AustralianSuper welcomes launch of MoneySmart.gov.au

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Website will support consumers to make better financial decisions AustralianSuper today announced its support for ASIC’s new personal finance website MoneySmart, launched this afternoon by the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard. MoneySmart aims to help people make good financial decisions by providing free, independent and unbiased information, tools and motivation and is a key part of […]

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AvSuper sets new member service and engagement standards with end to end financial technology

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Member centric online calculator raises the bar for super industry Boutique super fund AvSuper has unveiled a sophisticated online calculator that sets new standards in member service and engagement via an intuitive and richly functional online tool. In the first three days of release, more than 10% of the Fund’s members had immediately logged on […]

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AMP technology makes risk easier for IFAs

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AMP has launched a new online risk premium quoting tool, easyquote, for independent financial advisers (IFAs) available through AMP’s Adviser Online service at www.adviseronline.amp.com.au. Easyquote will support all contemporary AMP retail risk products from 21 February 2011. Advisers will also soon be able to validate risk premium estimates for AMP products provided by XPLAN’s Risk […]

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CMC Markets launches first integrated pattern recognition tool for Australian traders

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Allows traders to scan variety of markets and simplifies execution Educates traders on pattern recognition CMC Markets has launched a new pattern recognition tool to help traders sort data, identify patterns and execute trades with ease. It is thought to be the first time in Australia that pattern recognition software has been integrated into an […]

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Australian payments technology hits high note at conclusion of peak global trade talks.

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Global interest in Australian-produced payments technology has peaked in recent weeks as offshore banking and financial institutions have become exposed to the unique Payment Adviser technology. Payment Adviser was one of a select handful of global IT vendors invited to showcase its unique electronic payments solution to delegates at the 37th annual Sibos trade event, […]

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IRESS appointed Count’s strategic software partner

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Following an extensive review of potential software solutions, Count Financial Limited (Count) has selected IRESS Market Technology Limited (IRESS) as its strategic software partner. IRESS’ wealth management platform XPLAN will replace Count’s proprietary system WealthPlanner, with implementation commencing in early 2011. XPLAN is the leading software solution in the financial services industry, providing a comprehensive […]

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Why advisers have nothing to fear from technology

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At the danger of invoking a collective moan of discontent from all Australian financial advisers, I want to begin this post on the role of technology in your industry by talking briefly about a completely unrelated topic: regulation overload. Because even I – a humble financial technologist – can see the corrosive effect that the […]

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BOQ selects CMC Markets Stockbroking to provide online share trading service

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Over 600,000 BOQ customers set to benefit from new user-friendly trading platform with highly competitive brokerage rates The new relationship strengthens CMC Markets Stockbroking partnership growth strategy BOQ has today announced plans to launch an online share trading service in partnership with independent online broker CMC Markets Stockbroking. The new user-friendly online share trading platform, […]

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