APRA names and shames underperforming super funds

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) will be looking for significant change from poorly performing superannuation funds, following the release of its MySuper heatmap. APRA’s heatmap of over a hundred MySuper products…

New Investor is being transformed

When you see our publication in your inbox or social media feed in the New Year it will have a new name. Next week, on December 18, we will publish our last…

APRA approves IOOF’s acquisition of OnePath

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has approved the sale of ANZ’s OnePath Pensions and Investments business to IOOF Holdings, bringing to a conclusion a transaction that has been in train for two…

People: UBS global trading head moves to BTIG

Investment bank BTIG Australia has appointed Andrew Dalgleish as chief executive officer. He joins from UBS where he has been for the last 13 years in a variety of senior roles. Dalgleish…

Limiting cash payments to $10,000 is more dangerous than you might think

We are used to being able to pay for things with legal tender. Other than in special circumstances, refusing to accept cash can have legal consequences. The Currency (Restrictions on the Use…

ETF investors getting active

Investor preference is changing towards active exchange traded funds (ETFs) according to a new study. The latest Betashares/Investment Trends ETF Report found that 32 per cent of investors intend on investing in…

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APRA names and shames underperforming super funds

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) will be looking for significant change from poorly performing superannuation funds, following the release of its MySuper heatmap. APRA’s heatmap of over a hundred MySuper products has outlined the worst performing funds but not…

New Investor is being transformed

When you see our publication in your inbox or social media feed in the New Year it will have a new name. Next week, on December 18, we will publish our last issue of New Investor for 2019. We are…

APRA approves IOOF’s acquisition of OnePath

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has approved the sale of ANZ’s OnePath Pensions and Investments business to IOOF Holdings, bringing to a conclusion a transaction that has been in train for two years. In announcing its decision, APRA says IOOF…

People: UBS global trading head moves to BTIG

Investment bank BTIG Australia has appointed Andrew Dalgleish as chief executive officer. He joins from UBS where he has been for the last 13 years in a variety of senior roles. Dalgleish was most recently global head of portfolio trading…

Limiting cash payments to $10,000 is more dangerous than you might think

We are used to being able to pay for things with legal tender. Other than in special circumstances, refusing to accept cash can have legal consequences. The Currency (Restrictions on the Use of Cash) Bill 2019 , at present before…

ETF investors getting active

Investor preference is changing towards active exchange traded funds (ETFs) according to a new study. The latest Betashares/Investment Trends ETF Report found that 32 per cent of investors intend on investing in active ETFs in the next 12 months, up…

ASIC says lenders should understand borrowers’ objectives

ASIC has placed greater emphasis on credit providers and brokers obtaining reliable and up-to-date information about consumers’ financial situations in meeting their responsible lending obligations. It also wants licensees to understand more about a borrower’s requirements and objectives. The regulator…