US CPI and the Fed: Let’s get this party started…almost

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Former US Federal Reserve (the Fed) Governor, William McChesney Martin, once described the role of the Fed as akin to “to taking away the punch bowl just as the party... Read more continue reading

Kroll appoints Jon Rowell as Head of Asia Pacific Region

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Kroll, the leading independent global risk and financial advisory solutions firm, announced today the appointment of Jon Rowell as Head of Asia Pacific (APAC). In this role, Rowell will oversee... Read more continue reading

Rates likely on hold as jobless rate drops and employment jumps

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Interest rates are likely to remain unchanged for the remainder of the year, with a low risk of one more rate rise if inflation stays above the central bank’s 2%... Read more continue reading

DASH partners with MetLife to provide a simple, and straightforward insurance application solution

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DASH Technology Group (“DASH”) and MetLife Australia (“MetLife”) have partnered to create a new insurance solution that utilises technology to simplify how insurance is offered and applied for by Super... Read more continue reading

‘Talk Money’ financial education program bridging persistent gap in schools

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There have been significant improvements in students’ understanding of important money concepts in the first two years delivery of the ‘Talk Money’ with Ecstra Foundation financial education program, according to... Read more continue reading

Zurich releases Cost of Care Report on health conditions in Australia

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Zurich Financial Services Australia (Zurich) has released updated analysis on the growing incidence and cost of disease in Australia. The report, ‘Cost of Care’, analyses and collates publicly available health... Read more continue reading

Changes to GST rebates push up the cost of advice  

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The SMSF Association is calling on the Government to amend the legislation governing the GST treatment of adviser fees to avoid increased costs being passed on to consumers. Commenting on... Read more continue reading

Citi launches Citi real-time funding for corporate clients, expanding its real-time treasury suite

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Citi has announced the launch of Citi Real-Time Funding (RTF), the latest addition to its real-time treasury suite of solutions for corporate clients. Citi Real-Time Funding is now available in... Read more continue reading

Barwon Investment Partners whitepaper details outlook for Australia’s healthcare property sector

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Barwon Investment Partners has released a comprehensive whitepaper on the outlook of the Australian healthcare property sector. Barwon manages circa $2.2 billion in Australian healthcare property assets and offers three... Read more continue reading

Queensland’s Brighter Super chooses State Street for custody and administration partnership

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State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) has announced that it has been chosen as custodian and administrator for the more than A$30 billion in funds invested for members of Brighter Super.... Read more continue reading