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Super fund outflow ratios cause for concern

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 APR 2016
Superannuation funds have been warned about net cash outflow ratios trending upwards as an issue that may impact their future viability. Speaking at the Banking and Wealth Summit in Sydney yesterday, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) ...

Funds SA chair departs

DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 16 NOV 2015
The South Australian government will be announcing a new Funds SA chairman within the next month after Helen Nugent announced her departure on Friday. Nugent will step down on 8 December 2015, and after 15 years as chairman of Funds SA. During this ...

ISA voices strong opposition to "radical" super reform

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 27 JUL 2015
Industry Super Australia (ISA) has warned that the government's proposal to remove equal representation in super fund boards "is radical" and constitutes the most significant change to the system since its inception. "There is a real risk that importing ...

Marketing key to $480bn post-retirement opportunity

MARK SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2015
A high proportion of those in or near retirement have little idea what to do when it comes to choosing a post-retirement product and that uncertainty could be costing the superannuation industry as much as $480 billion. That's the conclusion of a recently ...

REST appoints former NAB general manager

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 13 MAR 2015
... integration and manager product and strategy at Plum Financial Services. Howard will replace Jo Townsend, who recently became Funds SA chief executive.

Super returns dip in September quarter

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 28 NOV 2014
Super funds saw a further dip in returns in the September quarter, on average falling by between 60 and 80 basis points compared to the June quarter, according to the second batch of MySuper statistics released by the Australian Prudential Regulation ...

Hedge fund growth problem not helped by new products

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 21 NOV 2014
Hedge fund managers pinning their hopes on new products to drive inflows and business growth are underestimating the costs involved as well as the effect on margins, a new report from EY has found. The global survey compared opinions from 100 hedge ...

FoFA changes designed to protect big players: opposition

LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 JUN 2014
Labor, the Greens and Industry Super Australia (ISA) strongly opposed amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) legislation on the grounds that changes "seem designed to protect the profits of larger financial services companies." Both Labor ...

Investors return to active global equities managers

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 6 JUN 2014
Active managers in the global equities space are back in favour following an extended period of outflows, according to Fidelity portfolio manager Amit Lodha. Between 2008 and 2012, active global equity funds saw net outflows of US$825 billion (A$870 ...

Bank complaints over TV ads seek to "stifle" competition: ISA

LAURA MILLAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 APR 2014
Industry Super Australia (ISA) said that major banks were behind the complaints to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in relation to the organisation's new 'Compare the Pair' television commercials. ISA deputy chief executive ...