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APPOINTMENT NEWS

BTFG platforms head to depart

19-Dec-2017

BT Financial Group’s head of platforms will depart the wealth manager to pursue other opportunities, the company has confirmed. Kelly Power, who has been with Westpac Group since 2005, has been overseeing .. Read More

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TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Mercer launches Facebook advice service

18-Dec-2017

Superannuation administration group Mercer has launched a new Facebook-based robo advice service that leverages artificial intelligence to calculate the amount of money users will have to retire on. The group sa.. Read More

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SUPERANNUATION NEWS

Members wear the cost of risk-profile errors

21-Dec-2017

Superannuation fund members are missing out on hundreds of thousands of dollars in retirement savings by having their account set to the wrong investment option for their circumstances and stage of life, according to.. Read More

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FINANCIAL PLANNING NEWS

Merry Christmas from financialobserver

22-Dec-2017

On behalf of financialobserver I would like to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thanks so much for your support in 2017 and we look forward to engaging with you again in 2018... Read More

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INVESTMENT NEWS

Triple A launches cryptocurrency fund

22-Dec-2017

A hedge fund industry veteran has partnered with ANZ’s former head of global markets to launch Australia’s first cryptocurrency-focused managed fund, which will give sophisticated investors exposure to em.. Read More

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ACCOUNTING NEWS

Access at heart of fixing broken advice model

07-Sep-2017

The contemporary model for advice accessibility was “broken”, meaning financial planners must look for new opportunities to reach the broader pool of unadvised Australians, according to fintech start-up N.. Read More

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INSURANCE NEWS

Retail insurance channel sees growth

22-Dec-2017

The retail risk insurance sector went from strength to strength in the 12 months to September 2017, rebounding from three years of declining sales to record $1.4 billion of lump sum new business, according to new dat.. Read More

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