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KANIKA SOOD
The average female member of Australia's largest superannuation fund will not be able to achieve a comfortable retirement even with a 12% superannuation guarantee, according to the fund's internal modelling.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR
A $7 billion industry fund has awarded a mandate for an indexing strategy.
ALLY SELBY
Aussie retirees will have to fork out an extra $1292 a year to live comfortably, and they have the drought and rising house prices to blame.
ELIZA BAVIN
Zenith Investment Partners announced a $12 million acquisition supporting its push into the superannuation industry.
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