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IFM Investors sets 2030 emissions target

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021
The $174 billion manager owned by industry funds will reduce the carbon footprint of its infrastructure assets by 40% by 2030, as it heads down the path to net zero by 2050. IFM Investors has set its interim emissions reduction target for the infrastructure ...

Aussie neobank partners with crypto exchange

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
Neobank Volt has partnered with digital currency exchange BTC Markets. The partnership will provide integrated banking capabilities to BTC Markets customers, initially via access to a corporate cash management account with real-time notifications and ...

ERS re-contributions won't be taxed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 SEP 2021
Those who took advantage of the government's early release of superannuation (ERS) program, due to loss of income during the pandemic, can put the money back in their account without incurring a tax penalty. The Australian Taxation Office confirmed ...

Super funds not ready for IDR

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 3 SEP 2021
An ASIC survey of super funds about their preparedness for the new enforceable internal dispute resolution (IDR) obligations identified areas of weakness. The specific areas identified by the regulator as needing improvement include attention to governance ...

Time to weed out dud funds: Delaney

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
AustralianSuper chief investment officer Mark Delaney told the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI 2021 conference while Your Future, Your Super is imperfect, poor performing super funds need to be weeded out. AustralianSuper ...

New investment model for affordable housing proposed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
Super funds may be able to access an income stream from the federal government for investments in affordable housing under a new scheme, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI 2021 conference has heard. Appearing at the conference ...

How YFYS test will change currency investments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
A panel at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI 2021 conference has discussed how the Your Future, Your Super test and ESG will change funds' approaches to currency. QIC head of currency Stuart Simmons said super funds could ...

Short-termism damaging climate outcomes

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
Despite responsible investing becoming the new normal, a panel of experts have argued that short-term thinking is allowing companies to get away with actions that are out of line with action on climate change. Speaking at the Australian Institute of ...

Crypto platform hires former Spaceship growth lead

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
An Australian cryptocurrency micro-investment platform has bolstered its team, hiring from Spaceship. Bamboo appointed Anna Cheng, former AP growth at Spaceship, to join its team in an advisory capacity. Cheng was Spaceship's third employee, joining ...

YFYS test results not a fair representation: Frontier

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
Frontier is concerned the APRA performance test does not adequately assess acceptable performance, given several of the funds that were failed actually perform better than others that passed. The asset consultant, which advises on $490 billion, said ...