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Vanguard boosts superannuation team
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
Vanguard has created a new head of operations role for its burgeoning superannuation offering, hiring from an industry fund. Rachel Reynolds has stepped into the role of head of operations, superannuation at Vanguard. Reynolds spent almost five years ...
Will COVID-19 kill the balanced option?
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
As consumers saw their superannuation balances nosedive when the COVID-19 pandemic began wreaking havoc on the market, many were surprised to learn their retirement savings weren't quite as safe as they thought, reigniting the debate around 'balanced' ...
Plenty still want in on ETPs: Research
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
Despite the market volatility wrought by COVID-19, money flowed into exchange traded products in March. The ASX's latest ETP data shows that even as the market was losing money, cash was flowing in. Rainmaker analysis shows the Australian ETP market ...
Hostplus responds to PDS controversy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
Hostplus has responded to a series of reports suggesting the fund does not have ample liquidity to handle the government's plan to allow people to access their super early and claims it updated its PDS in preparation for mass redemptions. As part of ...
Association of Financial Advisers bolsters team
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
The Association of Financial Advisers has appointed a new manager education, policy and professionalism. Caz Garrard will step into the position, replacing Angela Karas. Karas has moved to First State Super as business enablement manager. Karas had ...
Super should shape up on unlisted valuations: WTW
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
Superannuation funds, including AustralianSuper, Hostplus and Rest, have been slashing the value of their unlisted assets - now Willis Towers Watson is interrogating why. In a new paper, Willis Towers Watson senior investment consultant Nick Kelly said ...
Trillion dollar stimulus debt debated
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
The extraordinary COVID-19 stimulus package is in front of Parliament today, with what is expected to be a trillion dollar debt being scrutinised by politicians. Parliament met today to discuss the government's $130 billion JobKeeper payment, which ...
Stimulus is finite: Prime Minister
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
The Australian government has made public the modelling that is informing its COVID-19 response, revealing why the JobKeeper payment works off a six month timeframe. Asked at a press conference how the modelling was helping with the economic response ...
Super funds face penalties over early release failures
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has confirmed superannuation funds that fail to appropriately handle early release during the COVID-19 crisis will face penalties. Asked by Financial Standard how the government would handle funds that might face liquidity ...
Mayfair 101 accused of misleading advertising
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 APR 2020
ASIC is taking Mayfair 101 to court alleging that the investment manager misled consumers in its advertising. At issue is Mayfair's use of Google Ad Words and Bing Ads as well as claims Mayfair made that ASIC says were false, misleading or deceptive. ...
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