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RG 97 to lift fees 50 bps
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2017
Revisions to superannuation and investment product fee estimation methodology as a result of RG 97 is expected to significantly lift average fee metrics, according to an industry survey. According to the EY survey based on participants who attended ...
Super taxes break $35bn budget hit
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 FEB 2017
Treasury has released its latest Taxation Expenditures Statement and it reveals the cost of superannuation's tax breaks to now be $35 billion and on track to climb a further 34% within the next four years. Superannuation taxation expenditures in 2015-16 ...
Super funds becoming retirement ready
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016
Cbus has been working with Willis Towers Watson to assess how effectively the fund is doing their primary job: preparing members for retirement. The $34 billion industry super fund has worked with the consultant in the development of a Retirement Income ...
Future Fund surges to $123 billion
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 31 OCT 2016
The Future Fund has issued its 2016 annual report confirming that its investment performance is ahead of its long term target benchmark. The Future Fund, now valued at $123 billion, was established in 2006 as a fiscal fund to offset Australia's ballooning ...
Super engagement strategies still misfiring
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 13 OCT 2016
New research released by consumer group Choice reveals that engagement strategies by super funds are still a work in progress. The research: Project Superpower. Informing a strategy to engage people with their superannuation is a qualitative study that ...
Yale returns 3.4 pct
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 7 OCT 2016
Yale Endowment Fund earned 3.4% in 2015-16, fuelled by its 54% weighting to alternatives, reports its investment office. YEF's return contrasts with the 2.9% achieved by the MySuper SelectingSuper benchmark for the same period and 4.8% achieved by the ...
Economic Wrap
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2016
Why Australia's banks passed on only half this week's rate cut Australia's banks are being heavily criticised for not passing on the full effect of this week's rate cut to consumers in lower mortgage rates. But with almost 60% of bank funding coming ...
Economic Wrap
ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 AUG 2016
Another stimulus package for Japan Japan has announced a stimulus package containing a raft of infrastructure and welfare measures in yet another attempt to jolt the nation's economy back to life. The package, headlined at A$350 billion if you include ...
Economic Wrap
ALEX DUNNIN  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2016
FTA with Indonesia gets closer Australia's trade minister, Steve Ciobo, is in Jakarta this week holding talks with Indonesian Minister for Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita, trying to negotiate details of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership ...
Economic Wrap
ALEX DUNNIN  |  MONDAY, 1 AUG 2016
Centenarians our fastest growing age group In the US the number of people making it to 100 years of age is growing so rapidly that by 2050 it is estimated there could be as many as 1 million centenarians, up 100% on current numbers. In Japan the number ...
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