Saxo Capital Markets launches new portal combining social features with trading platform


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A new online social trading community for serious investors, TradingFloor.com, was revealed in beta yesterday by Saxo Bank in Copenhagen. Saxo Capital Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saxo Bank, and is also offering TradingFloor.com to its clients. The new portal enables traders around the world to share their trades with […]

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AdviserLogic self sufficient in data feeds

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Financial planning software house AdviserLogic has announced that they now directly receive 26 investment data feeds covering over 200 platforms. Head of Product Development, Daniel Gara, says “Over the last couple of years, the AdviserLogic team has established direct relationships and worked diligently with the major platforms to ensure our users receive automatic daily data […]

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CUA chooses Good Technology to secure company-owned and BYO mobile devices

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Australia’s largest customer-owned financial institution rolls out secure containerization solution with Good for Enterprise Good Technology™, the leader in secure mobility, today announced that CUA®, Australia’s largest customer-owned financial institution, has deployed Good for Enterprise® (GFE) to secure a fleet of approximately 400 company-owned and bring-your-own (BYO) smartphones and tablets. CUA chose Good Technology due to […]

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AFEX revamps online global payment solution for simplicity and automation

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Enhancements to drive further growth for AFEX in Australia AFEX, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing non-bank providers of foreign payment solutions, has launched an enhanced version of AFEXDirect – its leading online global payment platform. The enhanced version incorporates client feedback to better integrate with enterprise software packages, a consolidated overview of […]

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Super fund execs reinforce move to digital engagement

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Australia’s leading super administrator presents new data around member communications trends Digital channels will play a substantially greater role in member engagement over the coming three years, with more complex websites and email correspondence overtaking paper and face to face communication. Link Group is Australia’s leading super administrator providing member services for around 4.5 million […]

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Frugal Google: More than 4 million Aussies take financial advice and tips from the internet

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The Internet is helping save Australians millions of dollars every year as they increasingly seek out better deals on financial products, according research by Australia’s leading specialist life insurer, TAL. The TAL research suggests that Google and other search engines such as comparison sites have been instrumental in helping to boost the financial literacy of millions of […]

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Orient Capital achieves industry first with electronic super fund reporting to APRA

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Link Group subsidiaries Orient Capital, AAS and Link Super collaborate to provide solution for super fund clients Forty seven superannuation funds representing over 4 million members have for the first time completed the successful lodgement of electronic reports to APRA as part of the new reporting standards outlined in the Stronger Super reforms. Orient Capital, […]

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New data standards for group life insurance sector

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Life insurer TAL has developed web-based digital technology for the group insurance market that is the first in the world to meets a new global standard for the group life insurance industry. TAL has developed the digital interface solution for its newest superannuation partner, industry fund UniSuper. The solution, using world class web services standards, […]

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Wealthtrac SMSF builds pace with launch of mobile app

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Cloud-based SMSF solution now offering market leading mobile technology Independent wealth product distributor Wealthtrac, has launched a mobile application that is designed to deliver news and information to anyone interested in self managed super. Wealthtrac Managing Director and CEO, Matthew Johnson, said the development was an important step forward for the business and its adviser […]

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Demographic tidal wave effects felt throughout financial services

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Lonsec and Milliman launch retirement website to provide practical solutions for advisers  Investment research house Lonsec Research (Lonsec), in partnership with global actuarial and consulting firm Milliman, yesterday unveiled a retirement website designed to provide practical and implementable solutions for financial advisers providing advice to retiree clients. As Australia’s population ages, the funding of retiree […]

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