NEWS AND RESEARCH

19 April 2024 Comments
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has appointed a new director representing industry funds, among a number of other appointments…
The ethical investment manager has reported record FUM as its growth trajectory continues apace.
The $135 billion fund has transitioned away from TAL Life Insurance following an “extensive tender process”.
The chief investment officers of UniSuper, HESTA, and TelstraSuper have elaborated on opportunities and risks that are top of mind when it comes to…
While institutional investors, including super funds, unanimously acknowledge the energy transition as a significant challenge, their perspectives on…
Despite a period of increased volatility, several considerations suggest that the bull market will remain intact and the trend in shares will remain…

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Michael Lovett, who left the investment firm just three months after launching its Vanguard Super offering, has taken up a chief executive role at an Australian asset man...

The Central Bank of Ireland has granted the approval of Equity Trustees’ exit from its Irish operations, with the transaction expected to be complete on 30 April....

Super returns continued to climb in March, raising hopes of delivering double-digit returns by June depending on the performance of this next quarter....

The dedicated super fund for emergency services and Victorian government employees is under fire for unpaid entitlements to transport employees, which could exceed $40 mi...

In a Senate submission, the Financial Services Council said super funds should be able to nudge members on engaging with their super and has cautioned against default pla...

PEOPLE & PRODUCTS

19 April 2024

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has appointed a new director representing industry funds, among a number of other appointments in recent months....

Technology

Technology

16 April 2024

A fintech leader has said that AI technologies will have profound implications for the superannuation sector....

11 April 2024

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia has tapped an experienced public policy executive as head of policy and advocacy....

10 April 2024

The firm has welcomed an experienced financial services executive, who helped establish Vanguard's superannuation business, as its new chief financial officer....

10 April 2024

The $8.9 billion fund has tapped a fintech company headquartered in Rotterdam as investment performance consultant....

FUNDS MANAGEMENT

The ethical investment manager has reported record FUM as its growth trajectory continues apace....

The chief investment officers of UniSuper, HESTA, and TelstraSuper have elaborated on opportunities and risks that are top of mind when it comes to illiquid assets like p...

In an address to the National Press Club last week, the incoming chair of Australia’s sovereign wealth fund said institutional investors could play a role in the winding ...

The FSC chief executive will join a long line-up of renowned speakers at the inaugural summit. ...

Australia’s second-largest super fund has explained its approach to the Asian giant and how it is balancing underlying risk, adding that avoiding China altogether may not...

FINANCIAL ADVICE

7 April 2024

The Joint Associations Working Group, which counts FSC in its ranks, has issued an urgent warning to the government. ...

14 March 2024

Senator Jane Hume will join the speaker lineup at the inaugural Australian Wealth Management Summit. ...

28 February 2024

The peak body for the superannuation industry says that intra-fund advice should be widened to cover the transition to retirement....

20 February 2024

Rest plans to offer its members a collectively charged digital advice tool, as well as access to phone-based ‘qualified advisers’ to assist members adopting the digital p...

13 February 2024

In a Treasury submission on the retirement phase of superannuation, the Financial Advice Association Australia has recommended a $2,000 means-tested payment over the next...

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTMENT

While institutional investors, including super funds, unanimously acknowledge the energy transition as a significant challenge, their perspectives on the extent of their ...

Despite a period of increased volatility, several considerations suggest that the bull market will remain intact and the trend in shares will remain up, an economist has ...

HESTA has slammed Woodside’s climate transition action plan, pointing to “significant” gaps....

All merger proposals will have to be approved by the consumer watchdog under the sweeping merger reforms announced by the government on Wednesday....

More than two decades since Australian super funds first ventured into infrastructure, an investment services firm owned by industry funds says that the asset class is sl...

INSURANCE

18 April 2024

The $135 billion fund has transitioned away from TAL Life Insurance following an “extensive tender process”....

15 February 2024

The $80 billion fund is facing legal action over allegedly signing up new members to income protection insurance by default without active member consent....

6 February 2024

In a Senate submission, the Financial Services Council has once again called for further clarification that the government will assess the consumer outcomes of group insu...

21 September 2023

The Federal Court has ruled in favour of QSuper regarding non-payment of a total and permanent disablement benefit to a member....

6 September 2023

Accusing Labor of ‘drip-feeding’ the idea to suit them politically, the Greens has announced its support for planned changes to super tax concessions will be contingent ...

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