ASIC, APRA must be watched to avoid regulatory capture

ASIC, APRA must be watched to avoid regulatory capture

The Government should not reduce the frequency of oversight of ASIC and APRA because it risks them being exposed to capture.
Govt’s super tax changes risk judicial recruitment, independence

Govt’s super tax changes risk judicial recruitment, independence

The Law Council has warned that the Govt's super tax changes will generate unintended consequences by tampering with judicial pensions.
AMP looks at alternative structures for advice network

AMP looks at alternative structures for advice network

AMP Limited chief executive, Alexis George, has flagged the possibility of further change referencing alternative advice structures.
Inflation block

Central banks to “tread carefully” to balance inflation, rate cuts

Yasmine Masi 15 April 2024

Investment

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The latest market analysis from Principal Asset Management warned central banks to “tread carefully” with its policymaking to achieve a soft landing.

James Koval ASFA

ASFA appoints new policy & advocacy head

Patrick Buncsi 15 April 2024

Superannuation

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ASFA has created a new head of policy and advocacy role, with public policy specialist James Koval taking on the new senior position

Product feature comparisons integral to retirement advice

Content Partnership 14 April 2024

Superannuation

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Financial advisers are facing a balancing act as they engage with clients around retirement income options in an environment in which advice must,

Man jumps between cliffs

One micro-advice AFSL closes for each one that opens

Mike Taylor 12 April 2024

Financial Planning

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Self-licensing and the formation of micro-AFSLs has been an adviser growth area, but a highly volatile one according to new analysis.

Most unregistered advisers work for small licensees

Mike Taylor 12 April 2024

Financial Planning

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Most of Australia’s unregistered financial advisers are being authorised by small or micro-licensees according to ASIC data.

Chengdu emerging economy Zenith

EMs hold strong appeal for investors right now: Zenith

Patrick Buncsi 12 April 2024

Funds Management

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Emerging markets are a compelling proposition for investors right now compared to more expensive developed markets, argues Zenith investment director

Funds Management

Janus Henderson reskins multi-strategy fund in NZD

Yasmine Masi 12 April 2024

Funds Management

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Janus Henderson boosted its offering for NZ institutional investors with its Global Multi-Strategy Fund now available in a NZD version.


INDUSTRY NEWS

Empower your super admin offering with empathy infused tech

Financial Newswire Contributor 12 April 2024

Industry News

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Empower your super admin offering with empathy infused technology solutions for better member outcomes.

Exploring the facts behind lifetime annuity myths

Financial Newswire Contributor 1 April 2024

Industry News

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Annuities have evolved and changed over the years making them quite different to what they used to be. Whilst they still pay income for life, today’s

INVESTING IN GEN AI & GLP-1: WHY 2024 WILL BE A “SHOW ME” YEAR

Financial Newswire Contributor 1 April 2024

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Find out how Alphinity Global continues to find exciting “show me” investment opportunities across an alphabet soup of megatrends as they continue to

Active bond ETFs shine as growth slows and inflation recedes

Financial Newswire Contributor 8 February 2024

Industry News

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The macro backdrop remains constructive for fixed income. Yields typically fall after interest rates peak and historically, this has coincided with…


Man jumps between cliffs

One micro-advice AFSL closes for each one that opens

Mike Taylor 12 April 2024

Financial Planning

One Comment

Self-licensing and the formation of micro-AFSLs has been an adviser growth area, but a highly volatile one according to new analysis.

Most unregistered advisers work for small licensees

Mike Taylor 12 April 2024

Financial Planning

2 Comments

Most of Australia’s unregistered financial advisers are being authorised by small or micro-licensees according to ASIC data.

ASIC Court breach director prosecution

Wholesale AFSL hit with $1.25m Federal Court penalty

Mike Taylor 11 April 2024

Financial Planning

One Comment

A wholesale licensee which authorised 60 CARs and 205 ARs has been hit with a $1.25 million Federal Court penalty.

James Koval ASFA

ASFA appoints new policy & advocacy head

Patrick Buncsi 15 April 2024

Superannuation

No Comments

ASFA has created a new head of policy and advocacy role, with public policy specialist James Koval taking on the new senior position

Product feature comparisons integral to retirement advice

Content Partnership 14 April 2024

Superannuation

No Comments

Financial advisers are facing a balancing act as they engage with clients around retirement income options in an environment in which advice must,

Businessman in boxing gloves

Damage predicted from legislative double whammy

Mike Taylor 11 April 2024

Superannuation

One Comment

The combination of the $3m superannuation tax cap and sophisticated investor changes will have significant adverse impacts.

Inflation block

Central banks to “tread carefully” to balance inflation, rate cuts

Yasmine Masi 15 April 2024

Investment

No Comments

The latest market analysis from Principal Asset Management warned central banks to “tread carefully” with its policymaking to achieve a soft landing.

ASIC Court breach director prosecution

ASIC action sees OTC issuer wind up orders

Mike Taylor 12 April 2024

Investment

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An AFP money laundering investigation which prompted ASIC inquiries has resulted in the wind-up of OTC derivatives issuer, Prospero Markets.

Finger touches ETF screen

Int. equities pushes ETF industry toward AUM record

Yasmine Masi 11 April 2024

Investment

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The popularity of international equities has yet again propelled the ETF industry to new highs, ending March just under $200 billion in AUM.