Advisers still in the dark on LIF

21-Sep-2017|By Sarah Kendell

With just over three months to go until the life insurance framework (LIF) laws came into effect, a large proportion of advisers were still unsure about the finer points of the legislation, including what the new commissions caps would be, what .. Read More

Opinion – Smooth seas never made a skilled sailor


The low level of volatility in equity markets is being interpreted by some as a sign of investor complacency that will lead to eventual market collapse. Extended periods of low volatility are not abnormal and can per.. Read More

New global infrastructure ETF introduced


ETF Securities Australia, part of the ETF Securities Group, has added to the liquid infrastructure exposures available in the local market with its Global Core Infrastructure exchange traded fund (ETF) which commence.. Read More

Temenos opens Australian branch


Financial services software provider Temenos has officially launched its $68m million investment in the Australian market, with the company saying its break into the sector came as a result of an iconic marketing cam.. Read More

CBA offloads CommInsure


The Commonwealth Bank of Australian (CBA) has divested its life insurance businesses CommInsure and Sovereign (New Zealand) to AIA Group for $3.8 billion. The sale of CommInsure and Sovereign included a 20-year .. Read More

Opposition rejects government’s ASIC pick


Opposition treasury spokesman Chris Bowen has said Labor would not support the appointment of former Credit Suisse investment banking head and Liberal Party member John O’Sullivan as chair of the corporate regu.. Read More

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