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More Diversa super products to wind up

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 25 MAR 2022
Citing members' best interests, the trustee is closing several of OneSuper's sub-plans due to lack of scale. Diversa Trustees' OneSuper, formerly known as Smartsave, is home to 14 superannuation offerings including Allan Gray Superannuation ...

ANZ becomes first Australian bank to develop stablecoin

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 25 MAR 2022
ANZ has made history with the first ever Australian bank-issued stablecoin payment, pegged to the Australian dollar, through a public permissionless blockchain transaction. The stablecoin transaction was successfully completed for Victor Smorgon Group ...

New hire salaries skyrocket: Recruiter

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022
About 77% of Australian employers intend to increase starting salaries for new hires by 10% - but financial services institutions are offering up to 30% more to get candidates over the line. Latest insights from Robert Half show larger organisations ...

Government vows support for SMEs, self-funded retirees

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022
Small business owners and self-funded retirees will get a boost out of the upcoming Federal Budget, with the government pledging to lower uplift rates, digitalise trust income reporting and improving the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) system. Announced yesterday ...

Plans to remedy NALI, NALE issues welcomed

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAR 2022
The industry has welcomed news that the government will consult on the appropriate operation of non-arm's length income and expense provisions. Announced yesterday, minister for superannuation Jane Hume said the government intends to reform the provisions ...

ASIC issues warning to finfluencers

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 21 MAR 2022
The corporate regulator has issued information for social media influencers who discuss financial products and the licensees who use them, warning they face substantial penalties if their content contravenes financial services law. The information sheet ...

HESTA pushes forward with internalisation

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022
The $68 billion industry fund for health workers is pushing forward with an ambitious internalisation program. The fund recently reached a key milestone, with its in-house Australian equities team now actively investing. The Australian equities being ...

Active funds continue underperformance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 MAR 2022
S&P Dow Jones Indices SPIVA Australia Scorecard has revealed just over half of Australian equities funds beat their benchmarks last year, with active funds underperforming. Last year, just over half of Australian funds in the Equity General and Equity ...

Super mergers only beginning: J.P. Morgan

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 MAR 2022
We've only seen the start of consolidation in superannuation, with mergers to accelerate, according to a new survey from J.P. Morgan. J.P. Morgan's inaugural Future of Superannuation Report interviewed 12 super fund leaders, who collectively manage ...

Vanguard hit with US class action

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 MAR 2022
Law firm Dovel & Luner filed a class action lawsuit against Vanguard trustees and on behalf of investors in Vanguard's Target Retirement Funds, based in the US. The suit alleges that Vanguard's mismanagement of these funds led to "enormous tax bills ...