MAGALI AZEMA-BARAC | TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has put global asset allocation back into focus. Some have blamed the downfall on asset allocation while others have blamed it on investment judgment. Some investors have altogether given up attempting to balance risk ... Read more
STUART HOLDSWORTH | TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
There has been some considerable debate between the use of managed accounts over managed funds in the last few years, much of which has centered on whether managed accounts are a better structure than managed funds. This debate appears to largely conclude ... Read more
PAUL GERRANS | TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has recently issued guidance to superannuation trustees regarding the labelling of superannuation investment options. The guidance places a welcome emphasis on the need for funds to substantiate claims ... Read more
Administration & Management
AARON DUNN | TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Draft Tax Ruling TR2011/D3 has created some debate within the industry regarding when a pension ceases upon the death of a member. The impact of this draft ruling has meant for many trustees and their advisers to ... Read more
TONY PAYLING | TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
In this whitepaper, Payling and Kim explore the impact changes that are occurring in the industry superannuation sector. In considering the impact of these changes, growth opportunities for fund executives are identified. Read more
JEFFREY SCOTT | TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2012
In this time of fiscal responsibility, businesses need to weigh the costs and benefits of any expenditure. At the same time, employers want to retain good employees and accordingly, many employers are looking to provide life insurance benefits as incentives. ... Read more
The super fund has expanded an existing mandate with Calvert to include a carbon reduction tilt that will cover its entire Australian equity portfolio.
New analysis by Rainmaker Information has identified 32 superannuation funds as leaders on ESG principles and strong investment performance.
The industry fund has reduced asset-based administration fees across Rest Super, Rest Corporate and Rest Pension, saying its total fees are now at least 25% less than the industry average.
As we celebrate the 30th birthday of the Superannuation Guarantee, the new financial year brings with it plenty of changes to super. Here's what you need to know.
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Heading one of the country's largest sustainable investors wasn't something Peter Chun ever envisioned for himself, but that's just a bonus of taking on the role he describes as a perfect fit - chief executive of UniSuper. Jamie Williamson writes.
The new Labor Government will be a strong supporter of superannuation. In fact, the Prime Minister in his election night comments mentioned his government's ...
Emerging market debt has had a tough 2022 so far but the market is reaching an inflection point. Much of the bad news is in the past and yields are beginning ...
Superannuation's structural tailwinds of the past 30 years are morphing into headwinds and traditional diversification is challenged. (As an industry) ...
Attention has recently been given to the addition of non-traditional investments such as bitcoin in SMSF portfolios. Before doing so, SMSF trustees should ...