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Measuring natural capital in business just got a whole lot easier Blogs: Most Recent postings Number one in numbers blog Last week the natural capital protocol was launched in London. This represents the culmination of a project over four years.The Natural Capital Coalition started life as the TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) for business coalition in Singapore in …

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LIM Advisors urges AGF wind-up Money Management Funds managementLIM Advisors has issued a second open letter about the AMP Capital China Growth Fund, urging unitholders to vote for the wind-up of the fund at the extraordinary general meeting. Oksana Patron –

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Banks record lowest customer satisfaction in three years Money Management Funds managementCustomer satisfaction with the big four banks has declined in five out of the last six months and is now 1.9 percentage points below last July. Hope William-Smith –

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Technology craze or investment opportunity Money Management Funds managementTechnology funds were cheap and offered strong long-term investment opportunities, according to BT Investment Management’s head of global equities. Jessica Amir –

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ASIC consults on risk management guidance Money Management Policy & regulationsASIC said it wants responsible entities to have minimum risk management practices and procedures in place, that are of an international standard. Jessica Amir –

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WealthPortal expands SMA suite Money Management Financial planningPharos Financial Group’s Proactive Portfolios has launched five new managed fund models separately managed account options through the WealthPortal website to simplify administration tasks. Malavika Santhebennur –

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Opposition wants bipartisanship on super objective Money Management Policy & regulationsThe Federal Opposition has called on the Government to re-enter discussions to develop a bipartisan approach to the objective of superannuation. MikeTaylor –

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Financial planning not viewed as glamorous Money Management Financial planningStudents and graduates saw investment banking as being more glamorous than financial planning, according to the Financial Planning Association. MikeTaylor –

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O’Dwyer promises priority to LIF legislation Money Management Policy & regulationsThe Federal Government will give priority to reintroducing the LIF legislation with some room for negotiation around the accompanying regulatory environment. MikeTaylor –

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O’Dwyer signals discretion on adviser education standards Money Management Financial planningThe Federal Government will allow its expert standards setting body discretion to issue exemptions on a case-by-case basis. MikeTaylor –

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