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|An Adelaide wealth advisory and accounting practice has acquired a private wealth firm that was named the Financial Planning Association of Australia's Professional Practice of the Year in 2018.|
|A former Millennium3 adviser whose advice was cited as a case study during the Royal Commission is set to appeal a 10-year ban handed down by ASIC.|
|New research shows financial advisers are split down the middle when it comes to deciding whether COVID-19 is an opportunity to pick up new business, or a time to focus on existing clients.|
|CountPlus member firm CountPlus One has made a new acquisition, acquiring the advice services of Centenary Financial.|
|Sydney's Clime Investment Management has emerged as a bidder for Madison Financial Group, which is currently in the process of being sold by OneVue.|
|During the AMP annual general meeting chair David Murray defended the pay packet chief executive Francesco De Ferrari and the board continue to take home despite the company's woes.|
|In a webinar for the Financial Planning Association of Australia members, assistant minister for superannuation, financial services and financial technology Jane Hume delivered some welcome news about the extension to FASEA requirements.|
|Cbus's former head of advice Greg Harper has launched a national referral program, looking to connect superannuation funds, accounting firms and other service organisations with financial planning groups.|
|After ASIC issued a stark warning to people using retail broking services to try their hand at day trading, robo-advice services and financial advisers say this is why financial support needs to be accessible.|
|The Financial Planning Association of Australia has launched a digital version of the Record of Advice (ROA) solution 'template' to support members who have been inundated with requests for advice, following the strong demand for early super access.|
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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