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Industry names recognised

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 28 JAN 2020
A number of key figures in the financial services industry were among those recognised on Australia Day, being awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia. Rice Warner executive director Michael Rice received the honour for his service to business ...

Up close and personal: Women in financial services

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019
... not-for-profit funds, and is an icon of the superannuation industry; while Louise Davidson (ACSI chief executive) received an Australia Day honour this year. Wright encourages women working across the industry to not "be frightened of putting yourself ...

Former TAL chief appointed at Swiss Re

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 31 JAN 2019
... Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia for four months in 2016. Broadbent was recently recognised in the Australia Day honours list, among several other financial services industry stalwarts.

Australia Day honours recognise industry stalwarts

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 JAN 2019
... Several veterans of Australia's financial services industry were recognised over the long weekend in the 2019 Australia Day Honours List. Honoured for their service to the sector, the list features a number of familiar faces, including the chair ...

Chief economist update: Trump trumps Fed

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 29 JAN 2019
It appeared that not only us, Australians all, were celebrating Australia Day on January 26. Our American brethren were too... but for a different reason. The Dow rose by 0.7% on the day (January 25 in New York); the S&P 500 increased 0.8% and the Nasdaq ...

Australia Day: How the barbecue has changed

DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 25 JAN 2019
Over the past 20 years, Australians have increasingly paid more for their meat at Australia Day barbecues. They're also more conscious about drinking alcohol to excess and should eat fruit salad. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said sausages ...

Lead portfolio manager named for new international LIC

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2018
... allocation. Separately, Wilson was appointed an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AO) on Australia Day. He was appointed "for distinguished service to the business and finance sectors, particularly in the field of asset management ...

Low prices inflate RBA rate cut chances

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 JAN 2017
Australians, all, should we rejoice? A day before we celebrated Australia Day, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its latest update on the country's inflation. Overall consumer prices rose by 0.5% in the December quarter, easing from ...

Down but upbeat

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JAN 2016
Thank heavens for 'Australia Day'! The holiday saved us, Australians all, from being whipsawed by the big swings in oil prices and on Wall Street. But there's even greater reason to remain optimistic - if not rejoice - for even before we downed our ...

Market Wrap AM

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 27 JAN 2015
... December are due out. No major equities news is expected. In Australia, the market was closed on Monday for the Australia Day public holiday. On Friday, the local market posted its biggest weekly gain in two years, helped by the European Central Bank's ...
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