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SSGA appoints local head of intermediary

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2024
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has named a managing director and head of intermediary for the local business, joining from MSCI after nearly a decade. Tim Bradbury is the new leader of SSGA's intermediary distribution team and is responsible for ...

First advice reform bill passes parliament

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2024
The first tranche of the Delivering Better Financial Outcomes (DBFO) legislation passed both the upper and lower houses yesterday. Treasury Laws Amendment (Delivering Better Financial Outcomes and Other Measures) Bill aims to reduce red tape for financial ...

AIA Australia releases new member insurance portal

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2024
AIA Australia has launched a new member insurance portal that enables group insurance customers to track their claims throughout the lifecycle. The portal promises real-time updates on claim statuses. It also offers features such as instant document ...

The rising role and risks of generative AI

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024
Generative AI, a rapidly advancing form of deep learning that mimics human output, also raises concerns about the verifiability of its results, UTS industry professor - emerging technology Nicholas Davis says. Appearing at the Stockbroker and Investment ...

Lombard Odier brings plastic circularity fund down under

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024
Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM) is bringing its Plastic Circularity Fund to Australia, following a first close last year with backing from the sovereign wealth fund of Monaco, among others. The LOIM Plastic Circularity Fund (Australia), a private ...

New campaign pushes for reproductive leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
Calls for a paid reproductive leave scheme are mounting, as Queensland Unions launches a campaign pushing for new entitlements including preventative health leave. It comes as the Senate investigates issues related to menopause and perimenopause. The ...

New chair for iExtend

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
... institutional investors such as endowments, family offices, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies in the USA, Europe and the Middle East. In 2017, he retired from The Sentient Group to establish Moss Ridge family office. In joining ...

Advisers turning to cash, fixed income: Data

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 17 NOV 2023
Financial advisers are increasingly leaning towards cash and fixed income, making up 15% of new client inflows this year, according to Investment Trends. The 2023 Adviser Product and Marketing Needs report revealed that one in four advisers recognise ...

APAC looks to data-driven future: State Street

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2023
Over 80% of institutions globally expect sizeable opportunities to emerge from enhanced data management and usage, according to State Street's latest report. The State Street Data Opportunity Study, conducted in the third quarter of the year, analysed ...

Wall Street firms slugged $442m for recordkeeping breach

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 AUG 2023
... penalties; BNP Paribas Securities and SG Americas Securities will each pay US$35 million; BMO Capital Markets and Mizuho Securities USA will each pay US$25 million; and Houlihan Lokey Capital agreed to pay US$15 million. Furthermore, Moelis & Company ...
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