| | FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019 11:35AMToday's global climate strike has resulted in 2568 Australian businesses giving their employees the day off to protest, including Australian Ethical, Future Super and IRESS.|
|NAB has created a specialist team of bankers dedicated to recognising and responding to signs a customer is experiencing vulnerability.|
|State Street Global Advisors said it has prioritised a deeper examination of ESG integration across its investment strategies as it released its Annual Stewardship Report for 2019.|
|A University of Texas study has found finance professionals who engage in misconduct at work are more likely to be unfaithful in marriage.|
|The average net wealth gap between men and women has almost halved in the last 12 years, according to the latest Roy Morgan Wealth Report.|
|ANZ has taken individual bonuses off the table in favour of an incentive based on group performance.|
|According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the average household wealth in Australia passed the $1 million mark in 2017-2018.|
|Suncorp was named Bank of the Year at last night's Money Consumer Finance Awards.|
|Latest research from KPMG shows financial scams are hitting Australia harder than both the US and UK.|
|The Institute of Managed Account Professionals (IMAP) celebrated excellence in managed accounts at the IMAP Managed Account Awards in Sydney last night.|
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Insurance in superannuation is now opt-in only for new members under the age of 25 and those with low account balances, after the government's Putting Members' Interest First super reforms passed through the Senate yesterday.
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Intrust Super has relaunched its robo-advice offering, increasing the solution's speed while decreasing the user input requirements.
Brett Himbury, the chief executive of the $148 billion industry-super-owned fund manager, is stepping down after a decade in the role in a surprise announcement made this morning.
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The Federal Court of Australia has found IOOF did not contravene the Superannuation Industry Supervision Act in the case brought against its APRA-regulated entities by the prudential regulator.
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