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ASIC sues former Freedom Insurance staff

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2021
A former Freedom Insurance director and consultant will head to Federal Court for their alleged involvement in aggressive sales tactics. ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings against former Freedom Insurance managing director of Keith Cohen and ...

Economic recap: Week to October 22

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2021
... monetary and fiscal policies and businesses and consumers' reaction function to these. So far, most central banks (led by the Fed) still thinks that the recent surge in inflation is transitory. More recently, US treasury secretary Janet Yellen noted ...

HESTA pushes for net zero legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
The federal government's refusal to commit to net zero by 2050 will lead to Australia losing a massive amount of green foreign investment, superannuation fund HESTA warned. At a recent Investor Group on Climate Change event, HESTA chief executive Debby ...

Better Advice Bill gets green light

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
The landmark Better Advice Bill, which introduces a new disciplinary body, passed the senate overnight. Under the Financial Sector Reform (Hayne Royal Commission Response-Better Advice) Bill 2021 (Better Advice Bill), from 1 January 2022, the Financial ...

Fed to ban policymakers stock, bond trading

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... Further, to avoid the appearance of conflict of interest in the timing of investment decisions, they will be required to give the Fed 45 days' prior notice of their intention to buy or sell. These decisions must then be approved by the Fed and the investments ...

Former Dover adviser banned

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
The corporate regulator handed down a six-year ban from providing financial services to a Melbourne-based financial adviser for failing to provide appropriate advice. Ashok Sherwal advised clients in need of cash to replace their existing insurance ...

Scariest themes for investors revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
A new survey from Citi has revealed what fund managers, chief executives and chief financial officers across Australia and New Zealand are most concerned about. Stagflation, China's slowdown and a global energy crunch were top of mind for over 1500 ...

What family offices want: Report

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021
... economic shutdown into one of the strongest bull runs of the 21st century, proving that it is imprudent to 'bet against the Fed. The growth that family offices achieved in the period is a standout." More than 80 single and multi-family offices in Australia ...

Economic recap: Week to October 15

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
... the supply chains and the energy crisis - ones, that could cap (even reverse) economic growth momentum. Have no fear, the Fed has a Plan B. According to the minutes: "...in keeping with the outcome-based standard for initiating a tapering of asset purchases ...

Economic recap: Week to October 8

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
... current growth moderation into economic stagnation. But chances are the spike in inflation is going to be transitory as the Fed and the European Central think (hope). Inflation would ease as more and more factories return to full production, supply chain ...
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