|The Association of Financial Advisers has appointed a new manager education, policy and professionalism.|
|Fiducian Financial Services has added three new advisers to its national financial planning network, taking its total to 74.|
|An equities analyst from Citi who has topped the StarMine Awards in the past has jumped to a boutique manager.|
|BlackRock's lead portfolio manager for many Asian equities strategies has left for a role at a local boutique manager.|
|Commonwealth Bank has appointed a new chief economist, set to take on the new role as well as his responsibilities as the bank's head of global economic and markets research.|
|An industry superannuation fund has added the secretary of a public sector union to its board of directors.|
|The former head of compliance and professional standards at IOOF has joined the leadership team of Count Financial.|
|Former Yellow Brick Road national advice manager Sharon Walker has moved to Interprac as part of its acquisition of the YBR advice business.|
|Atlas Advisors Australia has hired two former Macquarie Group executives.|
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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