Ben Power is a writer and journalist. He has written on business, finance, economics and investing for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, Bloomberg News, The Australian Financial Review and Financial Times Business Media.
Higher equities and fixed income valuations will lead investors to rethink their assumptions of diversification, and the classic balanced fund reference portfolio may be an early casualty.
Ben PowerJune 9, 2020
Advice practices have taken to managed accounts like ducks to water, but new questions about conflicts of interest have left potential adopters in a holding pattern.
Ben PowerOctober 15, 2018
The days of subsidised advice within vertical integration may be numbered. As the industry evolves, licensees will have to do more to show their usefulness.
Ben PowerMay 23, 2018
Improving fundamentals offer a window of opportunity for investors who want to take a long ride on the emerging markets wave.
Ben PowerJune 2, 2017
With advisers increasingly trying to go beyond portfolio management for clients, do exchange-traded funds allow time to be better spent on delivering strategic advice?
Ben PowerMarch 28, 2017
If advisers want to convince SMSF trustees of the value of their services, they will need a better appreciation of the retirement objectives of this group of potential clients
Ben PowerFebruary 21, 2017
With more than 800 fintech start-ups in Silicon Valley, a mind shift has to occur around what business it is that financial planners are actually in. Ben Power reports.
Ben PowerNovember 9, 2016