Investing

Oct
11

How can I better manage my portfolio?

Managing your own portfolio means you can minimise fees and maximise returns, but if you’re not using the right tools, you could be creating more work for yourself. Here are some handy ways to make investing easier. If you’re a retail investor in Australia and you’re not using technology, you are probably missing out. There […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing . Robo-Advice
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Oct
11

Move over term deposits, peer-to-peer lending is on the rise for Aussie investors

Individual Aussie investors have lent an average of $13,508 in the last nine months as they chase better returns in a low-yield environment, according to leading peer-to-peer lender RateSetter. This figure is a 25.4% increase from the $10,770 lent in the previous nine months. With the RBA keeping interest rates at rock bottom levels, and […]

By Cameron Dart | Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending . Peer-to-Peer
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Oct
10

Why the parliamentary inquiry was good for fintech

Discussion of data sharing, small business loan rates and investment troubles spell increased opportunities for fintech. The parliamentary inquiry into banks saw CEOs of the Big Four – Westpac, ANZ, NAB and Commonwealth Bank – grilled about a range of issues pertaining to their bank’s conduct. While the line of questioning taken by House of […]

By International FinTech | Banking . Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending . Robo-Advice
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Oct
05

A look inside AMP’s new goals-based advice business

AMP today officially launches its long-awaited AMP Advice business, after a long development period during which the financial services giant substantially re-engineered its advice process and technology infrastructure. AMP Advice currently has 11 operating practices around the country, and aims to have as many as 30 by the end of the year as ipac Securities […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing . Robo-Advice
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Oct
05

La Trobe Financial unveils new fintech offering

Specialist lender La Trobe Financial has announced it is making its investment opportunities more accessible through the launch of a new investment platform. Launched this week, La Trobe Direct is a digital platform aimed at giving La Trobe clients greater control over and access to their investment portfolio. La Trobe Direct currently operates across La […]

By Cameron Dart | FinTech . Investing . Peer-to-Peer
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Oct
05

Bravura Solutions’ Sonata hits high note at 20-times profit

Private equity-owned Bravura Solutions will seek to raise $200 million for its initial public offering before the end of the month. Brokers Goldman Sachs and Macquarie Capital kicked off the marketing program with face to face meetings in Melbourne and Auckland on Monday. Their analysts also released detailed pre-IPO research reports and setting investor price […]

By Cameron Dart | ASX . FinTech . Investing
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Oct
04

UBS invests big in blockchain future

Global investment bank UBS is throwing its resources behind the blockchain’s transformative potential, investigating a range of applications such as smart bonds, cross border payment transactions on the distributed ledger and a digital representation of physical currency. In 2015 the bank opened an innovation lab designed to explore how the blockchain could be used by […]

By Cameron Dart | Banking . Bitcoin . Blockchain . Currency . FinTech . Investing . Payments
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Sep
28

Financial and technology industry leaders get behind H2Ocean

Australia’s first listed venture company, giving investors a way to access the rapidly emerging fintech sector, has been given a boost with the news that many of Australia’s leading financial services and technology industry figures are supporting the ASX IPO of H2Ocean Limited. Following its official launch by non-other than the Treasurer of Australia, the Hon. Scott […]

By Cameron Dart | Investing
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