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Investor Review Announce the Winners of the 2016 Institutional Awards

Investor Review Announce the Winners of the 2016 Institutional Awards

United Kingdom, November 2016 – Investor Review Magazine have announced the winners of the 2016 Institutional Awards. SelfWealth Ltd Are proud to announce that we have been awarded: Best Online Investment Portfolio Management Tool & Award for Innovation in Financial Technology! Investing is big business, and there are few businesses as vast as the institutional investors. Including banks, finance companies, funds and trusts, these firms are the biggest participants in securities trading and their stock market volumes have gone from strength to strength over the years.

Winners revealed: the Optus My Business Awards 2016

Winners revealed: the Optus My Business Awards 2016

Winners are grinners, and there was no shortage of happy faces on the SME community's night of nights. Check out the full list of winners from this year's awards. With 214 finalists representing 150 businesses over 24 categories, the Optus My Business Awards 2016 was a sell-out event. Hosted on Friday, 18 November at Sydney's Four Points by Sheraton hotel, the evening was filled with plenty of fun, frivolity and excitement – as well as a few tears.

What Self-Managed Super Funds bought in 2016

What Self-Managed Super Funds bought in 2016

Analysis shows swing towards small-cap stocks. As the end of 2016 draws near, self-directed investors appear to be following clear trends as they look for growth outside the largest 100 stocks. An analysis from the SelfWealth platform shows that the $621-billion self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) sector is now showing an appetite for risk with a particular interest in small-caps. The proportion of smaller stocks held by our members has doubled in just one year, from 9.7 per cent to 19.3 per cent by weighting.

Australian investors get new brokerage solution

Australian investors get new brokerage solution

Australia's social network for investors, SelfWealth, has announced a launch of its new flat fee brokerage solution complementing its social network. The company started its investment community through an exclusive partnership with BGL Corporate Solutions, a supplier of self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) software and said it saw a significant take up through BGL's, cloud SMSF administration software, Simple Fund 360.

LANDSCAPING THE AUSTRALIAN FINTECH ECOSYSTEM

LANDSCAPING THE AUSTRALIAN FINTECH ECOSYSTEM

Why FinTech matters in Australia? Australia has experienced 25 years of uninterrupted growth fueled by a strong Chinese demand for natural resources, the resulting boom in mining and a flourishing housing industry. Those industries have provided great liquidity to the financial sector and filled the loan books of banks - making the Australian ‘Big 4’ among the world’s most profitable banks. But due to China’s slower growth and the mining/housing boom stagnating, Australia must look for new avenues of growth. FinTech might be where the future lies for Australia for 2 reasons.

Almost 80% of Private Day Traders Lose Money

Almost 80% of Private Day Traders Lose Money

In response to the article, Andrew Ward (SelfWealth Founder and Managing Director) says – “At SelfWealth we agree that day trading is fraught with danger. SelfWealth is designed to allow our Members to properly construct their investment portfolios based on sound economic principles, such as diversification. SelfWealth provides the Safety Rating and WealthCheck Score as our key diagnostics to enable our members to easily navigate the investment markets and construct sound portfolios.”

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