Fractional investing brings new opportunities

30-May-2017

While the federal government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme formed the centrepiece of the 2017 budget in terms of its implications for younger Australians, the emergence of fractional property investment platf.. Read More

Fractional investing brings new opportunities

30-May-2017

While the federal government’s First Home Super Saver Scheme formed the centrepiece of the 2017 budget in terms of its implications for younger Australians, the emergence of fractional property investment platf.. Read More

Banks still a good investment

29-May-2017

Fund managers participating in a panel session about the domestic banking sector at the recent Australian Shareholders Association 2017 Conference have confirmed their conviction these financial institutions remain g.. Read More

Risk profiling link to understanding investors

29-May-2017

Changes in investor behaviour do not necessarily equate to a shift in their risk tolerance, however emerging entrants in the sphere of risk profiling are often limited and do not always account for this, according to.. Read More

Short selling negativity unwarranted

29-May-2017

An Australian equities portfolio manager has refuted the belief that the practice of short selling is detrimental to the performance and fortunes of listed companies, insisting the strategy has no effect on key value.. Read More

Industry funding looms as ASIC turns to regtech

29-May-2017

The federal government has decreased its total levy funding for ASIC by 29.5 per cent in the clearest admission of the government’s intentions to adopt an industry-funding model for the regulator, according to .. Read More

Standardised approach for life a hindrance

29-May-2017

A senior National Australia Bank (NAB) executive has rejected calls for a standardised approach to updating medical definitions in life insurance claims handling, arguing the onus should be on insurers themselves to .. Read More

AdviceOS calculators tap into gamification

26-May-2017

Technology provider Midwinter Financial Services has released its AdviceOS calculators incorporating a gamification approach and aimed at providing an off-the-shelf configurable calculator solution to be included on .. Read More

Industry lags public commitment

26-May-2017

The financial advice industry needs to pay greater attention to clients if it wants to improve its standing, said 2016 Female Excellence in Advice winner Peita Diamantidis. Speaking at the Association of Financ.. Read More

Opinion - Budget a driver for change in advice

26-May-2017

While many people are debating whether the 2017 budget was good, bad or neither, to me one thing is clear - it depends. I am not going to debate the political angles and whether, overall, a “tax more, spe.. Read More

AMP overhaul focuses on productivity, platforms

26-May-2017

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.. Read More