Australian banks offered efficient, inexpensive online payments alternative

An Australian-built and developed payments technology is available – at a fraction of the sunk development costs of MAMBO – that delivers an innovative and immediate solution to the current gaps in the banking sector’s online transaction services. The underlying Payment Adviser technology has been singled out by multinational banks, wire service  and ACH payments... Read more continue reading

CMC Markets leads CFD evolution with new platform

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CMC Markets is raising the bar for Australian CFD providers with the launch of its CMC Tracker platform for Australian investors. The result of A$156m of investment over two years, this new platform has been built in response to customer, industry and regulatory feedback that retail investors must be empowered and confident to trade the... Read more continue reading

BT Wrap launches market leading tax and trading tools

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BT Wrap launches market leading tax and trading tools The changes include powerful new tax tools that could mean a better after-tax investment return for clients on particular transactions and new trading enhancements that reduce the time spent on portfolio management, client reviews and rebalances. Head of BT Wrap, Chris Freeman, said the changes were... Read more continue reading

Asgard supports advisers with new features for eWRAP platform

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Asgard has released an extensive range of new features for its eWRAP platform designed to drive greater productivity and profitability by helping advisers to deliver more customised advice for more clients in less time. The enhancements include simplified share and managed funds trading, significant enhancements to template (model portfolio) functionality and online corporate actions for... Read more continue reading

AdviserNETgain launches major integration with BT Wrap

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Online financial planning solution AdviserNETgain has released an in-depth integration with investment platform BT Wrap. The integration delivers a more seamless service to advisers and will increase their productivity. AdviserNETgain combines client, practice and advice management processes into one easy-to-use system that integrates advisers’ front and back office. The integration sees: Direct movement of data... Read more continue reading

BT Wrap unveils online enhancements ahead of year-end

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BT Wrap has launched a series of improvements to its platform as 30 June approaches, including changes to its comprehensive year-end microsite and a refreshed look and feel for its Wrap DeskTop. The changes signal the beginning of an even more intuitive and more user-friendly experience for all platform users. Head of BT Wrap, Chris... Read more continue reading

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... Read more continue reading

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... Read more continue reading

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... Read more continue reading

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... Read more continue reading