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Housing market reaches new heights
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
... gains in real estate markets across the country. In the three months to April, national home values rose 6.8%, marking the highest quarterly dwelling growth rate since December 1988. "The Australian dwelling market has reached fresh record highs for ...
APRA approves MLC super takeover
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
... new licence conditions after the regulator found concerns it was not always considering members' best interests as the highest priority. The Royal Commission formed the view that NULIS' decisions in regard to moving certain groups of members into ...
KPMG recommends super changes
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
... part-time work. The gap between male and female workforce participation rates in Australia is 10%. This makes it the 16 th highest in OECD countries. KPMG said the interplay of childcare and tax and transfer systems are creating a barrier to women returning ...
Legalsuper adds Law Institute of Victoria chief
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2021
... "Adam's role as chief executive of the Law Institute of Victoria centers on meeting members' expectations through the highest standards of professionalism and service delivery - a direct alignment with legalsuper's own role in managing the retirement ...
Chief economist update: COVID-19 causes double-dip
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021
... record high of 63.3 while the services PMI went up to a reading of 50.3 - the first reading indicating expansion and the highest in eight months. This is good news according to Chris Williamson, chief business economist at IHSMarkit: "In a month during ...
Grant Thornton sells private wealth division
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 30 APR 2021
... standalone business, the Private Wealth team will be able to focus all of their resources and priorities on providing the highest level of support to clients while meeting any additional requirements and regulations." Clients of the private wealth team ...
Chief economist update: Not yet time to make a change
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 30 APR 2021
... consumer spending. The Conference Board's survey showed consumer confidence surged to a reading of 121.7 in April - the highest level from February last year and the fourth straight month of improvement. Similarly, the University of Michigan's ...
FirstChoice dominates platform market
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021
... functionalities, followed by AMP Flexible Lifetime with 5969 users. Over the course of 12 months, GWM Adviser Services welcomed the highest number of advisers of 173 but lost 164. AMP Financial Planning lost 389 advisers but added 50 new representati ...
Chief economist update: Low for longer
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021
... improved significantly. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.6% in March after jumping to 7.5% in July last year -- its highest level in 22 years. This jobless rate remains insufficient to drive wages higher. Recall the good governor declaring that wages ...
Chief economist update: Tomorrow never dies
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 APR 2021
... final reading of 59.7, with activity in both the manufacturing (60.6) and services sectors (63.1) ramping up to their highest levels on record. The IHS Markit flash Eurozone Composite PMI increased to a nine-month high reading of 53.7 in April (from ...
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