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|Despite numerous initiatives to curb foreign investment, Australia is still a destination of choice for ultra-wealthy investors, according to Knight Frank's wealth report.|
|Philanthropy is becoming part of the conversation between financial advisers and clients as it's an area increasingly accessible to middle Australians, an estate planning expert says.|
|Equity Trustees appointed a grants program manager to oversee one of Australia's largest philanthropic trusts.|
|Art buyers and investors pay female artists up to 50% less for their work compared to men on average, latest academic research has found.|
|Australian billionaires amassed a $115.4 billion fortune in FY17, representing a 140% jump since the Global Financial Crisis, according to an Oxfam analysis.|
|The growth in Australia's high-net-worth sector is outpacing superannuation on two key fronts, according to Rainmaker research.|
|Australian retail magnate and pre-eminent philanthropic figure Sir Frank Lowy is selling the Westfield retail empire he co-founded to a Parisian commercial property company.|
|Encouraging clients to engage in philanthropic activities in the lead up to Christmas can assist financial advisers in strengthening the advice relationship, according to Australian Unity Trustees.|
|Nineteen Financial Planning Association members from across Australia completed a grueling seven-day, 726-kilometre fundraising ride in Hobart last week in the lead up to the 2017 FPA Professionals Congress and to help those in need.|
|The 12 months to mid-2017 saw the number of Australian millionaires rise by 200,000 - the third-largest increase after the US and Germany.|
Sargon Capital's liquidators are looking for extra funding to dig deeper into the company's transactions, potential claims and the possibility of a dividend payment to creditors.
iShares today listed two exchange traded funds on the ASX that invest in Australian corporate bonds.
A survey of 110 pension funds, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and insurance companies worldwide has revealed the new priority position ESG is taking in asset allocation.
Investec has established a postgraduate research scholarship with the University of Sydney Business School; in a move that it says will benefit the future finance workforce in Australia.
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