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Advice improves lifestyle outcomes: Research

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2017
One of Australia's largest superannuation funds said more than three-quarters of advised Australians feel they are prepared for retirement. Launching its Value of Advice Report on day one of the AFA 2017 National Adviser Conference at the Gold Coast ...

Why it shouldn't be called impact investing

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2017
Sunsuper trustee director Michael Traill believes the industry has done itself a massive disservice by using the term "impact investing." Speaking at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees Super Investment Conference, Traill suggested that ...

New portfolio manager at IOOF

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 AUG 2017
... managing the Australian equities portfolio since February 2012. Crisci was mostly recently an equities portfolio manager at Funds SA for three years overseeing Australian and international equities with a combined value of more than $11 billion. He joined ...

Super funds must do more digitally

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUN 2017
Digital advice is seen as a must by 80% of superannuation funds, yet less than 20% have engaged in or are looking to implement digital advice. A majority of super funds have only begun investing in online strategies in the last three years. New findings ...

Industry funds in merger talks

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 13 APR 2017
Two industry superannuation funds have signed a heads of agreement, giving in principle support for a merger. Kinetic Super, which manages $3 billion in retirement savings and operates for the benefit of more than 270,000 members, and Sunsuper, which ...

Family office manager expands

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 APR 2017
... quantitative component of a futures hedge fund. His previous experience includes a multi-manager portfolio management role with Funds SA. Raechel Strong also joins the firm as an investment analyst. She was previously an associate for boutique investment ...

Wednesday delivery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 FEB 2017
Perhaps we'll have clearer skies by Wednesday. One that will affect economies and financial markets everywhere. Wednesday (or Tuesday night US time), is the day when US President Donald Trump speaks before the joint-session of Congress, where he, hopefully ...

Funds SA appoints first CIO

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2016
Funds SA is welcoming a former AustralianSuper investment specialist as its first chief investment officer. Richard Friend has been named to take on the newly created role, with Funds SA now managing more than $27 billion for South Australia's public ...

Alpha-beta split allows better asset allocation

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 8 SEP 2016
One of Australia's largest superannuation funds says it has strategically split its investment portfolio between alpha and beta to better monitor performance and asset allocation. Although not a new concept, First State Super has moved to an alpha and ...

Real assets drive AMP Capital profit boost

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 AUG 2016
AMP Capital has recorded a 14.9% lift in underlying net profit, up $11 million for the same period last year. The investment house credited the rise to the increase in fee income over the first half of the year, with their international expansion strategy ...