Active fund managers are increasingly moving into the exchange traded fund (ETF) space, creating more choice for investors.
International growth is expected go from strength to strength over the next 12 months and while the US economy is expected to benefit, it’s worth asking the question: has the market already priced in a lot of the US economy’s recent gains and can such growth sustain its market rally?
The global economy is being impacted by several long-term trends that are disrupting business and remoulding markets. In a series of articles, we will update you on the impact these megatrends are having on investors and the asset management industry. The first megatrend we will explore is climate change and the need for rapid decarbonisation to prevent catastrophic impacts.
Thanks to COVID-19 and the quick thinking of savvy investors, the age-old adage that to have ones’ ‘head in the clouds’ is an insult might be about to change.
All eyes will be on the RBA in November and December as it ponders a potentially significant rate cut. But there are other factors to consider in the face of a very uneven recession.
The pandemic and lockdowns have increased collaboration between advisers and clients, including the demand for financial advice.
Access to their super has assisted many Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic. But these savings will also need to underpin the recovery as we navigate out of economic crisis.
COVID-19 has accelerated a generational shift to digital offerings and this – along with the cost of financial advice – represents the biggest challenge to winning over savvy consumers.
ASIC wants financial advisers to meet both the challenges of COVID-19 and the needs of their clients. Here’s what the regulator is focusing on.
FASEA’s Code of Ethics now applies to all financial advisers. Here’s what you need to know about adapting to the current regulatory guidance.
In response to the new Code of Ethics for financial advisers, FASEA has issued guidelines to help advisers understand the requirements.
Employees are covered when it comes to superannuation with the ATO’s matching initiative.
Taking action now to safeguard your business against attacks can save you time, money and your reputation.
ASIC is inviting submissions on whether internal dispute resolution schemes should proactively address complaints made on a firm’s social media platform.
Remaining focussed on the financial fallout is the best way to walk the fine line between adviser and mentor.
Three ways to make flexible working arrangements realistic for financial advice practices.
FASEA announced a revised education framework in late-2018 with some welcome modifications. Here’s what financial advisers may not know about the blueprint.