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The corporate regulator has issued a warning that its logo is being misused to perpetuate a social media scam promoting fake investments....

Financial planning

Good news for financial advisers, the number of people turning to social media and finfluencers has decreased by almost a third in the past year, according to HSBC....

Financial planning

Although finfluencers tend to “swim outside the safety flags”, Insignia chief executive Renato Mota believes they signal an unmet demand from a younger generation seekin...

Policy & Regulation

With finfluencer Tyson Scholz receiving a permanent injunction, a global regulatory report, co-chaired by ASIC, has shed light on what the future could look like for finf...

Features

With child and teen mental health and digital media in the spotlight, should this be a fresh consideration for those building ethical portfolios?...

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Funds management

Meta, the owner of Facebook and Instagram, is one of the “world’s best businesses”, according to Forager, and the firm is increasing its weighting while it is out of favo...

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Funds management

Women are 20% more likely than men to trust financial advice from family and friends, according to research by Global Prime, while young men are more likely to be followi...

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Financial planning

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has warned Australian financial services licensees that they could be liable for misconduct if they work with financi...

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Financial planning

Despite the level of misinformation on social media, it can still be a reliable gateway for people to get involved with professional, regulated advice....

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Funds management

Changes to privacy permissions has forced Forager Funds Management to look closely at its social media holdings, particularly with Twitter which has struggled to reach it...

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Funds management

Investors using social media and chatrooms to conduct market manipulation should assume they are being watched by the regulator, which is paying closer attention to these...

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Financial planning

Jane Hume said she has no interest in perpetuating a ‘nanny state culture’ where it resorts to banning things to save people from their own follies such as making financi...

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Features

While finfluencers are on the rise and targeting younger investors, this presents an opportunity for advisers to help investors separate the information from the noise, w...

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Superannuation

If there is a post on a superannuation fund’s social media platform from a member about withdrawing communication consent, then the fund must take steps to ascertain the ...

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Financial planning

The Association of Financial Advisers has recommended to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that licensees be able to ‘opt-in’ to the recognition of cli...

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