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Investment Strategy

Finance jobs scarce, except in compliance and risk

Wealth advisers, compliance and risk management departments at financial companies are expected to continue to hire amid muted demand for banking and financial services workers in the second quarter, a report from recruitment consultants Robert Walter says. Struggling European markets, higher funding costs and a cautious recruitment approach by companies is dampening hiring, according to […]
Hedge Funds

Giving first Australians a financial fair go

Thirteen financial services organisations have combined forces to form the Indigenous Financial Services Network, a group aimed at implementing the recommendations of an 18-month study which concluded that Australia’s indigenous people were the most financially, as well as socially, excluded community in the nation. CATHERINE JAMES reports. IFSN was launched at the end of February […]
Hedge Funds

Giving first Australians a financial fair go

Thirteen financial services organisations have combined forces to form the Indigenous Financial Services Network, a group aimed at implementing the recommendations of an 18-month study which concluded that Australia’s indigenous people were the most financially, as well as socially, excluded community in the nation. CATHERINE JAMES reports. IFSN was launched at the end of February […]