Research reveals Australia’s financial literacy strategy “not active”

Research reveals Australia’s financial literacy strategy “not active”

Ecstra Foundation research has revealed Australia is lagging behind its global counterparts on implementing strategies to improve financial literacy.
ASIC blocks crowd-sourced funding offer from reaching investors

ASIC blocks crowd-sourced funding offer from reaching investors

ASIC has hit Hirehood with its first stop order related to crowd-sourced funding (CSF), after it published an investment offer online.
Treasury boss cautions against old vs young wealth debate

Treasury boss cautions against old vs young wealth debate

The Treasury Secretary, Steven Kennedy has cautioned against politicians pitting younger Australians against older Australians over wealth.
Dead piggy bank

Cost of living chews through savings, according to survey

Yasmine Raso 25 June 2024 No Comments

Cost of living pressures have challenged the spending and saving habits of Australians, as a new survey revealed how dire a loss of income would be.

Count buyout deal

CFS selects Martin Currie to manage investment mandate

Yasmine Raso 25 June 2024 No Comments

CFS has awarded Franklin Templeton subsidiary, Martin Currie, an Equity Income mandate to be made available on its FirstChoice platform.

Artificial intelligence

AI’s high hopes dashed by long-term doubts on productivity growth

Yasmine Raso 24 June 2024 No Comments

Market commentary from Amundi questioned whether investment in AI will generate enough productivity to reverse the global growth slowdown.

UK general election

UK’s post-election outlook ‘sub-optimal’

Mike Taylor 24 June 2024 No Comments

Whichever party wins the upcoming UK election is facing a sub-optimal economic starting point says the Franklin Templeton Institute.

Crypto ETF Global X

‘High demand’ sees Global X slash fees on crypto ETFs

Patrick Buncsi 21 June 2024 No Comments

Global X ETFs has announced it will reduce annual management fees on its Australian-listed Bitcoin ETF and Ethereum ETF from next month.

Super gender gap

Time for investment teams to invest in women: Future IM/Pact

Yasmine Raso 20 June 2024 One Comment

A new report from Future IM/Pact suggested gender parity in investment teams could be achieved by 2030 with a talent pipeline and support.

Figures avoid potholes

RBA confirms fourth-straight rate hold for the year

Yasmine Raso 18 June 2024 No Comments

The RBA has left the market unsurprised to keep the official cash rate at 4.35 per cent for the fourth consecutive time.


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Member Satisfaction and The Value of People

Amelia King 5 June 2024

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We’ve suggested before that member experience should be the next metric for measuring superannuation fund (super fund) performance, and recent data…

Looking for reliable income? Consider a multi-sector approach.

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Although fixed income markets enjoyed a strong rally over 2023, bond yields
remain at attractive levels, particularly across the key income generating

Will your clients’ retirement income last their lifetime?

Financial Newswire Contributor 29 May 2024

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Zenith Investment Partners in conjunction with Andrew Lowe, Head of Technical Services, Challenger discusses in this video how guaranteed lifetime…

Introducing Auxilium, your tailored solution for empowering your client support with confidence.

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Our proprietary platform technology, developed in-house, is the cornerstone of Auxilium’s capabilities, supported by Fiducian’s extensive 25-years


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Super gender gap

Time for investment teams to invest in women: Future IM/Pact

Yasmine Raso | 20 June 2024A new report from Future IM/Pact suggested gender parity in investment teams could be achieved by 2030 with a talent pipeline and support.
Figures avoid potholes

RBA confirms fourth-straight rate hold for the year

Yasmine Raso | 18 June 2024The RBA has left the market unsurprised to keep the official cash rate at 4.35 per cent for the fourth consecutive time.
Bitcoin ETF launch Australia ASX

ASX to list first-ever crypto ETF

Patrick Buncsi | 18 June 2024VanEck will this week launch Australia’s first Bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF) on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), the firm has announced.
RBA Cash policy rate movement

‘A hawkish hold’: Analysts weigh in on RBA rate movements

Patrick Buncsi | 17 June 2024The RBA is unlikely to take any action on the cash rate until at least early 2025, wealth sector analysts argue
Money bags balancing a house

Interest rate pain to hit mortgage holders coming off fixed rates

Yasmine Raso | 17 June 2024A Finder survey hinted at financial difficulty for mortgage holders who secured a fixed rate during the pandemic, as they roll over to variable rates.
Two gold cogs with regulatory and compliance written on them for ASIC

ASIC blocks crowd-sourced funding offer from reaching investors

Yasmine Raso | 14 June 2024ASIC has hit Hirehood with its first stop order related to crowd-sourced funding (CSF), after it published an investment offer online.
Online term deposit Pengana global private credit

Pengana launches ‘Australian first’ online term account

Patrick Buncsi | 12 June 2024Pengana has released a new income-generating online term account, promising investors access to diversified and highly rated global private credit.
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Surging interest in private markets, but knowledge gap must be bridged

Patrick Buncsi | 12 June 2024A new survey has revealed that virtually all advisers plan to allocate some portion of their client portfolios to private markets this year