Technology
Netflix-style shopping for funds
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 FEB 2019
A former member of Macquarie's insto equities sales team is launching a new platform which ultimately aims to offer a Netflix-style shopping experience to financial advisers and clients.
Platforms steady after Royal Commission
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2019
Platforms at the big four banks, AMP and IOOF can breathe a sigh of relief after the Royal Commission's final report.
Clients win in Simple Fund update
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2019
Simple Fund 360 clients have received their most requested feature.
Link sells a slice of $1.5 billion acquisition
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2019
Link Group is selling a part of a business it acquired for $1.5 billion in 2017, with the proceeds going to pay down debt.
Vertical integration changes to reshape personal wealth
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JAN 2019
A forecast of trends influencing banking over the next 12 months cites vertically integrated business models continuing to give way to platform and marketplace-driven banking.
Aussie equities trading volume jumps at Liquidnet
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 29 JAN 2019
Global and Aussie asset managers traded about $12 billion in Australian equities on Liquidnet's network in 2018, swelling 20% over the previous year.
First neobank granted full banking licence
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2019
Volt Bank has become the first neobank to obtain a full banking licence from APRA.
VicSuper updates digital advice offering
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2019
A refreshed user interface, a new coach avatar and new retirement planning options have been rolled out to VicSuper members after the fund updated its Beeline digital guidance and advice tool.
Xinja funds platform for growth
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JAN 2019
Neobank Xinja has successfully funded its second campaign on the Equitise crowdfunding platform, raising more than $500,000 in nine hours.
8IP signs on Sanlam Private Wealth
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 15 JAN 2019
An investment boutique founded by a former AMP Capital equities head has signed Sanlam Private Wealth to provide middle office services. The contract builds on their existing relationship.
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