JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 JAN 2017   12:51PM
Recent reforms to superannuation and aged pension eligibility may result in higher levels of unemployment.
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ASFA slams Grattan as 'out of touch'
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 16 JAN 2017   12:30PM
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has labeled the Grattan Institute as 'out of touch' following its claims that the age pension and rent assistance would provide an adequate retirement for Australians.
In-house investment leading mandate charge
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 16 JAN 2017   11:15AM
The rise of in-house investment by Australian superannuation funds means they collectively became the highest mandate winner in the 12 months to September 2016.
Super changes spark engagement
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 10 JAN 2017   12:43PM
The Federal Government's rollout of the biggest changes to superannuation in more than a decade is seeing financial advisers and investors pay increased attention to portfolio management.
Severe inadequacies in retiree portfolios: VicSuper
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 9 JAN 2017   12:33PM
New research by $16 billion superannuation fund VicSuper suggests up to 50% of retirees aged 75 to 79 with defensive portfolios will outlive their savings.
The era of the retirement consultant
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 9 JAN 2017   12:22PM
The looming wave of retiring baby boomers is paving the way for the creation of the 'retirement consultant.'
Climate calling
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 9 JAN 2017   10:55AM
Superannuation funds are transitioning to low carbon economies with an increased focus on climate-specific investment strategies. Mercer's Alexis Cheang talks with Darren Snyder about this important cultural shift.
CSC contributes to global ESG think tank
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 23 DEC 2016   11:00AM
The Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation recently formed part of a powerful asset owner think tank in Japan, discussing best practice in ESG investment and portfolio management.
US pension fund extends tobacco divestment
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 DEC 2016   12:49PM
The largest defined-benefit public pension fund in the US will divest from tobacco-related securities across its externally managed portfolios.
Top 10 superannuation stories in 2016
STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 DEC 2016   10:43AM
The 2016 Budget saw the largest changes to superannuation in a decade. But was it enough to make this year's number one story? Financial Standard reveals the most read super stories for 2016.
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Xero chairman Chris Liddell will resign from the firm's board to take up a position as an aide to United States President-elect Donald Trump.
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A global private equity firm signed a significant investment mandate with a sizeable Australian institutional investor.
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The FPA has expelled a NAB-aligned member after he was found to have cheated on his CFP exam.
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