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Thirty-eight super funds face sustainability issues: APRA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
... solidly, either organically or through mergers, the sustainability and performance gaps between the industry giants and the rest will only widen further without urgent action by small to medium funds."

Federal Budget delivers nothing on climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
The 2022 Federal Budget has been labelled a "missed opportunity" or a "massive missed opportunity" on areas including climate and sustainable development. The 2022 Federal Budget, handed down last night, delivered a cash splash for the defence forces ...

Big spend on cost of living, defence

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
The 2022 Federal Budget delivered a cash splash for the defence forces and cost of living support, including a cut to the fuel excise. The deficit for 2022-23 is expected to be $78 billion, 3.4% of GDP. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the fuel excise ...

Floods, fires, plagues catered to in Budget

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 29 MAR 2022
Australia's recent natural disasters, including the devastating floods in New South Wales and South-East Queensland, have prompted a Federal Budget response. "Nothing I say can overcome the personal pain and loss of so many Australians. We will stand ...

Ashurst launches super offering, hires

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAR 2022
Law firm Ashurst has launched a superannuation offering, combining legal, regulatory and risk expertise, with the firm hiring to lead the offering. Ashurst appointed superannuation lawyer Scott Charaneka as partner. He joins from Thomson Geer where ...

US, UK hike interest rates

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2022
The US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England have increased interest rates - with the US pulling the trigger on rates for the first time since 2018. Effective from March 17, the US Federal Reserve increased interest rates by 0.25% to 0.40%. The US ...

Hostplus commits to net zero

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 15 MAR 2022
... Trust (the newly merged QSuper and Sunsuper), AustralianSuper, Active Super, Aware Super, Colonial First State, UniSuper, Rest, HESTA, Cbus and Togethr Trustees (Catholic Super and Equip) are among the funds to have committed to net zero by 2050 - with ...

Stake adds crypto to platform

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
... adopting new forms of investments rapidly. "Our challenge is to innovate at the pace investors are moving and not simply rest on our laurels," he said. "This isn't just about adding a few coins to your platform. It's about building a wealth management ...

Can Russia use crypto to get around sanctions?

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAR 2022
There are growing concerns Russia might use cryptocurrencies to circumvent sanctions and move money undetected, raising concerns around the ethics of crypto. According to insights from the University of New South Wales, Russia has one of the highest ...

Flexible work expectation gap widens

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAR 2022
Flexible work arrangements will be a major deal-breaker in retaining and attracting staff as the financial services industry navigates operating in a post-COVID environment. Speaking on a panel for International Women's Day yesterday, Financial Planning ...