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|The Australian Bankers Association (ABA) has launched its latest defence against Labor's proposed Royal Commission, releasing new poll data that shows a fall in support for an inquiry. The poll, conducted by Galaxy between October 6-9, shows two thirds ...|
|Two Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association member companies have received part of the $8.6 million in funding from the NSW Government's Medical Devices Fund to bring new treatments and technologies to the market. University backed incubator ...|
|Superannuation policy should be reformed to promote the economic wellbeing of indigenous Australia, argues KPMG in a new report. The professional services company said indigenous Australians face unique issues when participating in Australia's compulsory ...|
|Magellan chairman Brett Cairns has publically addressed the risk of anything happening to "key man" Hamish Douglass, reassuring investors that a plan of succession is in place. Addressing shareholders at the investment firm's annual general meeting ...|
|Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has hit back at Donald Trump's criticism of his tax affairs in the latest presidential debate by publishing tax returns showing he's never used the tax deduction exploited by the Republican nominee. During the debate ...|
|Bank-owned insurers including CommInsure and NAB/MLC have lost some of their share of the life insurance risk market to the likes of TAL and AIA owing to significant falls in the sale of new premiums, the latest data from Strategic Insight shows. Numbers ...|
|Perpetual has upped the cash weighting in its Global Share Fund and decreased its exposure to cyclical stocks on concerns the end of the economic cycle is approaching. The fund has increased its cash allocation to 18%, up from a five-and-a-half year ...|
|... The investment team behind the fund is supported by an advisory board which includes former Future Fund chief executive Mark Burgess and former ANZ chief economist and well-known industry commentator, Saul Eslake. Lonsec noted that they were pleased ...|
|An independent committee will have the ability to sanction insurers who do not comply with a new set of standards laid out in an industry-wide Life Insurance Code of Practice produced by the Financial Services Council (FSC). The new code, released today ...|
|Pacific Current Group's specialist global small and micro-cap boutique manager, EAM Investors, has won its first Australian institutional mandate. IOOF Investments has added the fund manager's Emerging Markets Small Cap Strategy to its IOOF MultiMix ...|
While there may be uncertainty surrounding the economic implications of the spreading COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear; if business leaders are not consistent, empathetic and clear with their response, they should prepare to face the music.
The government's $213 billion stimulus package is set to push up the country's total debt but experts say it is not reason enough to draw down on the sovereign wealth fund.
Australia's superannuation sector is fighting a war on three different fronts, as the economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to bite.
Significant hikes in group insurance premiums have been put down to the Protecting Your Super reforms - with members of four superannuation funds facing premium increases of 34%.
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