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KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 OCT 2021   12:21PM
Commonwealth Bank has ditched its 90-year-old Dollarmites program after the state governments' banning of school banking schemes.

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IOOF to adopt new name, brand

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
The 175-year-old wealth giant is set to rebrand in what chief executive Renato Mota calls an evolution, not a revolution.

AMP reports mixed quarter

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
AMP's wealth management business saw $1.4 billion in outflows last quarter and AMP Capital's assets dropped by $7 billion; however, its North platform swelled by $1.7 billion.

Actuaries Institute devises director skills checklist

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 OCT 2021
A new paper from the Actuaries Institute discusses the key skills and experience board directors for financial services companies should have going forward, including an argument that the chair should always be a former chief executive.

RIAA, HESTA back key First Nations project

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
Businesses and investors including HESTA and Lendlease have launched an initiative that will focus on strengthening Australia's First People's heritage laws.

CBA to detect abusive banking behaviour

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 11 OCT 2021
Commonwealth Bank is implementing artificial intelligence (AI) technology along with machine learning to detect abusive behaviour reflected in transaction descriptions within its banking services.

Lending curbs to impact housing market

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia has suggested it may shift policy to cool the property market in 2022, likely to result in homebuyers being able to borrow less.

Financial Standard launches weekly podcast

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
Financial Standard is expanding its media offering with a new weekly podcast for financial advisers, investment managers and super fund trustees.

Aware Super builds out affordable housing

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021
The $140 billion super fund is furthering its commitment to affordable housing with the acquisition of a site in Melbourne.

Industry steps up for Lifeline

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021
Some financial services heavyweights have thrown their support behind Lifeline, as the pandemic, lockdowns and economic uncertainty sees mental health services stretched.
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