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Watchdog hounds nine

The corporate watchdog has banned nine directors from company duties in November following business failure....

by Victoria Young

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    Industry super fund Unisuper has taken a 15 per cent stake in a New Zealand forestry asset....

    by Christine St Anne
  • IAG to pay $1.4bn for UK insurer

    Insurance Australia Group is to buy one of the UK's biggest motor insurers Equity Insurance Group for $1.4 billion (GBP 570 million)....

    by Charlie Corbett
  • Asgard loses 10

    Technical head Matt Esler was one of 10 Advance staff retrenched yesterday as part of the Asgard Wealth Management business restructuring th...

    by Julia Newbould
  • Fixed rate home loans peak

    One in four property buyers are plumping for fixed rate mortgages,  according to figures from AFG, one of Australia's largest insurance...

    by Victoria Young
  • ASIC stops Risqy investment scheme

    Corporate watchdog ASIC has moved to stop the operators of an $11 million managed investment scheme run by New Zealand company Risqy Limited...

    by Christine St Anne
  • Good advice: Beyond all price?

    According to the proverb, good advice is beyond all price, and if I were a financial planner this is exactly what I'd be telling my clients ...

    by Charlie Corbett
  • FEAL revamps board

    Industry body Fund Executives Association has revamped its board appointing three new directors....

    by Christine St Anne
  • Women at work

    Women in the industry work hard to be treated as equals professionally yet are not really included in the financial planning environment in ...

    by Julia Newbould
  • China, not just commodities

    Investors need to diversify beyond commodities and towards financial services if they are to benefit from the long term Chinese growth story...

    by Charlie Corbett
  • Investment industry makes MO-tivational effort

    In a celebration of facial hair, fund managers and superannuation fund executives helped raise $160,000 for prostate cancer research during ...

    by Victoria Young
  • Motor fund hires Canberra raider

    Industry fund the Motor Trades Association of Australia Superannuation has hired Canberra Raiders' director Allan Hawke as its chairman....

    by Charlie Corbett
  • Macquarie buys into local property business

    Macquarie Bank has taken a $30 million stake in local property group St Hilliers Property....

    by Christine St Anne
  • Call to axe FSR disclosure principles

    Principles-based legislation has failed when it comes to advice and product disclosure, according to the opposition minister for superannuat...

    by Catherine James
  • GM calls Fin Wiz restructure a hit

    An enhanced remuneration model has successfully increased adviser professionalism and boosted client confidence, according to Financial Wisd...

    by Victoria Young
  • Weaven challenges planners

    Both the financial planning community and the industry funds should pay for a joint independent report on their respective value to clients,...

    by Stephen Blaxhall
  • Trust to act as trustee in Sydney airport deal

    Financial Services Group Trust Company has been appointed as trustee to the $650 million structured finance deal for the Southern Cross Airp...

    by Christine St Anne
  • Haramis resurfaces at McMillan Shakespeare

    Former RetireInvest chief George Haramis will start a new job today, heading sales and marketing for listed salary packaging company McMilla...

    by Julia Newbould
  • Industry not to blame for super woes: Ausfund

    It's wrong to blame the superannuation industry for failing consumers over the billions of dollars locked up in multiple funds, says the hea...

    by Madeleine Collins
  • Rebirth of an old world order

    Many of the so called emerging markets are just old economic powerhouses finding their feet again, according to Aberdeen Asset Management as...

    by Stephen Blaxhall

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