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Retail funds deny relying on passive investment
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 23 OCT 2014
Three major retail superannuation funds have rejected claims that they are relying on passive investment strategies to keep MySuper product costs down, confirming they have a significant allocation to active managers. Colonial First State head of investment ...
Group insurance consortiums 'inevitable': MetLife
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 23 OCT 2014
Group insurers must form consortiums if they want to continue to provide group cover to the growing 'mega-funds', according to MetLife head of distribution Michael Goodall. Speaking at an even hosted by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees ...
AustSuper premium hike sees surprise member response
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 OCT 2014
AustralianSuper's decision to significantly increase life premiums has had the surprise effect of triggering more members to dial up their cover. Speaking at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees Insurance Symposium, AustralianSuper product ...
Former JBWere acting CEO joins Impact Investing
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 OCT 2014
Former acting chief executive of JBWere Daniel Madhavan has been appointed as the inaugural chief executive of Impact Investing Australia. Madhavan will head up the newly-formed not-for-profit organisation that aims to grow impact investment opportunities ...
Energy Super discloses all holdings on website
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 OCT 2014
Energy Super has developed an online tool that publicly discloses all of its holdings across all asset classes, including the number of units held and the value of each listed holding. In so doing, the fund is pre-empting mandatory portfolio holdings ...
AMP creates global infra platform
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 21 OCT 2014
AMP Capital has created a global infrastructure platform by combining a new Global Infrastructure Fund with its existing Strategic Infrastructure Trust of Europe (SITE). Previously an open-end fund, SITE is now closed-end and will share its US$750 million ...
Bitcoin exchange goes live
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 21 OCT 2014
Bitcoin enthusiasts who want to trade the controversial cryptocurrency in a formal setting can now do so, with the launch of Independent Reserve's Bitcoin exchange. The exchange, which is based in Sydney, goes live today. Independent Reserve chief executive ...
Former van Eyk consultants launch new business
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 21 OCT 2014
Van Eyk's former consulting Jonathan Ramsay, Jonathan Tolub and Fil Andronaco have launched their new Sydney-based business, InvestSense. The business will provide consulting services to advisers, aiming to assist them "to help their clients better ...
New Perpetual LIC gets Zenith rating
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 21 OCT 2014
Perpetual's new listed investment, Perpetual Equity Investment Company Limited (PIC), has received a 'recommended' rating from Zenith. The company, whose general offer opened today, is seeking to raise a minimum of $150 million and maximum of $600 million. ...
Mercer to launch longevity insurance solution
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 21 OCT 2014
Mercer will next week launch a new product which it says will "address longevity risk in a way that has never been offered in Australia before." While Mercer gave little away about the product, Financial Standard understands that it will be something ...
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