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Failing Asgard super option to close

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
After failing the inaugural Your Future, Your Super performance test, Asgard Employee Super will shutter next month, with many members being transferred to BT's Retirement Wrap. Members of the fund were actually notified ahead of the performance ...

APRA proposes further unlisted valuation rules

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
... valuation governance framework. APRA made special mention of using performance benchmarks. In monitoring investments, APRA said super funds must determine appropriate measures, including performance benchmarks, approved by the board, to monitor the performance ...

SMSFs welcome RIC exemption

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
The federal government sparing self-managed superannuation funds from the looming Retirement Income Covenant legislation has been welcomed by the sector. In response to the release of the Retirement Income Covenant exposure draft legislation, SMSF Association ...

Catholic Super adds to trustee board

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
A former Commonwealth Bank and Perpetual executive has joined the board of Catholic Super, adding more than 25 years of experience. Matthew Cassin joined the fund's board last month, with Catholic Super chair Danny Casey seeing his experience in achieving ...

Aussies confident about retirement spending: Study

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
Amid the uncertainties of COVID-19, Australians are far more confident about their retirement than global counterparts, a new study shows. Most retired Australians said that they would have retired at the same age even if they had known about the events ...

Retirement Income Covenant closer to materialising

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
The federal government unveiled the long-awaited Retirement Income Covenant exposure draft legislation and is taking industry feedback until October 15. The document sets out the obligations of superannuation trustees in designing a strategy for retirees ...

New chief investment officer at AMP Capital

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
AMP Capital has appointed a chief investment officer for its real estate division, in what is a newly created role. Robert Hattersley has been appointed to the position and will join AMP Capital early next year, reporting to head of real estate Kylie ...

Tax incentive could boost affordable housing: ISA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
In its submission to the federal government's inquiry into housing affordability, Industry Super Australia has suggested superannuation funds could play a key role in creating more affordable housing. "Simply increasing overall housing stock will not ...

CFS adds to managed account offering

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
... range. The partnership with Lonsec, Morningstar and Zenith launched today with 23 managed accounts the FirstChoice Personal Super and Pension platform with no extra research or portfolio construction costs. The offering includes six risk profiles from ...

Financial Standard launches weekly podcast

STAFF WRITER  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
... Financial Standard is expanding its media offering with a new weekly podcast for financial advisers, investment managers and super fund trustees. In addition to discussing the week's biggest news, the podcast will feature interviews with industry ...