Journalist, Financial Standard (at time of writing)
James is a journalist at Financial Standard and Associate Editor of FS Super.
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Last month's United Nations Climate Summit saw a flurry of announcements from some of the world's major institutional investors, ranging from pledges to divest from fossil fuels, to calls on governments to introduce carbon pricing. But how serious ... Read more
In the wake of the group insurance crisis, super funds are one-by-one renegotiating their contracts with their life insurers. As a result, premiums are rising significantly, in many cases bringing them in line with retail premiums. This is causing some ... Read more
In September, HESTA chief executive Anne-Marie Corboy announced that she would be standing down after 16 years at the helm of one of Australia's largest super funds. James Fernyhough caught up with her to hear her thoughts on HESTA's evolution ... Read more
The Financial System Inquiry report will be released this Sunday, and it is widely expected to have something to say about superannuation fund governance - namely, that the boards of super funds should have a quota of independent trustees. While many ... Read more
JAMES FERNYHOUGH | TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2013
As one-time chair of the Cooper Review, Jeremy Cooper knows Australia's superannuation system as well as anyone. His recommendations led to the Labor government's Stronger Super reforms, which radically changed the way the system operates. Many ... Read more
Rest is $150 million closer to reaching its impact investment target after allocating to a listed equity fund.
Superannuation funds have been heavily reliant on equities for the last decade compared to their global peers, a new study reveals.
Representatives from the Super Members Council (SMC) met with assistant treasurer Stephen Jones to explore strategies for bolstering customer service.
The changes in concessional and non-concessional contributions caps announced today could mean that some Australians can have additional disposable income to contribute to superannuation, according to the SMSF Association.
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Aware Super has marked its expansion into Europe with the grand opening of its London office.
Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance in super provides an important financial safety net for those who need to claim. But there's a significant ...
The industry's focus on delivering Australians income for a dignified retirement is heartening. Treasury is presently garnering feedback on the opportunities ...
You have probably seen the headlines-$3.6 trillion total assets under management on 30 June 2023, which represents 140% of GDP. It was only 12 years ago ...
Last week (31 January) the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the December 2023 quarter confirming the ...