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Overseas scammers targeting Australian investors

Australia’s financial services regulator has warned people to avoid “scammers” connected to Luxembourg Offshore Banking, also known as LUXOSB Limited.


Nick Bendel
Dec 30, 2018( 2 min read )

Short-term investors lose out as shares take a battering

The All Ordinaries has delivered solid returns over the past decade - but dismal returns over the past year.


Nick Bendel
Nov 3, 2018( 2 min read )

World-first Tobacco-Free Verification stamp launches for investment funds

Australians will now be able to easily identify whether their investment funds are involved in the tobacco industry, thanks to the launch of the ‘Verified Tobacco-Free’ certification stamp.


Alex Ritchie
Oct 18, 2018( 4 min read )

Economist tells investors to learn 7 lessons from the GFC

Ten years ago on this day, Lehman Brothers collapsed and triggered the Global Financial Crisis. What can investors learn from this historic event?


Nick Bendel
Sep 14, 2018( 3 min read )

World Bank asks CBA to create blockchain bond

Commonwealth Bank plans to launch the world’s first bond to be created, allocated, transferred and managed using blockchain technology.


Nick Bendel
Aug 24, 2018( 2 min read )

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Australia’s exchange-traded products market is performing quite well but requires several improvements to reduce risk, an official review has found.


Nick Bendel
Aug 8, 2018( 2 min read )

CBA cops $20m hit in bank bill swap rate case

Commonwealth Bank has entered into a court-enforceable undertaking with ASIC, Australia’s financial services regulator.


Nick Bendel
Aug 8, 2018( 2 min read )

Investment yields forecast to fall from 9% to 6%

Diversified investors can expect solid returns this financial year, but not as high as in 2017-18, according to a prominent economist.


Nick Bendel
Jul 20, 2018( 2 min read )

ANZ accused of 'alleged cartel arrangements'

Criminal cartel charges are expected to be laid against ANZ, even though the bank said it “acted in accordance with the law”.


Nick Bendel
Jul 20, 2018( 2 min read )

ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank handed criminal cartel charges

Criminal cartel charges have been laid against ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank following an investigation by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC).


Nick Bendel
Jul 20, 2018( 2 min read )

Managed funds near $3 trillion mark

Australia’s managed funds industry grew 9.2 per cent during the last financial year, new data has revealed.


Nick Bendel
Jun 4, 2018( 1 min read )

All Ords jumps 10.3% during FY17

Most stock market investors had reason to smile during the 2016-17 financial year, with the Australian market making double-digit gains.


Nick Bendel
Jun 4, 2018( 2 min read )

ASIC reveals the golden rules to investing

To celebrate World Investor Week (2 – 8 October 2017), Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have put together a list of tips to become ‘smart investors’.


Alex Ritchie
Jun 4, 2018( 2 min read )

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