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We discuss three recent developments that impact the world of financial advice and financial advising. These are the passage of the Better Advice Bill, the introduction of legislation around the 2021 Federal Budget superannuation announcements, and the current FASEA led consultation on Standard 3 of the FASEA Code of Ethics.
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This podcast explores how this calendar year has seen global equities drop 35.8% from their pre-pandemic high but have since recovered 52.4%, a drop from the February high of 2.4%.
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