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Super FUM up 10pct to $2.3tn
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 24 AUG 2017
Superannuation savings climbed 10% in 2016-17 to reach $2.3 trillion, with performance income accounting for almost all the flows, according to figures released by APRA this week. Within segments, not-for-profit (NFP) funds climbed 12% to $983 billion ...
Australia a nation changing fast: Census
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUN 2017
The first snapshot results of the 2016 Census have been released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and for the wealth management industry they paint a picture of a rapidly changing nation and marketplace. For starters, population growth is increasing. ...
Robo-advisers expected to meet fiduciary rule
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUN 2017
Robo-advisers in the US will be subject to the same fiduciary obligations as regular human advisers, the US Securities and Exchange Commission has said. According to reports the new chairman of the SEC, Jay Clayton, is directing the SEC Division of ...
Queensland DB super liabilities tipped to fall 18pct
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUN 2017
Queensland's public sector superannuation liability is expected to fall $7 billion over the next five years, and this is despite the state's defined benefit scheme surplus being partially repatriated. The figures were published in the Queensland Government ...
Australia ranks fifth for financial literacy
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAY 2017
Australia's school education performance against global benchmarks in mathematics, reading and science may be falling but their financial literacy performance is strongly above average, ranking fifth from 15 countries. According to a statement released ...
Government bond issuance to fall 20pct
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2017
Australia's slowly improving Budget position should enable the Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) to reduce its annual borrowings next financial year by about 20%. According to a statement released by the AOFM today, with two months left ...
Government debt on its way to $606bn
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 MAY 2017
Treasurer Scott Morrison's expansionary second budget, bankrolled by government receipts rising more than 6% per annum compared to expenditure rising by 4% per annum, sets Australia on the road towards a surplus by 2020 but one supported by record Commonwealth ...
Victorian DB liabilities hit $44bn
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 MAY 2017
Victoria's state budget is projecting a 13% reduction in its superannuation liabilities fueled by a positive revaluation of investment expectations and a slight fall in its defined benefit obligations. Victoria's total defined benefit superannuation ...
Technology features driving superannuation product development
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 21 APR 2017
A Rainmaker study of extra benefits and features being offered by super funds in Australia reveals that technology and communication-oriented features are the most active area of product development. Rainmaker noted the results show that funds realise ...
Women-led super funds outperform, so why so few leaders
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAR 2017
Superannuation funds with higher than average levels of female strategic leadership outperforming other funds forces the question of why the proportion of women in superannuation leadership roles remains so low. Research by Rainmaker into the relative ...
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