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Boutique launches active hybrid ETF

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Daintree Capital has launched Australia's first bank hybrid fund in a single unit structure just months after delisting a cash ETF. The Daintree Hybrid Opportunities Fund invests in a diversified global portfolio of between 25 to 125 hybrid bank securities. ...

ASIC prepares advisers for DDO

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
ASIC is urging financial advisers to be well prepared for the new Design and Distribution Obligations regime, warning that there should be no surprises when it kicks into gear on October 5. The corporate regulator said it will take a "reasonable approach" ...

YFYS test results not a fair representation: Frontier

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
Frontier is concerned the APRA performance test does not adequately assess acceptable performance, given several of the funds that were failed actually perform better than others that passed. The asset consultant, which advises on $490 billion, said ...

Communicate risk, defensiveness differently: Panel

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Funds will have to shift the way they communicate risk to members and rethink portfolios as the outlook for defensive assets changes in the coming years. That was the consensus from a panel at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ...

Consumer group slams super self-assessments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
Super Consumers Australia has slammed super funds' member outcomes assessments (MOAs), finding several funds claiming to be acting in members' best interests even when fees are high and performance is lacklustre. Super Consumers Australia looked ...

ASIC bans adviser, cancels AFSL

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
The corporate regulator has banned a Gold Coast-based adviser for five years and cancelled the group's AFS licence over misconduct. Adam Bevan was an authorised representative and sole director of Trade Wind Financial Services. ASIC banned Bevan after ...

Northern Trust launches low carbon strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
Northern Trust Asset Management (NTAM) has launched an actively managed strategy that focuses on high-quality, low-volatility stocks while maintaining a lower carbon footprint. The Quality Low Volatility Low Carbon World (QLV Low Carbon) Strategy is ...

Morningstar launches fee comparison tool

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 9 JUL 2021
Morningstar is launching a new tool that provides increased transparency and disclosure on fees across its investments and superannuation products, well above what RG97 requires. The Morningstar Total Cost Ratio (TCR), which will be rolled out on August ...

Robinhood hit with record-breaking fine

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021
Trading platform Robinhood has been slapped with a US$70 million fine, deemed to be the largest financial penalty handed down by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). FINRA, which regulates brokerages and exchanges, said millions of Robinhood ...

Adviser slapped with four-year ban

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
Another former Meritum Financial Group and InterPrac Financial Planning adviser has copped a ban from the corporate regulator. From 1 April 2021, ASIC banned Hobart-based Hannah Jennings from providing financial services for four years for failing to ...
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