Natural catastrophes caused USD 65 billion economic loss in Asia Pacific in 2023

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Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, has published Asia Pacific insights from its 2024 Climate and Catastrophe Report[1], which identifies natural disaster and climate trends both... Read more continue reading

FAAA welcomes Delivering Better Financial Outcomes legislation, with one key concern 

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The FAAA is pleased to finally see the first instalment of the promised changes emanating from the 2022 Quality of Advice Review (QAR) tabled in the Parliament.   FAAA CEO Sarah... Read more continue reading

Vanguard reduces the management fee for its Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index ETF

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Vanguard Australia is reducing the management fee for the Vanguard Australian Government Bond Index ETF (ASX:VGB) by four basis points to 0.16% per annum[1], effective yesterday. This latest fee reduction... Read more continue reading

QMV Legal winds up as Managing Partner announces new superannuation law practice

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Novigi has announced a decision to close specialist superannuation law advisory practice, QMV Legal. To be formally closed on April 26, 2024, the decision follows the February 1 acquisition by... Read more continue reading

T. Rowe price launches Global Government Bond High Quality Fund

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T. Rowe Price, a leading global asset manager with US$1.51 trillion in assets under management[1], has launched Global Government Bond High Quality Fund as the firm’s seventh Australian Unit Trust (AUT)... Read more continue reading

Perpetual appoints State Street’s Charles River to manage front office operations

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Charles River® Development, a State Street company, announced that it has been appointed by Perpetual Group (Perpetual) to manage its front office operations for its Australian asset management business. Perpetual’s... Read more continue reading

Allianz Retire+ appoints Chief Distribution Officer, Wealth Management

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Allianz Retire+ has announced the appointment of Brendon Rodda to Chief Distribution Officer, Wealth Management. Mr Rodda further strengthens the wealth management capability and is responsible for leading the retirement... Read more continue reading

Aryza strengthens Legal and Insolvency Division with key appointments

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Aryza Group, a leading provider of financial software solutions, has announced significant advancements within its Legal & Insolvency division with the appointment of three key leaders to strategic roles.  Elliott... Read more continue reading

Integro Private Wealth partners with AMD Chartered Accountants to increase access to advice in regional WA

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Integro Private Wealth (Integro), Western Australia’s leading private wealth firm, has partnered with AMD Chartered Accountants (AMD) to provide residents in regional Western Australia with greater access to financial advice.... Read more continue reading

iExtend appoints CFO and grows leadership team

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iExtend is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Edwin as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), adding further experience and rigour to iExtend’s strategy, financials and leadership team. Michael stood out... Read more continue reading