December 20, 2018

December 20, 2018 | Adviser News


Economic and market outlook 2019: Choppy Waters

2019 is likely to be the ebb tide of the economic cycle rather than its demise, with slowing global growth, benign inflation and low bond yields. However, the year will host a number of unpredictable but critical political and geopolitical events, creating choppy waters for investors and policymakers to navigate.

December 20, 2018

What a year! Thank you to our partners.

2018 was a memorable year for many reasons. In a challenging environment that has seen so much disruption and distraction, it is incredibly heartening to continue to see and hear so much positivity and willingness to adapt and thrive within a shifting advice landscape.

December 20, 2018

The Cost of Care part II – Mental Health

In analysing common methodologies used across the life insurance advice sector, we were able to identify a missing link that could help advice be more tailored and personalised. The Cost of Care whitepaper is an industry first, bringing together detailed research across the broad spectrum of injury and disease. Across three articles, we will delve into three of the biggest cost burdens facing Australians today – Cancer, Heart and Artery and Mental Health.

December 20, 2018

Tech beyond the FANGs

High growth technology companies have become very popular in investment portfolios over the last few years and, notwithstanding some cooling in investor appetite in recent months, they have generally performed very well. The challenge is that this can lead to a concentration developing in markets that can increase the amount of risk for investors.

December 20, 2018

Closing off new quote functionality on the ZXpress platform on 1 January 2019

After the successful release of the Zurich Adviser Portal which includes the new, online life quotes platform, we will be closing off the functionality to submit new quotes in ZXpress on 1 January 2019.