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APPOINTMENT NEWS

Centrepoint nabs Shadforth chief executive

18-Dec-2017

Independent financial services group Centrepoint Alliance has appointed the chief executive of Shadforth Financial Group to head the business following the departure of chief executive John de Zwart in August. I.. Read More

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TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Proactive approach key to avoid scandal

08-Dec-2017

Financial services organisations need to get proactive about compliance in all aspects of their business in order to avoid future scandals and further public scrutiny, according to the Regtech Association. Julia.. Read More

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SUPERANNUATION NEWS

Feature: Disruption in superannuation

20-Dec-2017

The protected nature of Australia’s superannuation system, which guarantees both established industry and retail funds revenue through enterprise bargaining and corporate mandates respectively, has meant innova.. Read More

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FINANCIAL PLANNING NEWS

Opinion – 2018 to be the year of the machine

22-Dec-2017

As artificial intelligence (AI) moves from the realms of fantasy to reality, it brings both opportunities and threats for investors in 2018. The possibilities of AI were underscored in 2015 when Google’s DeepMi.. Read More

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INVESTMENT NEWS

Long-term investors should look to property

21-Dec-2017

Investors with a long time horizon should not be discouraged by the rising interest rate environment from investing in global real estate as the asset class was likely to outperform equities in the long term, accordi.. Read More

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ACCOUNTING NEWS

Cash ETFs not well understood by investors

20-Jul-2017

Cash-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) products had historically not been well understood by Australian investors, who would be well placed to turn towards defensive-themed ETFs ahead of a looming hike in interest ra.. Read More

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INSURANCE NEWS

FSC releases final APL standard

22-Dec-2017

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has finalised its standard for life insurance approved product lists (APLs) and says the amended standard will go further than previous drafts. The FSC announced yesterday th.. Read More

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