Volume 4, Issue 3

Administration & Management
SARA HIGGINS , JOHN WILSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 JUL 2012
This research suggests that funds that target a retirement income replacement goal and are outcome-oriented are likely to be the next generation of funds. And more specifically, lifecycle strategies, which not ony focus on the outcome but also take ... Read more
ANDREW BRAGG  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 JUL 2012
A survey by The Financial Services Council and DST Global Solutions on superannuation account consolidation Read more
REECE AGLAND  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2012
An effective retirement incomes policy must be one that is based on analysis of demographic data, an understanding of what motivates human behaviour and political will based on effective, long term policy, writes the Institute of Public Accountants' ... Read more
Graeme Colley
GRAEME COLLEY  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2012
Graeme Colley, director of education and professional standards at SPAA, explains the finer points of what can and can't be acquired by a self managed super fund Read more
STEPHEN MILLER  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2012
While holding trauma insurance in an SMSF has been a contentious issue for many years, APRA and the ATO have stated it can be done subject to certain caveats. Read more
Investment
MANS CARLSSON-SWEENY  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2012
Cautious consumers have led discretionary retailers to increase their focus on supply chain efficiencies. However, only chasing cheaper labour costs can backfire. Investors need to understand the direct and indirect consequences of unsustainable supply ... Read more
TOM STEVENSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2012
Increasing populations and food shortages around the world mean that food as an asset class is increasingly attractive, writes Tom Stevenson Read more
SLIM FERIANI  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2012
After an excellent start to 2012 when emerging markets rose by 18% in US dollar terms over the first two months of the year, investor sentiment and performance have clearly faltered over recent months, writes Dr Slim Feriani, CEO and CIO of Advance ... Read more
YOEL PRASETYO , MANIRANJAN KUMAR  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2012
In 1973, a global oil crisis reversed traditional flow of capital as oil exporting nations began to accumulate vast wealth. Read more