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Systemic disadvantages create retirement insecurity: HESTA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUN 2022
HESTA has submitted that applying the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) principles in Australia would lead to greater certainty and returns for super members. HESTA chief executive Debby Blakey said as a super fund ...

Reserve Bank shocks with hawkish 50bp increase

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUN 2022
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has decided to increase the cash rate target by 50 basis points to 85 basis points. The central bank also raised the interest rate on exchange settlement balances by 50 basis points to 75 basis points. At its meeting ...

ASIC succeeds in application to liquidate Ascent

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 6 JUN 2022
ASIC has succeeded in its application to liquidate Ascent Investment and Coaching Pty Ltd after suspecting it was operating without a licence and falsified financial records. ASIC made an application to the Federal Court in March to wind up Ascent and ...

Volatile crypto markets need better regulation: CHOICE

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAY 2022
CHOICE has made a submission to the federal government, providing a framework on how to better protect consumers from risks associated with cryptocurrency. According to the latest data from CHOICE's national consumer survey, one in five Australians ...

Green ETFs on the up and up: AUSIEX

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 30 MAY 2022
Data from AUSIEX shows the trading value of direct equities and ETFs associated with sustainability themes has increased by 134% since January 2019. In terms of popularity, hydrogen investments are the most popular green sector across all generations ...

Diversa culls more products

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 30 MAY 2022
The latest round of cuts sees the closure of three more sub-plans. Earlier this year, Diversa moved to close four of its sub-plans - GROW Super, Brightday, MYONESUPER and Super Prophets - which collectively held about $70 million. Now, Diversa will ...

Calls for Indigenous super beneficiary changes renewed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 30 MAY 2022
The Indigenous Superannuation Working Group will lobby the new federal government to ensure it reprioritises the recognition of kinship structures in Indigenous communities for increased super access. AIST chief executive and Indigenous Superannuation ...

ANZ sued by ASIC

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 30 MAY 2022
ANZ has acknowledged the civil penalty proceedings launched against it in Federal Court by ASIC for allegedly misleading and overcharging thousands of customers. The corporate watchdog today alleged that between May 2016 and November 2016 around 165,750 ...

US Fed indicates several more half-percentage rate rises

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAY 2022
... remained elevated, reflecting continued supply and demand imbalances, higher energy prices, and broader price pressures," the Fed said. Suggestive of the Committee's hyper-focus on inflation, the minutes mentioned the term 66 times. The minutes stated ...

It's time to step up: Climate Council

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2022
In welcoming the change in government, Climate Council's chief executive Amanda McKenzie said that it is in Australia's economic and security interests to prioritise climate action. McKenzie added that Australians deserve a federal government that recognises ...