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Class announces $4.2m acquisition
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 AUG 2020
Class announced that it has executed an agreement to buy 100% of Assuriti (Smartcorp) for $4.2 million as it reported a 15% increase in FY19 operating revenue.
ASX reviewing CHESS replacement feedback
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
The ASX is now reviewing market recommendations on the new system to replace CHESS, following the conclusion of a four-week consultation period ending July 28.
Chi-X TraCRs added to specialist platform
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 AUG 2020
Chi-X TraCRs and funds will now be offered on a privately owned wealth management platform, granting financial advisers and their clients access to some of the world's biggest listed companies.
SelfWealth awards brokerage mandate
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 4 AUG 2020
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.
Platforms reveal merger details
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020
Powerwrap has released its target statement recommending its shareholders accept the off-market takeover offer moves forward with Praemium.
MSCI shifts to the cloud with Microsoft alliance
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020
Global index provider MSCI has formed a strategic alliance with Microsoft to shift its products, data and services onto the cloud, in a move that the duo says will accelerate innovation among the global investment industry.
European robo-adviser eyes Australia, taps Westpac exec
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUL 2020
The former head of Westpac's private banking business has brought a Belgium-based robo-adviser down under, and says industry super funds, major banks, broker businesses and dealer groups are already knocking at the door.
Class launches Xplan integration
ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
Class has completed its integration with Iress' financial software solution Xplan, with the offering now available for new Class Super and Class Portfolio customers as a public pilot.
Bezos adds billions
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos added US$13 billion to his net worth in a single day marking the largest single day jump for an individual, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
HUB24 wins out over Netwealth: Ord Minnett
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020
Both platform businesses finished FY20 with strong inflows, but Netwealth is overvalued while HUB24 offers a superior growth rate, says Ord Minnett.
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