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HARRISON WORLEY  |   12:37PM
For the second consecutive month, Australia's MySuper options have generated positive returns, after a couple of negative months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
KANIKA SOOD  |   12:25PM
A new paper published by Actuaries Institute says current taper rates may be encouraging middle-income earners to spend their retirement savings too quickly and live on the Age Pension alone.
KANIKA SOOD  |   12:23PM
Greg Combet has written to Standing Economics Committee chair Tim Wilson, rejecting the latter's claims of a conflict of interest in IFM's business and the demand for an APRA investigation into industry funds.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |   12:23PM
At a hearing of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics that was supposed to focus on ME Bank's recent troubles, the super funds performing poorly in terms of early release copped surprise criticism.
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