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Government publishes core elements of MySuper draft
MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 30 SEP 2011
The Government has provided a two-week window for submissions on draft legislation on the core elements of MySuper as it presses ahead with plans to introduce the default super product from July 2013. Having outlined the structure of Stronger Super ...
AustralianSuper awards fresh mandates as FUM soars
MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 30 SEP 2011
AustralianSuper has already handed out a series of large mandates this year and reached June 30 2011 with over $43 billion in assets under management up from $32.6 billion a year earlier. Fidelity won a $525 million Australian equities mandate in the ...
BlackRock appoints ING Asian fixed income head
MATT WOODINGTON  |  FRIDAY, 30 SEP 2011
BlackRock has appointed Joel Kim, who joins from ING Investment Management, as head of Asia-Pacific fixed income. Kim will be based in Singapore, working closely with the global fixed income team to develop the Asian platform. He will also contribute ...
APRA lays plans to improve super governance
MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 29 SEP 2011
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority will demand greater transparency on board selection, remuneration and manager selection and insist upon higher capital holdings among super funds. APRA, which is entitled to set prudential standards from ...
Government confirms ban on commissions
MATT WOODINGTON  |  THURSDAY, 29 SEP 2011
The Government's release of the second tranche of its Future of Financial Advice Reforms has provided few surprises, reinforcing plans to ban conflicted remunerations and soft dollar arrangements. Given the level of fanfare that has surrounded the entire ...
Platforms and wraps lead growth in turbulent times
MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 SEP 2011
Despite a chaotic year of investment flows and a negative June quarter, the total Masterfund market grew by $26.7 billion in the 12 months to June 30, with platforms and wraps the main beneficiaries. According to Plan For Life, the 6.6% gain for the ...
Call for realism on planner services
MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 SEP 2011
The financial advice industry needs to establish better ways to communicate exactly what it can offer to potential clients, as the direct link between service and cost becomes more tangible. According to Philip Galagher, head of wealth management at ...
Tributes flow for governance visionary
MATT WOODINGTON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 SEP 2011
The financial services industry has paid tribute to Erik Mather who died on Monday. The former managing director of Regnan, formerly BT Governance Advisory Service, was widely regarded as a leader in governance standards and a protector of superannuation ...
Strong culture drives T. Rowe Price
MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 27 SEP 2011
Global fund manager T. Rowe Price credits its longevity in the cut-throat world of finance to its strong culture - so strong some of the staff just celebrated 25 years with the business this year. Visiting Sydney last week, the firm's director of global ...
Cash sector surges beyond super
MATT WOODINGTON  |  TUESDAY, 27 SEP 2011
Nervous investors have been flooding money into the safety of bank deposits since the global financial crisis. This has pushed the deposit sector to a record $1.5 trillion, building a clear lead over the $1.4 trillion superannuation savings pool. Super ...
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