|A US$115 billion real estate investment manager added a former KPMG senior analyst to cater for growth in its commercial real estate debt business.|
|The general manager of distribution at Perpetual has taken a new role with a $441 billion boutique fund manager.|
|Macquarie's chief executive designate Shemara Wikramanayake has been named a commissioner for a global climate change initiative, alongside Bill Gates and Ban Ki-Moon.|
|SuperConcepts appointed a new chief technology officer, replacing the founder of its SuperMate offering.|
|A former head of risk management at AustralianSuper has joined the boards responsible for the governance of AMP's superannuation funds.|
|The global asset manager has hired a Russell Investments research director in a newly-created role, as it expands its Australian business.|
|The institutional trading network has appointed a new head of Australia after the former head left for Chi-x in July.|
|An ASX-listed financial services company will appoint a new board director, replacing the lone representative of a major shareholder.|
|JP Morgan Asset Management appointed a former BlackRock institutional director, expanding its Australian distribution team.|
At least 50 staff members at TAL have been made redundant as part of a wider move to scale back its direct life insurance business.
The Labor party will launch a senate inquiry into whether regulation around payday lenders such as Afterpay is adequately protecting low and middle income, and financially stressed Australians.
ASIC is set to review banking and financial literacy programs in Australian primary schools, including Commonwealth Bank's recently criticised Dollarmites program.
Self-managed super funds continue to have the lowest fees across all superannuation vehicles, charging an average total expense ratio of 0.82%, latest Rainmaker Research shows.
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