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Market falls flat, AMP offer pulled

Market falls flat, Telstra (ASX:TLS) affirms dividend, AMP (ASX:AMP) offer pulled The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) fell 0.1% on Thursday as reporting stepped up another level. The IT sector fell 2.1% giving up recent gains, whilst Woolworths (ASX:WOW) fell 0.9% sending the consumer staples sector lower

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Calastone throws ownership to private equity giant

Global fund back-office connector, Calastone, has sold a majority stake to US private equity player, The Carlyle Group. In a release last week, the UK-headquartered Calastone said the deal would see Carlyle acquire most current shares including those held by

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Governance: Raising the bar

Governance is the pillar of environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles that investors have been actively considering for the longest period of time. This is not surprising, as in some ways, it could be said that governance is probably the

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Advisers inundated with early release super enquiries

Strongly divided views about the wisdom of using the early release from superannuation have prompted large numbers of fund members to seek the advice of financial planners. Losing insurance cover, reducing retirement benefits and crystallising losses are the main issues

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Lessons from the ASIC adviser review

Investors can take some valuable lessons from ASIC’s latest report on the shortcoming of financial planners. The regulator highlighted a number of steps that should have been taken, but often are not, during the advice process. Armed with this knowledge,

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No quick payback from AMP’s new growth strategy

AMP is targeting earnings growth by directing capital to higher growth segments of the market, such as advice and self-managed superannuation administration, but the market is yet to be convinced. The big wealth management company held an investor day last

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Governance: Raising the bar

Governance is the pillar of environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles that investors have been actively considering for

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