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Macquarie invests in mobile apps for advisers/brokers

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  THURSDAY, 23 AUG 2012
... facts and figures financial advisers require on a daily basis, including current taxation, superannuation and social security rates and thresholds for this financial year. The re-launched app has already received 10,000 downloads. These two apps join ...

Chinese pension fund awards global mandates

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2012
... global investment managers awarded mandates in July to help manage the 869bn yuan ($A132bn) fund. China's National Social Security Fund (NSSF) announced the appointments yesterday, which included AMP Capital for listed real-estate management. JPMorgan ...

Cross-border super collaboration on way

MELANIE TIMBRELL  |  THURSDAY, 12 JUL 2012
... "So for an Australian fund wanting to invest into China, there is a lot that can be learnt from China's National Social Security Fund (NSSF), which is the biggest investor in both [the] Chinese equity and primary equity market." Wang's comments followed ...

Rainmaker appoints new head of technical services

RACHEL DAVIS  |  TUESDAY, 14 FEB 2012
... services. With over 19 years experience in the financial services industry as a technical taxation, superannuation and social security expert, university lecturer and financial planner, Proctor will head up Financial Standard's CPD Program. Proctor joins ...

US ceiling raised but underlying reasons remain

ELISE BURGESS  |  FRIDAY, 5 AUG 2011
... publicised reasons for this mammoth amount of debt (the GFC, various wars and the bank bailout), the issues of social security and minimum wage need to be held accountable, said John Abernethy, chief investment officer, Clime. "In our view it is the ...

Net-net, it's still good

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 JUL 2011
... cannot pay its bills. You worry about consumer spending? That will drop when government workers are laid off and/or social security payments don't get paid. Having rid of the fog, Wall Street's left with some clarity. And it's clear that earnings are ...

Life insurance gap down 33pc

ELISE BURGESS  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUL 2011
... caution that Australians are still significantly underinsured, costing $140 million per year as publically-funded social security benefits paid by the government and nine times that amount in disability underinsurance. Rice recommended the removal of ...

Pigs may fly but they won't default

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUN 2011
... "rationalisation" of employment subsidies. That's the tougher part. Also included in the measures are: "Increased revenues of social security funds and reduction in contribution evasion." They may be able to reduce evasion but I seriously doubt how they ...

Fed money drives black swans away

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2011
... "...some military veterans might not receive benefits checks and other Americans would be unable to apply for Social Security. The State Department might not issue new passports, unemployment statistics would not published as scheduled, museums and national ...

Proposed reforms could hurt insurance levels: AFA

ALISON BEVEGE  |  TUESDAY, 22 FEB 2011
... last February that indicated the problem could cost the government $1.3 billion over the next 10 years in extra social security payments. The AFA is soon set to begin the third tranche of its consumer/adviser research. The research, which is sponsored ...