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Fastest-growing AFSLs in the country

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020
New research from Rainmaker Information shows which licensees added the most advisers in the 12 months to September end. And which AFSLs have the biggest market share. Overall, there were 19,357 advisers attached to an AFSL at September end, down 2597 ...

ASFA proposes MySuper test

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 OCT 2020
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia is suggesting an alternative one-off test to weed out underperforming default funds in place of the government's recent proposals. ASFA's Lifting the Bar proposal will examine MySuper products and ...

Ask and you shall receive

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 26 OCT 2020
The latest APRA data for the government's Early Release of Super (ERS) reveals that 98% of applications received by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) have been paid out by funds. The prudential regulator said that as at October 18, 98% of the applications ...

ASIC chair steps aside pending pay review

JAMIE WILLIAMSON, KANIKA SOOD, ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 23 OCT 2020
ASIC chair James Shipton has stepped aside pending the outcome of a review into his remuneration arrangements. Tabling the 2019/20 ASIC annual report today and addressing the Senate Estimates committee, Shipton flagged certain relocation expenses incurred ...

Release the Retirement Income Review: Labor

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 13 OCT 2020
Labor MP Stephen Jones has joined ASFA and the Business Council of Australia in demanding the government release the long-awaited Retirement Income Review ahead of more changes to super. Jones, who was speaking at an online event for ASFA, criticised ...

Several black holes in budget

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2020
There were several missed opportunities in the federal government's 2021 budget, according to industry leaders in the superannuation and charitable-giving sectors. The superannuation sector is letting Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's proposals sink ...

Opposition in opposition: Labor responds

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
Opposition leader Anthony Albanese has unsurprisingly spoken out against the Morrison government's federal budget, saying it has failed to create much needed jobs. Taking to Twitter, Albanese said: "Being a leader means taking responsibility - in the ...

MySuper funds face new test, member bans

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
Any MySuper products that fail a new APRA-administered annual test twice in a row will not be allowed to receive any new members until they improve their performance. The prudential regulator will conduct benchmarking tests on the net investment performance ...

Chief economist update: China's post-pandemic economy

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
"I guess it also rings a bell for some countries, which are still struggling to fight COVID-19, that without strict measures, the virus won't be fended off. We fought hard, this is our payback." Zhang Yong, a small taxi company owner in Wuhan, is ...

Boutique launches Aussie equities fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 15 SEP 2020
A Brisbane Aussie equities boutique has launched an income-focussed strategy as an unlisted managed trust, after running it as a separately managed portfolio for 13 years. DNR Capital's Australian Equities Fund is managed by DNR's chief investment ...