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Fraser Review compounds board independence impasse
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAR 2016
... Medd says. She adds matters of improved governance have been in the sights of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) for a number of years and "this review focused on the not for profit sector will likely contribute at the margin only." ...
Tail risk hedging works for industry fund
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 29 FEB 2016
... significant market volatility as required by law. It said stringent rules introduced by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) in 2013 made DB funds more sensitive to the performance of investment markets. The rules assume that every DB ...
Super hits $2 trillion
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 23 FEB 2016
The latest quarterly statistics from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) show that super assets increased 6.1% to $2.0 trillion in the 12 months to 31 December. Of this number, $1.26 trillion are APRA-regulated fund assets with the ...
Life insurance profits leap 31pct
MARK SMITH  |  TUESDAY, 16 FEB 2016
... in the 12 months to December 2015, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). Non-investment linked businesses contributed $2.3 billion and investment-linked businesses contributed $710 million ...
New super data adds more disclosure
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2016
The first wave of new superannuation data collected and distributed by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) can only add to debate around disclosure rules for super funds. APRA's annual superannuation bulletin now has data that includes ...
Local shares lacklustre in 2016
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 14 DEC 2015
... challenges in 2016," he said. "Bad debts are likely to increase and this, along with the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) monitoring the level of home loan lending, as well as business conditions not expected to improve markedly, means ...
Retail funds risk member exodus
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2015
... research found. Members likely or very likely to move to another fund regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) account for 25.6% of retail super fund members, according to CoreData's 2015 'Member retention report'. A further ...
Over 30% SMSFs hold low balances: research
LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 7 DEC 2015
... $200,000 or below are unlikely to be competitive, compared to a fund regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)," ASIC continues. Speaking about the results of the research, UBS Asset Management head of Australasia Bryce Doherty ...
Super governance saga continues
DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2015
... concerned by the definition of independence and the power that may be provided to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) to determine independence. "We believe that a better approach would be a definition that is principle-based and which ...
FEATURE: The great race to invest
LAURA MILLAN  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2015
... known fact that self-managed super funds (SMSFs) outperformed funds regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) during the toughest years following the global financial crisis. This - together with the absolute control over investments ...
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