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Higher premiums a problem, not a trend: AFA

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
The increase in life insurance premiums over the last few years are a problem that needs to be fixed rather than recognising it as a trend, according to AIA's chief executive. Speaking on a panel at the Association of Financial Advisers national conference ...

AFA chief outlines vision

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
The newly appointed chief executive of the Association of Financial Advisers remains realistic about the challenges the industry faces, but assured members that there is hope in overcoming them. In her first address as chief executive at the AFA's ...

Montreal Exchange extends trading hours

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
The Montreal Exchange (MX) is making a play for superannuation fund assets by syncing its trading hours to accommodate Asia Pacific investors. The Canadian derivatives exchange has extended its trading hours to allow Asia Pacific investors to manage ...

BlackRock warns against reforms based on assumptions

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
In its submission to the inquiry into common ownership, BlackRock point out the theory behind the inquiry is "based on fundamental misconceptions", adding that any possible reforms based on ideas still under debate would be premature. Citing a 2015 ...

Investment consultants launch net zero scheme

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Investment consultant firms from across the world with US$10 trillion in assets under advice have joined together to launch a global net zero initiative. JANA, Frontier, Willis Towers Watson, bfinance, Barnett Waddingham, Cambridge LCP, Meketa, Hymans ...

BOQ bolsters executive team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
Bank of Queensland has appointed a chief risk officer from IAG and promoted from within for group executive business banking. David Watts will commence as chief risk officer in 2022. He previously spent over three years at IAG as chief risk officer ...

New head of institutional at T. Rowe Price

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
T. Rowe Price has appointed a new head of institutional for Australia and New Zealand, formerly of AXA Investment Managers. Craig Hurt steps into the position, effective October 5. Based in Sydney, Hurt will report to T. Rowe Price head of distribution ...

What will it take to get super on parental leave?

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Employers and the government are failing parents, costing mothers $1.6 billion in superannuation, according to new research from Industry Super Australia. Many employers, even large companies, still fail to pay parents parental leave - forcing them ...

Australian Ethical makes strategic investment

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Australian Ethical has made a strategic investment in Main Sequence, a deep technology investment fund founded by the CSIRO. Main Sequence welcomed the investment, saying that it will apply venture capital to play a role in solving challenges in health ...

Charter Hall REIT, Hostplus acquire ALE

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Charter Hall Long WALE REIT (CLW) and a Charter Hall managed trust on behalf of Hostplus is set to acquire ALE Property Group. The $1.68 billion transaction will see CLW and Hostplus each holding a 50% stake in ALE on completion. The Charter Hall consortium ...
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