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State Street brings Fund Connect ETF Portal to Australia

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2023
State Street has introduced its Fund Connect ETF Portal to the Australian market, facilitating the creation and redemption of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), acting as a central platform for accessing issuers.

New CFS platform at the cutting Edge: Quirk

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2023
After several months' delay, Colonial First State's much-anticipated Edge platform has launched, with CFS distribution lead Bryce Quirk saying it's expected the new offering will fare as well as FirstChoice.

FinClear buys cash investment platform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 1 AUG 2023
Adding to its growing suite of services, FinClear acquired Transact1, a cash investment solution used by both wholesale and institutional investors.

Review forces ASX to fix intra-group conflicts

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2023
Another review from the fallout of the bungled CHESS replacement saga will force the ASX to implement 13 recommendations to manage conflicts of interest among its subsidiaries.

CommSec launches global share trading platform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2023
CommSec is rolling out a new international share trading platform, offering access to 13 equities markets for as little as US$5 brokerage.

GBST snaps up Advice Intelligence

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUL 2023
GBST, a cloud-based SaaS wealth management provider, has acquired Advice Intelligence, the financial planning software provider that entered voluntary administration in May.

Aware Super migrates members to Bravura platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 24 JUL 2023
Two years after announcing its major digital overhaul, Aware Super has reported tangible benefits from its transition to the Bravura Sonata Alta platform.

JANA picks Rimes for tech

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2023
The asset consultant has selected enterprise data management firm Rimes to assist in delivering strategic technology solutions and better serve clients.

Technology top threat to company culture: Report

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 3 JUL 2023
New and emerging technology is the biggest threat to company culture within financial services firms, more than 60% of senior leaders say.

Netwealth relaunches Wealth Accelerator

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 30 JUN 2023
The revamped platform offers a range of new services, including the ability to manage off-platform assets and custodial assets through the one account.