ASHLEY BURTENSHAW | TUESDAY, 7 JUN 2022
The US interest rate yield curve recently moved into inverse territory, causing concern among some, but not all fixed-income investors. Read more
CLAIRE SMITH | WEDNESDAY, 6 JUL 2022
A common misconception is that infrastructure equity is better positioned than debt in an environment of rising rates, but research by Schroders shows this is not necessarily the case. Read more
ANNIE DAWSON | WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
At the end of 2021, the market for non-fungible tokens or NFTs was estimated to reach a staggering US$41 billion, and some say this amount is understated! It begs the questions, what exactly are NFTs and are SMSFs allowed to invest in them? Read more
Taxation & Estate Planning
MICHAEL TWOHILL | FRIDAY, 27 MAY 2022
New measure to give rights to search superannuation entitlements of one's spouse. Read more
This paper comprises excerpts from the Actuaries Institute paper: A Framework to 'Maximise' Retirement Income Read more
Investment opportunities in the blockchain ecosystem. Yet cryptocurrency tagged as 'portfolio kryptonite'. Read more
IAN NEWBERT | FRIDAY, 24 JUN 2022
Some important changes to the superannuation landscape come into effect from 1 July 2022, including a number of measures announced in last year's Budget and since legislated. Read more
This paper considers the impact of the critical infrastructure reforms on registrable superannuation entity (RSE) licensees both as infrastructure investors and as owners, or operators, of critical superannuation assets. Read more
Ethics & Governance
Australians are missing out on potential retirement returns by not regularly salary sacrificing, according to new research by Finder.
NGS Super has divested from more than $190 million in oil and gas exploration and production companies, with chief investment officer Ben Squires explaining why the move doesn't introduce significant tracking error.
CareSuper's chief executive has been acknowledged for her contribution to her fund and the super industry at the 2022 Fund Executive Association Limited (FEAL) awards.
KPMG has detailed the opportunities and challenges ahead for the super system when it comes to their digital offerings, suggesting funds look to global best practice for inspiration.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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.
There's no doubt the superannuation system, which turned 30 this year, has been a game changer.
We've all probably been there. The days when we used to ask beginner, dumb, naïve questions about why things are done a certain way, starry-eyed questions ...
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 ...
It is timely with a new federal government to ask the question; has the focus on fund size in the superannuation system run its course?