Actuaries & Researchers
QSuper reduces admin fees
Westpac terminates SMSF loans
Sunsuper and AustSafe Super sign merger agreement
Prime Super and Combined Super talking of a merge
ASIC investigating Linchpin Capital Group and Endeavour Securities (Australia)
ASIC accepts EU from Goldman Sachs Australia
ASIC accepts EUs from CBA and ANZ regarding superannuation product distribution
ETF assets rose to US$4.993 trillion globally in May 2018.
AMP Capital appoints new real estate leaders
Catholic Super welcomes new CIO
Two new distribution heads at Franklin Templeton
Contango appoints two new heads of distribution
HESTA appoints chief quantitative strategist
Centrepoint Alliance appoints new head of research
Frontier Advisors welcomes new head of real assets division
AMP claims director exits
UBS chief investment strategist departs
A recent report has been published by IOSCO for regulators and policymakers as a guide for improving financial decision-making amongst investors by challenging their biases.
Global ETFs accumulated US$34 billion in net flows as global stock markets continue to recover.
Industry Super Australia appoints new CEO
ESSSuper appoints head of investments
BlackRock appoints head of iShares Australia
State Street imports fixed income lending trader
Charter Financial Planning director resigns
Magellan and Airlie launch retail Aus equities fund
Citi launches currency product for HNW clients
Spaceship launches two funds
Pengana to buy into HNW credit firm
Decentralised Capital launches in Australia
New investment boutique launch by Pinnacle
ANZ, Deutsche and Citigroup facing cartel allegations
BBY, BBY Advisory and SmarTrader AFS licences suspended
CBA and AUSTRAC enter agreement
Water Infrastructure Criteria launched
ASIC and APRA’s second round of data has been collected and released for life insurance claims for the second half of 2017.
A Monash Business School project is completing its four-stage research project, which kicked off in 2014.
The latest budget proposes further changes to the superannuation system, after changes every year since 2008.
Recent research of Australian parents has revealed that almost a quarter keep financial secrets from their partner, with the secrets following trends.
In March, Asia saw the highest investor demand with US$27 billion in flows, with Japan the best-selling market.
XTB Emerald Fixed Income Managed Portfolio launched, on HUB24
BlackRock confirms closure of five ETFs
PIMCO partners with financial tech firm
Australian Ethical ditches AMP investments
CareSuper partners with Mercer
Macquarie merging private wealth arms
ASIC and RBA introduce new BBSW calculation methodology
Wealth & Risk Management AFS licence cancelled
Intiger closes Sydney office
Rest Super appoints senior analyst
Perpetual appoints new CEO
CBA announces acting CFO
PIMCO and Allianz seeking 50 new hires
FinTech Australia appoints new CEO
New Shadow Minister for Financial Services
Westpac appoints new group exec of customer and corporate relations
First State Super retiring
JP Morgan NZ resigns
Blue Sky director resigns
Young Leaders in Finance Award finalists announced
A University of Toronto study has shown that people can predict socio-economic status by looking at your face.
ASFA rejects Grattan’s proposal to drop the rise in the superannuation guarantee.
ASFA has released the latest figures for a modest and comfortable retirement for 65-year-olds and have restated the importance of helping women reach their retirement goals.
Renewable energy investment fund launched
Active ETF to be launched by Fidelity
Lifecycle pension strategy launched by REI
Fixed income portfolio ESG launched by XTB
Active EFT to be launched by InvestSMART
BlackRock’s iShares ETFs restructured
ESG indices launched in J.P. Morgan and BlackRock collaboration
Acorns Australia renamed
CBA enters enforceable undertaking
ASIC welcome AFCA, board members named
ASIC cancels SMSF auditors’ registrations
First Super voting against AMP board
AMP announces independent chairman, lodges submission
SSGA appoints new members to distribution team
AMIST appoints chair and director
Managed accounts expert appointed by Praemium
ING appoints new board member
WA Super appoints two general managers
New chair appointed by Vision Super
ISPT appoints new chair
AMP chairman steps down
Managing and executive directors of Blue Sky step down
The Financial Services Union calls for the Royal Commission to be continued and expanded to other industries.
Investor demand among active strategies in Taxable Bond funds in March (US$9.9 billion) were strong, followed by International Equity.
Colonial names board candidates and prepares IPO
Government heavily increases penalties, gives ASIC more power
ASIC winds up operator and illegal investment scheme
CareSuper appoints new chair and deputy chair
New chair appointed by Suncorp
AMP announces changes to board
The AFA expresses confusion and disappointment in PJC Inquiry into Life Insurance Report.
ASIC says that the financial advice sector is not yet a profession, but is on its way.
A CFA survey looked at whether retail investors trust human advice over electronic advice.
Every region except the USA saw positive flows during the month.
Risk expert appointed by Willis Towers Watson
General manager appointed by Westpac
Mercer responsible investment team expanded
Board director appointed by Vision Super
Lonsec group chief executive named
ASIC names co-deputy chair
Chief executive appointed by LGIAsuper
AIST board director and president swap seats
Award night recognises insurance technology companies
FASEA chief executive steps down
BTFG general manager resigns
Industry Super Australia chief executive steps down
The Parliamentary Joint Committee is questioning the risk industry's ability to self-regulate.
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