Provision for retirement is an issue that affects all of us, but on balance the female half of the population has more to worry about than the other.
Insurance is, by its nature, cyclical. KPMG Australia’s annual General Insurance Industry Review, released today, proves the point.
The Australian major banks (“the Majors”), like many other businesses, are dealing with substantial economic and regulatory headwinds.
As a horse lover and a keen student of horse racing, as well as a believer in a strong financial system – it has been a tough year.
New regulatory regimes have granted people more control over their superannuation than ever before and opened up a new world of innovation for funds. Open Super is here.
Like the global fintech market, investment in the Australian fintech sector has taken a pause for the first half of 2019, as the industry prepares for the next phase of its development.
Open Banking empowers consumers to request their financial data is made available to accredited third parties such as utility providers, fintechs or other banks, leading to more transparent decision making.
Libra aims to ’enable simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people’, supporting payments and ability to send money between people and countries
KPMG analysis finds that the Australian major banks (‘the majors’) have reported a continued decline in aggregate cash profits for the first half of 2019. KPMG’s Major Australian Banks Half…
Given all the coverage of the Royal Commission’s criticisms of the financial services sector, you might be forgiven for thinking the superannuation sector is in a bad way. Far from it.
On Day 2 of the Championships at Royal Randwick, the highlight of the Autumn Racing Carnival, will see the final race of Australia’s champion racehorse, Winx.
In recent months there has been a lot of commentary – and regulatory exhortation – in the superannuation sector suggesting that a wave of fund mergers is imminent.
The proposed changes now appear to strike a more reasonable balance for the industry.
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