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Aussies confident about retirement spending: Study

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
Amid the uncertainties of COVID-19, Australians are far more confident about their retirement than global counterparts, a new study shows. Most retired Australians said that they would have retired at the same age even if they had known about the events ...

Retirement Income Covenant closer to materialising

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
The federal government unveiled the long-awaited Retirement Income Covenant exposure draft legislation and is taking industry feedback until October 15. The document sets out the obligations of superannuation trustees in designing a strategy for retirees ...

Clime continues to shed directors

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
Two more Clime Investment Management directors have abruptly exited less than one year after they were appointed to the board. Peter Beaumont and Brett Spork were appointed as non-executive directors in October 2020 but have left the ASX-listed firm ...

Monochrome hires from BNY Mellon

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
Monochrome Asset Management hired an operations chief who was most recently a foreign exchange lead at BNY Mellon. Based in London for the last 18 years, Jeff Leal joined Monochrome in September as chief operating officer; he also takes on the role ...

Fidante boutique launches flagship fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
A new Fidante Partners boutique has launched its flagship emerging markets fund. Ox Capital Management's Dynamic Emerging Markets Fund invests in undervalued companies from Asia ex-Japan and other emerging markets. It holds between 30 to 50 stocks ...

Consumers lose out on IP changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
Almost one third of Australians don't know what income protection covers and could potentially lose out from the significant life insurance reforms that are just days away. This is according to a survey from comparison website Finder, which canvassed ...

TAL releases income protection range

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021
Life insurer TAL launched three new offerings that aim to address fairness and sustainability of income protection products. Income Protection Enhance, Income Protection Focus, and Income Protection Assist are the three new products available from today. ...

AMP Capital makes two senior hires

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021
AMP Capital made two key appointments to its real estate team and infrastructure equity business. Sydney-based Christina Malcolm is the new leasing director for AMP Capital's office and logistics real estate unit. Malcolm was most recently director ...

ASIC clarifies adviser exam obligations

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021
The corporate regulator is providing information for financial advisers who are unclear about their examination and qualification obligations. ASIC released further guidance under INFO 260 FAQs: Timeframe for passing the financial adviser exam. Financial ...

Future Fund hires people and culture chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021
The sovereign wealth fund appointed a chief people and culture officer following an extensive search. Kimberley Reid joined the executive team and reports to chief executive Raphael Arndt. She was first appointed interim chief people and culture officer ...
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