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ASX200 advance climate targets
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 19 OCT 2020
... companies are implementing strategies in response to climate change, new research shows. The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors' (ACSI) annual benchmark analysis shows ASX200 companies' climate-related disclosure has improved but there are ...
BT cuts Wealth Connect
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
... business which could see at least 38 roles become redundant, as Westpac continues to review its wealth platform, superannuation, investments and insurance businesses. BT's Wealth Connect team provides general financial product advice and deals in ...
Retail super fund scores best customer service nod
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
A retail superannuation fund has taken the top spot in a comprehensive member satisfaction and experience survey, bumping off AustralianSuper from the top. Colonial First State has regained the top spot in the Forrester Research's 2020 Australia ...
APRA advises funds to review ownership structures
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
The prudential regulator has issued a letter to superannuation licensees reinforcing their obligations under the controlling stake requirements. APRA said after undertaking a review of the implementation by RSE licensees its focus has been on the interaction ...
Industry fund hikes income protection premiums
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
... Your Super and Putting Members' Interests First, which has triggered an exodus members holding insurance within superannuation. "As a result, Media Super, like many super funds, will pass on the increased insurance premiums to members. All premiums payable ...
ISA calls for super tax reform
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
... Industry Super Australia (ISA) has called for the stage two tax cuts to be matched by a change to the Low-Income Superannuation Tax Offset (LISTO) to help boost the retirement savings of women. ISA said this move could help add tens of thousands of dollars ...
Stapling equals accountability: Hume
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Senator Jane Hume said the newly-proposed stapling initiatives will force superannuation funds to take better accountability and create a new level of engagement with members. The Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial ...
Northern Trust scores $20bn mandate
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Northern Trust has been awarded a $19.8 billion pension fund mandate by a leading retailer, replacing a longstanding partnership with State Street. Marks & Spencer's Pension Trust appointed Northern Trust to provide asset servicing solutions, such ...
Industry fund launches new passive options
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
A $6 billion industry superannuation fund has introduced a range of low-cost, indexed investment options for members as it closes two other options. LUCRF Super has made changes to its range of investment options to offer members a wider range of low ...
Hostplus freezes premiums
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
As life insurance premiums continue to soar, industry fund Hostplus has managed to negotiate a premium freeze for members. The $48 billion super fund has secured a three-year freeze, which will maintain the current rate of death and total and permanent ...
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