Chief economist update: The hazard of being a safe havenBY BENJAMIN ONG | WEDNESDAY, 21 AUG 2019 9:56AM
Mounting uncertainties are pushing investors into safe haven assets such as longer-term bonds and currencies like the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen.Read more: US, BOJ, China, South Korea, Ahh, Argentina, Bank of Japan, Bloomberg, Board, Brexit, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Land of, Russia, Trump
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A former chair of the SMSF Association has returned for another stint in the top job.
The chief executive of a $5.5 billion industry superannuation fund has spoken out against increasing the superannuation guarantee to 12% in a submission to the Retirement Income Review.
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