| | FRIDAY, 15 NOV 2019 11:51AMTwo major insurance providers have cleaned up at the Association of Financial Advisers' Life Company of the Year and Consumer Choice Awards.|
|IOOF provided an update to investors on the state of its licence conditions imposed by APRA in December 2018.|
|Morningstar has listed an active ETF that will invest in global equities, as it enters the segment as an issuer.|
|The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority is using its Code of Ethics to re-write the law rather than providing genuine guidance to financial advisers, the industry association believes.|
|New research shows Australian retirees are not only making financial decisions without professional advice, but in many cases also without the input of their life partners.|
|The definition of personal advice and the treatment of platform operators in the design and distribution obligations legislation must be clarified, the Financial Services Council has argued in its submission.|
|A debate is raging about what the Financial Advice Standards and Ethics Authority's Code of Ethics means for ESG investing and advising clients on ethical investment options, with FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield looking to clarify the issue.|
|The 2019 Financial Planning Association of Australia Congress is on track to be the biggest yet, with numbers of delegates registered surpassing last year's.|
|Australia's high net worth investors are looking for more from their wealth advisers, including broader access to alternatives.|
|The Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority has released the results from the financial adviser exam held in September, which 1697 financial advisers sat.|
HESTA's former executive of advice strategy has taken on a new role at another industry fund.
Senator Jane Hume has slammed the superannuation industry over the excuses used by super funds for not merging, saying there is simply no excuse when members' best interests are at play.
Two major insurance providers have cleaned up at the Association of Financial Advisers' Life Company of the Year and Consumer Choice Awards.
If financial markets were waiting for the Australian labour market report to raise the odds of another RBA rate reduction, they're too late. Now only one question remains.
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