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Technology features driving superannuation product development
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 21 APR 2017   9:14AM
A Rainmaker study of extra benefits and features being offered by super funds in Australia reveals that technology and communication-oriented features are the most active area of product development. Rainmaker noted the results show that funds ...
Women-led super funds outperform, so why so few leaders
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAR 2017   12:30PM
Superannuation funds with higher than average levels of female strategic leadership outperforming other funds forces the question of why the proportion of women in superannuation leadership roles remains so low. Research by Rainmaker into the ...
RG 97 to lift fees 50 bps
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2017   12:36PM
Revisions to superannuation and investment product fee estimation methodology as a result of RG 97 is expected to significantly lift average fee metrics, according to an industry survey. According to the EY survey based on participants who attended ...
Super taxes break $35bn budget hit
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 FEB 2017   12:11PM
Treasury has released its latest Taxation Expenditures Statement and it reveals the cost of superannuation's tax breaks to now be $35 billion and on track to climb a further 34% within the next four years. Superannuation taxation expenditures in ...
Super funds becoming retirement ready
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016   2:52PM
Cbus has been working with Willis Towers Watson to assess how effectively the fund is doing their primary job: preparing members for retirement. The $34 billion industry super fund has worked with the consultant in the development of a Retirement ...
Super execs: Size is not scale
ALEX BURKE AND ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 11 NOV 2016   12:56PM
Size is not the same as having effective economies of scale in superannuation funds, leading management consultants and super executives have told the 2016 Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia annual conference. TRIA Investment ...
Future Fund surges to $123 billion
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 31 OCT 2016   12:37PM
The Future Fund has issued its 2016 annual report confirming that its investment performance is ahead of its long term target benchmark. The Future Fund, now valued at $123 billion, was established in 2006 as a fiscal fund to offset Australia's ...
Super engagement strategies still misfiring
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 OCT 2016   11:42AM
New research released by consumer group Choice reveals that engagement strategies by super funds are still a work in progress. The research: Project Superpower. Informing a strategy to engage people with their superannuation is a qualitative study ...
Yale returns 3.4 pct
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 7 OCT 2016   11:05AM
Yale Endowment Fund earned 3.4% in 2015-16, fuelled by its 54% weighting to alternatives, reports its investment office. YEF's return contrasts with the 2.9% achieved by the MySuper SelectingSuper benchmark for the same period and 4.8% achieved by ...
Economic Wrap
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2016   12:17PM
Why Australia's banks passed on only half this week's rate cut Australia's banks are being heavily criticised for not passing on the full effect of this week's rate cut to consumers in lower mortgage rates. But with almost 60% of bank funding ...
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