LIC market: sector consolidation gathers pace

Century Australia shareholders voted yesterday in favour of a proposal to merge their company with another listed investment company, WAM Leaders. The two companies announced plans to merge in November, with WAM…

Payments companies target banking licences

Payment processing and identity verification specialist iSignthis (ISX) expects to be operating as an authorised deposit-taking institution as early as the June quarter, when it also expects to be operating an exchange…

People: Wikramanayake puts her stamp on Macquarie management

Macquarie Group has announced three changes to its management team. David Fass has been appointed head of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, Americas. Paul Plewman will replace David Fass as regional chief…

Investors need to take more responsibility

The Financial Services Royal Commission has delivered its final report. It’s now the responsibility of our federal parliamentarians to convert its recommendations into effective legislation that gives Australians far more protection from…

Financial services legislation stuck in the logjam

Several bills with impact for the financial service industry are up for debate in the House of Representatives and the Senate over the next couple of weeks. Whether they will get to…

Households prepare for a slowdown

Australians are saving more as they take a more conservative approach to their household finances. Households have reduced their dependence on credit and have instead focused on increasing their short-term savings, according…

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