New Zurich Adviser Portal to significantly improve adviser efficiency

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Zurich has announced the launch of its ‘next generation’ adviser portal, incorporating a new online platform for life insurance quotes and applications. Developed in conjunction with Omnium, UnderwriteMe and User Experience specialists Jade Software, the Zurich Adviser Portal also incorporates client management functionality and utilises the UnderwriteMe rules engine to significantly increase straight-through-processing rates. An […]

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Raiz Invest brings financial insights to life with Facebook chatbot  

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Raiz Invest Limited, the mobile-first micro-investing platform, has launched a chatbot to improve the user experience. Customers can ask Ashlee specific questions about their account or the financial markets and get general customer support. Much like a personal fitness coach, the aim is to help Australians have a healthier relationship with their finances. With an […]

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BetaShares launches RBTZ – providing investors with access to the global Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Mega-trend

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BetaShares, a leading Australian ETF manager, has announced the launch of the BetaShares Global Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF (ASX Code: RBTZ) on the ASX. RBTZ provides access to the disruptive Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (“A.I.”) sectors through exposure to a portfolio of global companies involved in production or use of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence products and […]

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Financial planners set to benefit from tech companies’ tie-up

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Financial advisers have been given another boost in the race to digitalise their businesses with the recent tie-up between SuiteBox – a virtual meeting platform designed for financial risk compliance – and YTML, creator of Seido, an integration hub that connects fintech applications that results in a more efficient way to deliver advice. The partnership […]

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Advice Intelligence launches new world financial planning technology

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Advice Intelligence (a.i.) has launched Version 1.0 of it’s software platform to financial advisers across Australia. This launch marks the start of a ‘new world’ financial planning movement that will be crucial for the future success of the advice industry. The new technology enables advisers and their clients to co-create the advice journey together. The […]

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Stop the confusion, cut the jargon and keep it simple, says InvestSMART

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Digital wealth provider InvestSMART, has called on the finance industry to stop confusing Australians with unnecessary jargon and to keep things simple. InvestSMART has this week launched an enhanced offer and new-look brand as part of its mission to provide all Australians with access to the advice, tools and investment products they need and want. The […]

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MetLife Australia launches digital life insurance claims lodgement and tracking platform

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MetLife Australia has launched a digital life insurance claims platform using ‘open insurance’ application programming interface (API) technology, making it faster and easier for superannuation fund members to lodge and track life insurance claims. MetLife has launched this new solution with Statewide, a leading superannuation fund based in South Australia. Members can scan and upload […]

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SUPERCentral announces launch of estate planning tool Ask.Will™

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SUPERCentral has announced it would be launching a first-to-market, estate planning tool, Ask.Will™ Ask.Will is a new client support service that helps Advisors to open estate planning discussions with their client, through a simplified process that provides clear directions on the key areas that a client needs to consider in the development of an effective […]

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SendGold platform brings real assets to digital currency

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SendGold, a Sydney based fintech company with an asset-based peer-to-peer digital money platform, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise $2 million. SendGold is hyper-liquid, hyper-accessible, and based on physical gold, one of history’s most reliable assets. SendGold is an alternative to bank money as it allows its customers to save, invest, gift and […]

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Why is Artificial Intelligence (AI) so important?

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Nanuk Asset Management sees growing evidence that listed global companies engaged in artificial intelligence and machine learning are contributing towards more environmentally sustainable and resource efficient outcomes. The simple answer is that AI has advanced to a point where it is fundamentally changing industries by creating commercial solution efficiencies on an unprecedented scale. The application […]

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