Advisers must demonstrate their ongoing value

Financial planners need to show their expertise to their clients through regular contact and reviews to retain clients and improve client satisfaction. MetLife’s latest report, Understanding the Adviser-Client Relationship, reveals that a…

Credit funds on a roll

Investment manager Neuberger Berman hopes to capitalise on strong demand for listed credit income funds, launching an offer of new units in its NB Global Corporate Income Trust. The offer, an entitlement…

People: IAG chief to step down

IAG group executive Ben Bessell has announced that he will leave the company in March 2020 after more than 26 years with IAG and CGU Insurance. Bessell was previously chief executive of…

We need to modernise how we measure national wealth

I recently tried an experiment. I changed several light bulbs, and since one required a little rewiring, I sent my wife (also known as the majority shareholder) a bill for $110.50 (plus…

ASIC sets out DDO ‘product governance framework’

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has been working on the new design and distribution obligations over the summer, issuing draft guidelines that set out the “product governance framework” that issuers and…

Move over robo; advice goes ‘bionic’

HUB24 and Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) have partnered to launch ‘bionic’ advice tools in response to the adviser demand to service a wider range of clients more effectively. According to HUB24, around…

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