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BNP Paribas AM appoints wholesale distribution head

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2022
BNP Paribas Asset Management promoted from within to fill the role of head of wholesale distribution for Australia and New Zealand. Previously head of key accounts and research within the wholesale distribution team, Thira Ngoeun now leads that team ...

Advice industry loses 800 over New Year period

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 21 JAN 2022
The exit of 807 advisers during the Christmas and New Year break leaves the total population close to dipping below the 18,000 mark. There are currently 18,015 practising financial advisers left, according to Rainmaker's modelling of the ASIC Financial ...

Insto investors tempted by crypto

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JAN 2022
A new study shows close to 80% of institutional investors and wealth managers are now looking favourably upon cryptocurrencies, citing strong capital growth and diversification benefits. Commissioned by digital assets hedge fund manager Nickel Digital ...

Vale Chris Regenass

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 17 JAN 2022
The financial advice community is remembering Synchron state manager Chris Regenass, following his sad passing last week. In a video message to the Synchron adviser network, director Don Trapnell shared that Regenass passed away as a result of heart ...

Fidelity investment specialist exits

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022
Fidelity's Anthony Doyle has wrapped up with the investment firm, resigning to pursue a new opportunity. Doyle has served as cross asset investment specialist at Fidelity for three years, having joined in January 2019. Commenting on his departure, Fidelity ...

Data shows WallStreetBets created losses

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022
New data has found that in 2021 stocks recommended by Reddit's popular WallStreetBets (WSB) community resulted in more losses than returns. The data was compiled by European trading platform Capital.com, and suggests relying on advice in the WSB forum ...

WAM ups PAF takeover bid

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JAN 2022
WAM Capital has upped its takeover bid for PM Capital's Asian equities strategy, which the latter flags it will accept. WAM said the $1.149 per share offer for every PM Capital Asian Opportunities Fund (PAF) share is "compelling" and represents a 3.5% ...

New head of ESG at American Century

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 JAN 2022
The $250 billion global investment manager American Century Investments has appointed a new head of ESG and sustainable investing. Sarah Bratton Hughes joined the firm on January 3, and will also lead the ESG and investment stewardship team at American ...

ASIC unveils details of FSCP operations

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 23 DEC 2021
ASIC has released further information about the operations of the Financial Services and Credit Panel (FSCP) and what financial advisers can expect next year. Set to commence on 1 January 2022, the FSCP under the Better Advice Bill will have the power ...

Consultation opens for CCIV draft bill

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 DEC 2021
The long-awaited Corporate Collective Investment Vehicle regime draft regulation has been released, with consultation to be held until 21 January 2022. Rules for financial reporting, record-keeping, and custody of CCIV assets are some of the measures ...
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