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Target date funds just 3% US retirement assets
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 9 NOV 2015
Much is made of the popularity of lifecycle investing in the US yet it comprises just 3% of their retirement system. According to figures released by the Investment Company Institute (ICI), lifecycle investment funds, referred to under the broader ...
Future Fund's morphing objective
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 OCT 2015
Ambiguity around the Future Fund and whether it's a fund for public servants' super or a genuine Australian sovereign wealth fund continues to challenge the fund's leadership. Speaking in Perth yesterday, Future Fund managing director David Neal ...
Managed Accounts challenge to retail wealth groups
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2015
Almost all major retail wealth groups now offer managed accounts but that doesn't mean they are using the same strategy to get involved with the emerging sector. Rainmaker has just completed its second annual Managed Accounts report containing a ...
IOSCO releases retail investor education report
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2015
IOSCO, the International Organisation of Securities Commissions, has released its final report on investor education for retail consumers. In a statement, IOSCO said it has long recognised investor education as a key strategy for enhancing investor ...
Super becoming the fifth estate
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 14 SEP 2015
After finishing school in 1979 and before I started university I worked for three months as a kitchen hand in the New Zealand tourist resort of Milford Sound. On my half days off each week I would sometimes join one of the launch cruises that would ...
APRA trustee reforms, definition of independence yet to be finalised
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2015
APRA has released a discussion paper detailing the government's proposals for more independent trustees on super fund boards while conceding the definition of independence is yet to be finalised. The proposed changes to trustee operations have ...
Divestment could reach $50bn in five years
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2015
Divestment out of companies that are heavily involved in carbon intensive activities could reach $50 billion over the next five years. Fiona Reynolds, managing director of the global investor group, Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI) ...
SelectingSuper rejects claim small funds should merge
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 AUG 2015
SelectingSuper has rejected the reported assertion that super funds with less than $5 billion in assets should be required to merge. In was reported in Fairfax media this morning that a major superannuation research group has said that funds below ...
ASIC issues digital disclosure guidance
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 28 JUL 2015
ASIC has issued a new digital disclosure guidance for financial services product providers who want to step up their use of the internet to deliver offer documents, disclosures and personal statements to clients. Under the new guidance, product ...
Australians making more money from investing than working
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2015
Median Sydney house prices reaching $1 million combined with another strong year from super funds highlights how, for many Australians, their investments make more money than they do. Newspapers in Sydney this week featured stories about how the ...
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