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Super returns dip but still strong
By Staff writer  |  In Superannuation
12:55 pm

Market wrap
By AAP  |  In Economics
12:50 pm
The share market remains relatively flat as investors wait for the Reserve Bank's decision on interest rates and the latest economic growth figures. Read more
Ascalon nabs sales execs from Triple-A Partners
By Laura Millan  |  In Executive Appointments
12:50 pm
Ascalon Capital Managers has appointed two senior executives at consultancy firm Triple-A Partners to its distribution team in Australia and Asia. Read more

Govt seeks discretion to freeze super guarantee
By James Fernyhough  |  In Superannuation
12:50 pm
The Treasurer may soon have discretionary power to further delay the rise of the superannuation guarantee to 12%, following the passage of legislation in the lower house yesterday. Read more

RARE joins Calastone network
By Mark Smith  |  In Technology
12:45 pm
RARE Infrastructure is the latest fund manager to join the Calastone fund network. Read more

NGS appointment brings gender equality to board
By James Fernyhough  |  In Executive Appointments
12:40 pm
NGS Super has appointed former school principal Georgina Smith to the board of trustees, bringing percentage of women on its board to 50%. Read more

GSA an affordable alternative to DLAs: APRA
By James Fernyhough  |  In Superannuation
12:40 pm
Group self-annuitisation (GSA) may provide a more affordable alternative to deferred lifetime annuities (DLA) when it comes to dealing with longevity risk, according to the Australian Prudential Regulation ... Read more

Mercer expands infrastructure team
By James Fernyhough  |  In Executive Appointments
12:35 pm
Mercer has added to its infrastructure team with the appointment of Farhad Billimoria as investment leader for the Pacific arm of the investment business. Read more

Senate bill challenges general advice definition
By Laura Millan  |  In Financial Planning
12:35 pm
Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson has decided to get ahead of the Financial System Inquiry (FSI) and is set to table a bill to change the definition of 'general advice.' Read more

Bravura appoints new CFO
By Mark Smith  |  In Executive Appointments
12:30 pm
Financial services software company Bravura Solutions has appointed a new chief financial officer. Read more

IFM Investors adds global index equities capability
By Mark Smith  |  In Investment
12:30 pm
IFM Investors will launch a new global index equities capability including both market cap weighted and 'better beta' strategies. Read more

Body needed to monitor adviser competency: FSC
By Laura Millan  |  In Financial Planning
12:25 pm
The financial advice sector is in need of change and a new Advice Competency Standards Board should lead the transformation, according to the Financial Services Council (FSC). Read more

No drama at the RBA
By Benjamin Ong  |  In Economics
9:40 am
The fact is that developments and the flow of survey and eco data (domestic and international) have not departed far from what it was looking at - and based its forecasts on - less than a month ago. Read more
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