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Dignity Super's main aim, ASFA reminds politicians

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2013
Dignity is the primary goal of the country's retirement system, the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia reminded the Federal Government yesterday. Speculation over changes that both the Gillard Government and the Federal Opposition would ...

Alternative funds delivering: van Eyk

BEN COLLINS  |  THURSDAY, 7 FEB 2013
Research house van Eyk said yesterday that the better alternative investments funds are successfully protecting investors from falls in equity markets and diversifying portfolios. van Eyk has just released an additional 10 fund ratings in the Alternatives ...

Future Fund returns 12.8% for 2012

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2013
Improving global investment markets helped Australia's Future Fund gain more than $9 billion in 2012. The Future Fund, created in 2006 to invest retirement savings on behalf of Australia's public sector employees, also made a return of more than 12% ...

Frontier staffs up

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2013
Frontier Advisors, the industry superannuation fund-owned asset consultancy, yesterday said five new staff been added to its roster. Gilly Zimmer joined Frontier on 29 January as a consultant. Previously Zimmer was a senior manager, infrastructure ...

New Melbourne manager for Centric Wealth

BEN COLLINS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 FEB 2013
Centric Wealth yesterday announced that Brisbane-based Celia Carroll had been appointed state manager, Victoria and has relocated to their Melbourne office. "Centric Wealth has a very clear strategy for expanding our operations nationally and following ...

AMP launches new iPad app for advisers

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2013
AMP has launched an iPad application for its Financial Advice Network advisers that it said is integrated with their back-office systems. Today AMP said that it had launched Evolve, an iPad app featuring advice tools that are fully integrated with advisers' ...

Ripoll thanks industry for reforms support

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2013
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, Bernie Ripoll, yesterday thanked the financial services industry for its support of the Gillard Government's Stronger Super reforms. Speaking yesterday at the Financial Advice in Super Symposium in Melbourne ...

Coalition wants fund governance changes: Fletcher

BEN COLLINS  |  TUESDAY, 5 FEB 2013
Paul Fletcher, the Liberal Party member for Bradfiled who sits on the Parliamentary Joint Committee on corporations and financial services, has voiced the Federal Opposition's concerns about superannuation fund governance. Speaking yesterday in Melbourne ...

EM fund manager Esemplia explains turnaround plans

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2013
Emerging markets fund manager Esemplia last week visited Australian clients to outline its new approach. Esemplia principal Steve Triantafilidis told Financial Standard their recent investment performance saw some of the manager's pension fund clients ...

Australians don't have enough insurance: TAL

BEN COLLINS  |  MONDAY, 4 FEB 2013
A new Index launched today by life insurer TAL has shown that Australians don't think they have enough life, illness, disability or income protection insurance. Through Galaxy Research, TAL questioned more than 1200 Australians on the types of life ...