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COVID-19 upends business travel, technology

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 30 NOV 2020
The leaders of major organisations will travel less and accelerate digital transformation ahead of other investments thanks to the way COVID-19 has disrupted operations, a Westpac survey found.

ClearView streamlines underwriting

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
ClearView Wealth has adopted Munich Re's digital platform to streamline the underwriting process and manage compliance obligations.

ASX runs into trouble again

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 NOV 2020
After Monday's outage, the ASX was in trouble again yesterday as its Centre Point matching system closed off participants from using Chi-X bids and offers.

Fintechs to merge

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 NOV 2020
InPayTech has entered into a merger agreement to acquire 100% of Comply Path as a wholly owned subsidiary.

Fidelity launches one-stop-shop platform

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 17 NOV 2020
Fidelity Investments has launched a one-stop-shop wealth management platform that helps investment advisers streamline the advice and portfolio construction process.

ASX market outage lasts all day

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR, KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 16 NOV 2020
The ASX equity market paused trading this morning, and will not open until tomorrow morning.

NAB Asset Servicing signs up to Charles River

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 NOV 2020
NAB Asset Servicing has signed up to State-Street-owned Charles River Development for compliance monitoring, oversight and reporting.

HUB24 partners with wealth platform

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 NOV 2020
Managed accounts platform HUB24 and wealth management software myprosperity have partnered to allow financial advisers who use both platforms to access digital signature functionality.

Iress delivers on advice, super

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020
Iress has delivered a strong revenue performance in the third quarter in Australia driven by financial advice and super which was up 12%, and secured several new mandates in the process.

RBA, CBA, NAB partner for wholesale currency

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a partnership with a consortium of financial institutions and a blockchain technology company to develop a wholesale central bank digital currency (CBDC) using distributed ledger technology (DLT) for settlement.