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BTFG names chief customer service officer

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 27 JAN 2022
BT Financial Group appointed a long-serving Westpac executive as its chief customer service officer. Georgina Croft spent 12 years at the Westpac Group, serving in several executive roles that included chief operating officer for the insurance businesses ...

HSBC receives ESG accolades, criticism on same day

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 27 JAN 2022
... terms of carbon emissions. HSBC has significant ties to Saudi Aramco, according to Market Forces. HSBC was the only global bank playing a lead role in arranging Saudi Aramco's initial public offering on the Saudi Stock Exchange. The bank also provided ...

CBA Group Super overhauls service providers

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 25 JAN 2022
The contracts for administration, custody and financial advice services at Commonwealth Bank Group Superannuation will soon be handed over to new providers, ending some long-standing relationships. A spokesperson for the super fund confirmed to Financial ...

Global dividend income growth to continue: Plato

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 25 JAN 2022
Plato Investment Management predicts income from global shares will continue to rise in 2022, following a strong 2021 calendar year. The fund manager's Global Income Report shows dividend income increased in all but one country (Switzerland) when comparing ...

Mayfair 101 files new appeal

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 25 JAN 2022
... court that Mayfair misled investors to believe its debenture products were comparable to and had a similar risk profile to bank term deposits. The products, both unsecured promissory notes, were promoted online by several Mayfair 101 Group companies ...

Crescent Group appoints head of risk

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2022
... Cader has more than 15 years' financial services experience, including leading credit teams at Pepper Group, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and GE Capital Finance, and risk and compliance operations at several start-ups including Nano Lending and ...

Federal Reserve mulls central bank digital currency

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2022
The US Federal Reserve Board is examining the pros and cons of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as it considers whether the creation of one would improve the domestic payments system. Considering the current state of the US domestic payments system ...

Inflation to retreat in 2022: Fund manager

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2022
Investors should not fear high levels of inflation as it will diminish by the end of 2022, one fund manager predicts. T. Rowe Price portfolio specialist Laurence Taylor forecasts that inflation will peak but will also fade in the same year. The combination ...

Macquarie AM reveals outlook for 2022

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2022
... year due to the Omicron variant. "Inflation should peak around mid-year, but in our view is likely to remain above central bank targets all year, keeping inflation concerns front and centre for investors and policymakers alike. "It will also be a year ...

Dramatic growth in non-aligned advisers: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 20 JAN 2022
... (267), Lifespan Financial Planning (251), Count Financial (249), Ord Minnett (239) and Alliance Wealth (215). As a result, bank and insurer-aligned advisers now only represent 27% of the segment. Another growing trend Rainmaker found is the rapid rate ...
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