Analysis 13 Jun 18
Aussie Royal Commission: How did we get here and what’s next?
The Royal Commission has shaken consumer confidence in Australia’s wealth market to its core. For Michael Ohanessian, chief executive of Aussie platform Praemium, the key question is: “So, how did we get here?”
Who actually holds the global debt?
Despite much talk of debt reduction and deleveraging since the financial crisis, global debt levels are higher than ever before. Several risks arise for investors and for financial and economic stability, according to Daniel Murray, head of global research at EFG Asset Management.
Gallery 20 Apr 18
Jaw dropping moments from Australia’s Royal Commission
It’s squeaky bum time for senior executives as Australia’s banking, superannuation and financial advice firms face the intense scrutiny of a Royal Commission. Click through the slides below to read some of the incredible moments from the first week of the review into financial advice.
News 19 Apr 18
Phoenix top as FCA complaints hit 3.8 million
Consolidator The Phoenix Group featured heavily in data from the UK Financial Conduct Authority that shows complaints about all financial services firms rose by 13% in the second half of 2017, driven by payment protection insurance (PPI) claims.
Analysis 6 Apr 18
Public interest vs curiosity in an age of transparency
The distinction between legitimate public interest and sheer curiosity is an issue with a lot of pressure points. But all the legal protection in the world cannot put the genie back in the bottle once it gets out, Guernsey Finance’s Dominic Wheatley has warned.
Analysis 7 Mar 18
An insight into Standard Life Aberdeen’s young Abu Dhabi office
One of the youngest international offices in the merged Standard Life Aberdeen Group was set up by Aberdeen Asset Management in late 2016, before two businesses combined.