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|Commonwealth Bank will donate more than $2 million to community organisations across the country, with the bank's employees nominating local community charities desperate for a financial boost.|
|The stringent government response to COVID-19 has undoubtedly placed the property market cycle on the cusp of another downswing, says CoreLogic's head of research Eliza Owen.|
|The First Nations Foundation, an Indigenous-led not-for-profit that promotes financial literacy, has received funding to deliver COVID-19 support to women.|
|Australians lost $126 million to investment scams in 2019, with many fraudsters using 'celebrity' endorsements to rort investors.|
|COVID-19 has caused an uptick in the demand for access to mental health and wellbeing training for the employees of financial services firms, according to SuperFriend.|
|The Finance Sector Union of Australia has called on NAB staffers to audit their own pay, as the bank kicks off an investigation into staff underpayments.|
|The most outstanding efforts in financial services marketing, advertising and sales were recognised in the 2020 Financial Standard MAX Awards, presented via virtual ceremony last night.|
|Tune in to the first virtual Financial Standard MAX Awards from 6pm tonight, celebrating the best and brightest in advertising, marketing and sales.|
|Australian financial firms are struggling to keep up with the pace of technological change, with two thirds of executives revealing that risks are emerging more rapidly than ever before.|
|Charities have called on the government to plan for a gradual transition of its stimulatory payments so as to avoid the loss of more than 200,000 jobs in the sector.|
A former financial adviser and licensee director has been sentenced to six years' imprisonment for misappropriating close to $2 million for his own use.
Pinnacle Investment Management's 16 affiliates tallied up only $3 billion in net inflows in FY20 as institutional allocators deferred mandate decisions in COVID-19 but the firm managed to grow NPAT by 5.6% to $32.2 million.
ASX-listed trading platform SelfWealth has renewed its clearing, settlement and execution (CS&E) mandate with retail broker OpenMarkets, in a move that it says demonstrates the two fintech's shared objective of disrupting the status quo.
The self-managed super fund administration and software provider has appointed two new technology leads, set to help Class continue to grow and innovate.
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