Risk profit-share squeezes fund members

27-Feb-2017|By Sarah Kendell

Instances of conflicted remuneration in the life insurance industry extend beyond the adviser level, with superannuation fund profit-sharing arrangements and dealer group shelf space fees creating further incentives for poor consumer outcomes, ac.. Read More




Group life misleading, sector warns PJC

27-Feb-2017

The life insurance industry needs to be more efficient in communicating the fine print of policies to consumers and clean up its claims underwriting processes to restore consumer trust in the industry, according to t.. Read More

Ex-FPA chairman to lead Countplus

27-Feb-2017

Countplus has appointed former FPA chairman Matthew Rowe as its chief executive and managing director, effective immediately. Rowe brings to the role extensive experience from a string of prominent professional .. Read More

Active strategies set for a resurgence

27-Feb-2017

Active managers with genuine market knowledge and expertise are on the cusp of a cyclical recovery that will put them back in the spotlight, according to Ariel Investments. Speaking at a media briefing in Sydney.. Read More

Traditional skills key to building robo trust

27-Feb-2017

Asset management expertise and portfolio rebalancing for clients in digital advice are vital to build customer engagement in the new age of advice interactions, according to robo-adviser Six Park. In an intervie.. Read More

Wealth surge boosts Centrepoint profit

27-Feb-2017

Independent financial services group Centrepoint has announced a strong rise in profits, driven by solid results in its wealth businesses. The group revealed a profit of $4.6 million for the half year to Decembe.. Read More

Government bonds deliver critical balance

24-Feb-2017

Investors should use bonds to diversify their portfolios for protection in times of uncertainty, and avoid the trap of critics who suggest they are unattractive because they produce small returns, according to Jamies.. Read More

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