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Be careful what you wish for

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUN 2017
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) meets again Tuesday next week and no one expects it to raise or lower interest rates after the 6 June soiree. The Australian central bank is caught between the proverbial rock and a hard place. It's caught between ...

First home buyers: Devil is in the detail for super funds

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2017
... will help young people to get a foothold in the property market. The scheme, announced as part of the Federal Budget on Tuesday night, will allow first home buyers to use up to $30,000 of voluntary superannuation contributions, plus the earnings generated ...

Government trials social impact investments

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAY 2017
... aiming to combat social and environmental issues, starting with youth homelessness. Treasurer Scott Morrison revealed in Tuesday's Budget his intentions to source alternative funding mechanisms, namely with the help of the private sector, to establish ...

Budget Eve

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 MAY 2017
... out what the government has in store for us when it releases the Budget Papers 2017-18 at approximately 7.30pm (AEST) on Tuesday 9 May 2017. Some Budget measures have already been leaked - the Australian Financial Review (AFR) provides a succinct list ...

Stone and Chalk lends voice to start-ups by women

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 13 APR 2017
It may be the week before the Easter break but it's business as usual at fintech hub Stone & Chalk with last Tuesday's networking pow-wow packed to the rafters. The inaugural 'Power Women in Fintech' panel discussion was held at the Sydney headquarters ...

ATO payroll system tracking unpaid super

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 16 MAR 2017
... submitted by Cbus and Industry Super Australia at the superannuation guarantee non-payment Senate inquiry, which wrapped up on Tuesday. Cbus urged the Federal Government to align workers' superannuation the same time wages are paid. Quarterly payment ...

Life insurance industry rebuts need for greater reform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 6 MAR 2017
... statements to defend last year's CommInsure scandal and provide the Committee with a copy of the Deloitte report released last Tuesday. "Now, we are not perfect and mistakes were identified. For those mistakes that were made, we apologise and we will ...

Wednesday delivery

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 FEB 2017
... 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 ...

Senate committee files views on super objective

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 16 FEB 2017
... (Objective) Bill may soon be debated in the Senate, following a Senate Economics Legislation Committee report filed on Tuesday. Committee chair, Senator Jane Hume, told Financial Standard that after considering all positions it was recommended that the ...

Australian-first fund exceeds target

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 NOV 2016
... correlated with the share market. This means they typically rise when markets fall. "You could see this first-hand last Tuesday, when the market fell 5% intra-day, following Donald Trump's US election win, our investors made money." The fund manager ...