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Apex Group acquires admin technology provider

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 12 JAN 2023
Apex Group has acquired Pacific Fund Systems (PFS) from its co-founders and Pollen Street Capital for an undisclosed amount.

Fin365 undertakes strategic mergers

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 JAN 2023
Software provider Fin365 is enhancing its capabilities by merging with two other financial services companies, appointing a head of technology services in the process.

ART launches digital onboarding tool

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 DEC 2022
Australian Retirement Trust is providing employers with an automated process for administering fund choice, unveiling a new digital tool.

Colonial First State adds 17 new funds to FirstChoice platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 1 DEC 2022
Colonial First State (CFS) has significantly expanded its FirstChoice menu, adding a range of ETF exposures, fixed interest, and sustainability strategies.

Colonial First State debuts 'major wealth platform innovation'

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 NOV 2022
Colonial First State (CFS) has unveiled its new CFS Edge wrap platform, calling it the first major Australian wealth platform market innovation in the last decade.

Iress unveils Connectivity Network

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 NOV 2022
The Connectivity Network aims bring participants together to streamline and simplify the advice execution process, thereby increasing the number of clients advisers can serve.

UK regulator warns trading apps over gamification

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 22 NOV 2022
The Financial Conduct Authority wants stock trading app operators to review the design of their platforms, saying gamification is being used in ways that mislead consumers and create problem behaviours.

ASX dumps CHESS replacement project

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 NOV 2022
More than seven years on from when talk of a CHESS replacement began, the ASX has confirmed it will go back to the drawing board, writing off about $255 million in investment already made.

Insignia revamps wrap platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2022
Insignia Financial has made enhancements to its advised super, pension, and investment Expand wrap products, affording financial advisers greater management flexibility.

Government enshrines new rule for Aussie Bitcoin owners

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 28 OCT 2022
In the budget, the federal government introduced new rules for Bitcoin owners, clarifying that digital currencies are not taxed as foreign currency.