AMP Capital cautions against AGF wind-up

26-Jul-2016|By Daniel Paperny

The future of AMP Capital’s China Growth Fund (AGF) would be decided at a shareholder meeting later this week, but investors should not lose sight of the fund’s importance in allowing them to access actively managed exposure to China .. Read More

ALP names new financial services spokesperson


Australian Capital Territory Senator Katy Gallagher is the Labor Party’s new small business and financial services spokeswoman, forming part of a new-look shadow ministry unveiled by opposition leader Bill Shor.. Read More

Better data to help insurers engage


Using data could help Australian life insurers to develop stronger relationships with customers and identify physical and financial risks the insurer and client could work together to address, according to a panel of.. Read More

CIV clarity needed in fund discussions


Greater consideration needed to be given to clarifying the structural elements of the new collective investment vehicles (CIV) the government would introduce next year, particularly in terms of how funds structured a.. Read More

Acorns app hits 100,000 users


In a sign more Australians are looking to invest in their financial futures, over 100,000 users have signed up for micro-investing app Acorns since its launch in Australia in February. Hitting that milestone no.. Read More

Speed critical to ongoing robo regulation


Subjecting digital advice algorithms to independent verification, such as through actuarial oversight, would push up costs and slow down innovation, according to Plenty Wealth co-founder Greg Einfeld. Speaking .. Read More

Super guarantee increase essential


A panel of financial services stalwarts has concluded if the superannuation system is to allow Australians to achieve a comfortable retirement, the super guarantee (SG) levy has to be higher than its current level of.. Read More

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