IAN MARTIN | FRIDAY, 13 JAN 2017
There has been a great deal of media discussion about what happens to bonds when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again. The broad consensus is that they'll raise, so the questions become: by how much, how often, when, and what is the RBA's ... Read more
KATHRYN MCDONALD | FRIDAY, 13 JAN 2017
Much of the work that has been done to date on the subject of pricing carbon involves predicting future regulations or the assessments of economic externalities. Very little work has been done to explore the impact of carbon footprint on share price ... Read more
One can hardly imagine a better inflection point to revisit asset allocation frameworks than after the U.S. presidential election, especially given increasing skepticism of free trade and open borders as well as possible changes in economic paradigms ... Read more
MICHAEL HASENSTAB | FRIDAY, 13 JAN 2017
Throughout much of 2016, bond markets held onto stretched valuations in US Treasuries, largely ignoring the undercurrents of rising inflation and resilient strength in the US labor market. During the first half of the year, there were even a number ... Read more
Administration & Management
BRYCE FIGOT | FRIDAY, 13 JAN 2017
This article will address the problems that can arise in using alternate directors in an SMSF succession planning context and suggest a possible solution. Read more
JON HOYLE | FRIDAY, 13 JAN 2017
SMSFs have a few distinguishing features that differentiate them from other superannuation funds in the market place. These features include Read more
SUZANNE HOLDEN | FRIDAY, 13 JAN 2017
A former manager in the aviation industry, Link Group's Suzanne Holden says there are more similarities in financial services than one might expect. She tells Darren Snyder how a past career helped transform the super fund administration giant. Read more
Ethics & Governance
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 ...