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MSCI reclassifies Pakistan to frontier market

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021
The index provider will reclassify Pakistan from emerging to frontier, on the back of size and liquidity. MSCI will implement the change in a single step in November, alongside its semi-annual index review (SAIR). "Although the Pakistani equity market ...

SMSF establishments soar

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
The popularity of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) is on the rise with increased establishments and fewer wind ups in the year to June end, data from the ATO shows. There are currently 597,900 SMSFs with 1.1 million members. Throughout the ...

Economic recap: Week to September 3

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 SEP 2021
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its "National Accounts" report for the June 2021 quarter, and it was good... nay, it was great! The report showed the economy grew by a better-than-expected 0.7% in the second quarter of the year, taking ...

Cracking the data science code

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
The funds management industry is at risk of getting left behind if it does not adopt data science and machine learning. A panel at this afternoon's Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees 2021 Conference hosted by State Super chief investment ...

Forrest pitches a green Fortescue to super funds

STAFF WRITER  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
In his keynote address at the AIST's investment conference, Andrew Forrest said Fortescue is ready to go green by 2030 and it's the best opportunity for super funds to get exposure to green hydrogen. He said Fortescue will release its scope ...

Greater scrutiny of choice products needed: Scheerlinck

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
On the opening day of its annual ASI Conference, and in light of the APRA performance test results, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees' Eva Scheerlinck has expressed concern about the number of Australians that remain unaware their ...

Rest streamlines asset classes

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
In a move to better align itself to the Your Future, Your Super benchmarks, the $62 billion industry superannuation fund is changing the way it categorises its investment options, shifting from 11 asset classes to seven 'mega asset classes'. ...

CFS drops admin fees on FirstChoice Employer Super

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
Colonial First State yesterday said it will drop the administration fees on its FirstChoice Employer Super products from, ahead of the Your Future, Your Super test results today. Effective October, CFS will charge FirstChoice Employer customers 30bps ...

Financial adviser levy to drop

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021
The federal government has announced the ASIC levy paid by financial advisers will revert back to 2018/19 levels for the next two years, saving the sector at least $46 million. The levy will be restored to $1142 per adviser, as was charged in 2018/19 ...

Fear of greenwashing worse than reality: Report

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021
With much hysteria around greenwashing as ESG becomes increasingly important to investors, S&P has issued a new report theorising concern about greenwashing is often misplaced. In the report, S&P noted that greenwashing or sustainability-washing concerns ...
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