Super has taken on a new role with a corporate superannuation fund. Suzette Thurman will join Qantas Super as its new chief risk officer. Thurman steps into the position from First ...
Purdue bankruptcy vindicates ESG screens
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy after facing a slew of lawsuits for the mismarketing of its product OxyContin. The company's marketing and mislabelling of OxyContin has seen it accused of causing the opioid addiction crisis in the US. Purdue ...
Investors must monitor social mood: Nikko
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
Nikko investment director in global equities Iain Fulton says investors should be aware of the social mood and the social reputation the companies in their portfolios carry. At an investor briefing in Sydney, Fulton suggested investors look to the art ...
Growing uncertainty sees more advisers outsourcing
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
Financial advisers are increasingly bearish in their outlook for Aussie equities and uncertain about global equities - resulting in an uptick in outsourcing. New Investment Trends research indicates a strong trend for advisers moving away from being ...
FASEA ethics pose risk to managed accounts
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
The Institute of Managed Accounts Professionals (IMAP) has made a submission to the Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority, questioning its consideration of conflicts of interest in the Code of Ethics. IMAP said Standard 3 in the FASEA Code ...
Support staff should meet FASEA standards
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019
BT head of financial literacy and advocacy Bryan Ashenden told the Financial Standard and Challenger Technical Services Forum that FASEA standards should raise questions for support staff as well as advisers. Appearing at the event yesterday, Ashenden ...
Thousands strike from work for climate
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019
Today's global climate strike has resulted in 2568 Australian businesses giving their employees the day off to protest, including Australian Ethical, Future Super and IRESS. The protests,scheduled for September 20, are happening three days out from ...
Vanguard pilots new robo offering
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 19 SEP 2019
According to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Vanguard is launching a new digital-only financial planning service through Vanguard Advisors. The offering, which is being piloted, will be called Vanguard Digital Advisor and ...
Banks face imminent disruption
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 19 SEP 2019
The banks are facing big problems, according to Catherine Wood, chief executive of ARK Invest. Wood was asked at a Nikko Asset Management event how she considered banks to be positioned for the future. "Banks anywhere in the world have a big problem ...
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