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Low FASEA pass rate continues
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
The March FASEA exam results show that January's lower pass rate may become a trend in 2021. A total of 69% of candidates passed the March exam, better than the 67% that passed in January but below the 76% that passed in November last year. The ...
TAL fund in SFT
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
TAL Superannuation and Insurance Fund members will be transferred to a new fund under a successor fund transfer. On 31 May 2021, all members of the $1.1 billion TAL Superannuation and Insurance Fund will be transferred to Mercer Super Trust by way of ...
Former Westpac chief executive in new role
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
Former Westpac chief executive Brian Hartzer has joined an investment advisory founded last year. In his new role, he is working as a senior adviser to Melbourne-based Sayers which launched last year. "We're assembling a team of the brightest minds ...
AMP advice transformation leads exits
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
The change expert hired to transform AMP's financial advice business has left after seven months. Jill Hopkins was the advice transformation program director, appointed in November 2020 as part of the group chief executive Francesco De Ferrari's three-year ...
Chief economist update: Did the BOE just announce taper?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
This month the Bank of England's (BOE) monetary policy committee decided to keep the existing stance of monetary policy unchanged; the Bank Rate remains at a record low 0.1% and QE at £895 billion. But buried in the "Monetary Policy Summary and ...
State Street to track Bitcoin
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
The global investment giant State Street has launched a new Bitcoin Thematic Indicator to track the impact of Bitcoin on more traditional financial markets. The new State Street MediaStats Bitcoin Thematic Indicator series will quantify media coverage ...
Former adviser cops eight-year ban
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
A former ANZ and Infocus Securities financial adviser has been banned for eight years after ASIC found evidence of forgery and falsifying documents. Lisa Lee, a Sydney-based former adviser, falsely witnessed binding nomination of beneficiary forms for ...
ANZ profits up 45%, dividends double
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
ANZ posted statutory profit after tax in the first half to $2.9 billion, up 45% from 2H20. The bank announced a dividend of 70 cents per share, double of the previous half's dividend. ANZ said key drivers for the increase in its profits were net credit ...
Chief economist update: A date with the RBA in July
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) May the fourth Board meeting would have been a ho-hum event had it not been for the month of July. As expected, the RBA left monetary policy settings unchanged - "including the targets of 10 basis points for ...
JPMAM Australia chief to retire
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2021
After more than a decade with the business, J.P. Morgan Asset Management's local chief executive Rachel Farrell is set to retire later this year. Farrell first joined JPMAM in Singapore in 2011 as head of sovereign and institutional clients, South ...
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