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|ASIC superannuation senior executive leader Jane Eccleston has written an article pointing to financial advisers as part of the problem in scams targeting people's super amid COVID-19.|
|Hostplus' head of advice and financial planning believes providing modules of the comprehensive financial advice model might help to reduce stigmas which stop people from getting help with their finances.|
|A woman has dragged an advice firm and its leads to court, claiming they took control of her bank accounts and misappropriated about $1.4 million of her money.|
|Both the government and the opposition have been happy to blame one another for the Parliament's failure to pass the FASEA extension bill this week.|
|Challenger has launched a new tool to help retirees and pre-retirees better understand the financial realities of retirement.|
|In uncertain times clients may not be as risk tolerant as previously thought, the virtual Challenger Financial Standard Technical Services Forum has heard.|
|Market volatility is unavoidable, especially after a significant crash, but focusing on practical techniques to limit behavioural risk can help financial advisers limit the fear, anxiety and grief that they and their clients may be feeling.|
|Financial advisers looking to sell their business in the midst of COVID-19 would be wise not to accept discounted offers, with experts saying the pandemic has barely touched the market.|
|Labor has slammed the Association of Financial Advisers for spouting untruths over the path of the FASEA extension bill through the Senate.|
|The majority of the problems faced by practices in delivering advice efficiently can be attributed to process issues not people, according to Count Financial.|
There is a good chance the planned superannuation guarantee increase to 12% will be deferred again as the nation continues to struggle with the effects of COVID-19, according to Mercer senior partner David Knox.
BetaShares' ETF that tracks crude oil futures is once again changing the length of contracts it tracks and is taking extra measures to automatically convert the ETF to all cash if oil futures drop significantly again.
The global fund manager saw its profits tumble 196% following net outflows of close to $19 billion in the first half of this year, resulting in heavy hits to fee and commission income.
Chi-X TraCRs and funds will now be offered on a privately owned wealth management platform, granting financial advisers and their clients access to some of the world's biggest listed companies.
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