AMP overhaul focuses on productivity, platforms

26-May-2017|By Daniel Paperny

Improving the productivity and revenue generation capabilities of its existing adviser network as well as driving new revenue streams have been identified as the two key catalysts behind AMP’s transformation of its wealth management busines.. Read More




Direct life insurance sector holds steady

23-May-2017

Recent analysis of the direct life insurance sector has revealed its market share has remained steady, accounting for 25 per cent to 30 per cent of the individual risk market. The result comes despite product p.. Read More

Focus on factors for equities longevity

23-May-2017

The short-term focus of asset owners was hampering their ability to realise sustainable returns in the long term and local investors would be wise to avoid benchmarks and adopt a factor-based approach to equity inves.. Read More

Super transition raises compliance concerns

23-May-2017

With the looming 1 July deadline for the federal government’s incoming superannuation regime, now was a good opportunity for advisers to revisit their client portfolios and restructure their accounts appropriat.. Read More

Bank levy needs transparency for full picture

23-May-2017

The Australian Bankers’ Association (ABA) has called for transparency and greater public scrutiny in relation to the federal government’s plan to impose a banking levy, arguing greater consideration need.. Read More

Adviser distrust not justified

22-May-2017

The attitudes towards financial planners and advice were not reasonable as the industry has improved its education standards and do-it-yourself investing bore many risks, an industry executive has warned. Accord.. Read More

Planners may need advice-specific degrees

22-May-2017

Financial advisers entering the industry from 2019 were likely to need a specialised degree approved by the government’s soon to be established Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority (FASEA), which wo.. Read More

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