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Internal teams gain decision-making power: Frontier

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2023
Where chief investment officers were historically considered by fund managers to be the most influential person at a superannuation fund, fresh insights from Frontier show the balance of power has steadily shifted. According to Frontier, in 2017 about ...

ASIC updates breach reporting rules

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 20 OCT 2023
ASIC is making changes to its reportable situations regime, which includes extending the reporting deadline for some breaches. Licensees will now have 90 days to submit a reportable situation instead of 30 days in situations that have "underlying circumstances ...

Inflation data not encouraging: Powell

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 20 OCT 2023
Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell has repeated the commitment to reducing inflation to 2% and maintaining a restrictive policy until this goal is reached. In a speech on Thursday, Powell told the Economic Club of New York that the September inflation ...

Payday super a seismic change for the industry: ART

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2023
Following the release of the payday super consultation paper last week, Australian Retirement Trust (ART) head of employer, platforms and partnerships Mat Gilroy says industry players will need to focus on digital integration moving forward. Speaking ...

Life insurance industry profits double, premiums rise: KPMG

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 17 OCT 2023
Life insurance profits in Australia have soared to $1.2 billion, doubling in the year to 30 June 2023, primarily due to gains in superannuation business, according to KPMG's annual market review. Risk products recorded a $400 million profit in FY23 ...

Investors warned on human rights risk in Israel-Hamas conflict

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 OCT 2023
The escalation of armed violence in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) raises investor concerns over business responsibility under international humanitarian law (IHL). Investors are increasingly interested in understanding their risks ...

HNWs increase digital engagement: Research

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2023
Australia's most affluent investors are increasing their access to a growing range of reporting tools, providing an opportunity for advisers to improve their services, research suggests. According to Praemium and Investment Trends' latest High-Net-Worth ...

Aussies largely unsure of legacy plan: Research

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 6 OCT 2023
While 67% of Australians feel confident they'll be able to leave a legacy when they pass away, only 14% actually have a plan in place to do so, according to new research from Generation Life (Gen Life). In June, Gen Life commissioned global research ...

Allianz Retire+ launches retirement solution for super funds

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 OCT 2023
Allianz Retire+ has unveiled its Group Retirement Solutions capability, enabling superannuation funds to scale and deliver tailored retirement income solutions. The retirement solutions provider said its new capability addresses guaranteed income innovations ...

TelstraSuper revamps strategy team

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 29 SEP 2023
TelstraSuper has promoted a long-standing investment professional to the head of investment strategy. The high-profile David Schneider - who currently runs asset allocation with responsibility for strategic and dynamic asset allocation - will take up ...