SMSF body ponders creating bridging courses

19-Apr-2018|By Malavika Santhebennur

The SMSF Association is contemplating reallocating its resources from delivering specialist education to potentially assisting with the required bridging courses under the new education standards for financial advisers. Speaking to selfmanage.. Read More

Advisers should avoid alpha clusters

11-Apr-2018

Advisers can take advantage of valuation disparities in the markets, but must keep diversification in mind to limit correlated alpha clusters in investor portfolios, according to Antipodes Partners. A key way adv.. Read More

SMSFs recognising global bonds’ importance

10-Apr-2018

SMSF trustees are showing greater understanding of and interest in the global bonds space, particularly for direct investment, according to fixed income specialist FIIG Securities. “With international bonds.. Read More

Optimo adds SMSF modelling

10-Apr-2018

Optimo Financial has launched the latest version of its paraplanning software, Pathfinder, which includes a beta release of SMSF modelling capabilities. The online holistic modelling platform allows financial pla.. Read More

ASIC disqualifies two SMSF auditors

09-Apr-2018

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has disqualified Robert Newham of the Australian Capital Territory from being an approved SMSF auditor for breaching independence requirements and professio.. Read More

BetaShares unveils lowest-cost ETF

09-Apr-2018

BetaShares has announced the launch of what it said is the world’s lowest-cost Australian exchange-traded fund (ETF) with a 0.07 per cent a year management fee. The BetaShares Australia 200 ETF, which will .. Read More

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