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Government announces key super reforms

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 5 APR 2013
... $2,000 will be transferred to the Australian Taxation Office and interest will be paid at a rate equivalent to Consumer Price Index inflation.

Lost super deadline closes in

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2013
... lost super held by the ATO but it will not be at the government bond rate but at an amount equivalent to the Consumer Price Index. The lost super initiative, part of a policy change that critics say is merely a budget measure to boost government coffers ...

CFSGAM inflation plus fund targets post-retirement market

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 FEB 2013
... depending on market conditions. Much of the portfolio is made up of assets which have a high correlation to the consumer price index with some added tactical exposures to give performance at the edges. The fund is free to invest in equities and bonds ...

Retirement costs on the rise again

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2013
... last 12 months while a 'modest' retirement costs 2.8% more. By comparison, the increase in the All Groups Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 2.2% over the year. The report shows that a couple looking to achieve a 'comfortable' retirement will need to spend ...

China primed for encouraging rebound: HSBC

MARK STORY  |  MONDAY, 10 DEC 2012
... that's been in place for a year likely to be maintained, Hongbin says Beijing appears to be happy with a consumer price index (CPI) of around 3-4%. "We expect Beijing to keep M2 growth around 14% in 2013 mainly through reverse repos and reserve ratio ...

Market wrap - late AM

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 OCT 2012
... 0.88 per cent. Making news, the Australian Bureau of Statistics was due to publish the September quarter consumer price index (CPI report) at 1130 AEDT. National turnover was 303.7 million securities worth $622.6 million.

Market wrap AM

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 OCT 2012
... Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centrem while the Australian Bureau of Statistics is due to release the consumer price index figures for the September quarter. In equities news, Fairfax Media, Southern Cross Media, Billabong International and Tatts ...

Govt to pay interest on lost Super funds

MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 23 OCT 2012
... July 2013, lost Super accounts under the administration of the ATO will be paid interest equivalent to the consumer price index, preserving their value until they are claimed. Best estimates suggest that around $17.4 billion is held in 3.4 million lost ...

Abbott government to index military pensions

ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 25 SEP 2012
... have long campaigned for the indexing change. "If it's inadequate just to lift Centrelink pensions by the Consumer Price Index, it's even less fair to apply solely that index to those who have risked their lives for our country," said Abbott. "Loyalty ...

ILB manager Ardea launches new fund

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 21 AUG 2012
... inflation linked bonds. Ardea said the bonds provide a coupon and principal which is directly indexed to the Consumer Price Index as published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics; ensuring investments of the fund are not eroded by a rise in inflat ...