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Industry fund launches new passive options
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 OCT 2020
... investment fee of just 0.06%, the Indexed Balanced option's objective is to achieve a net return exceeding the increase in CPI by at least 3.25% per year over 10 years. To compare, no investment fee is charged on Rest's indexed balanced option. The new ...
Vision Super revises investment strategy
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 25 AUG 2020
... interest rates. For accumulation and NCAP members, Vision's conservative and balanced options will have a new objective of CPI + 1.5% down from CPI + 2.5%. For pension members in a conservative option, the objective has been changed to CPI + 2%, down ...
Challenger launches new lifetime annuity
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 24 AUG 2020
... to the cash rate, according to the firm. Challenger also offers lifetime annuities that have no index, are indexed to the CPI or partially indexed to it. "The innovative new RBA Cash Linked option allows customers to receive higher annuity payments as ...
ISA, Grattan find common ground
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 11 AUG 2020
... single, entitling them to a higher rate of pension than each member of a couple, and deflates the future value of the pension to CPI - vastly inflating its value relative to community living standards," ISA said. "It claims all workers continuously receiving ...
Chief economist update: Cheaper prices not a bargain
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 30 JUL 2020
... (-16.2 per cent), with free pre-school being provided in NSW, Victoria and Queensland ... Excluding these three components, the CPI would have risen 0.1 per cent in the June quarter." Similarly, while the annual headline CPI measure has fallen into deflation ...
Chief economist update: The post-pandemic problem
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... especially important because it determines the real rates of return on investments and for household spending. Then again, latest CPI data show that despite the trillions of dollars or euros or yens or pounds, or whatever currency, that are currently ...
Rice Warner questions super return targets
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... "While the past can be a poor guide to the future, it has to be said that those funds with a 25 or 30 year history of earning CPI + 4% or even 5% must be doing something right, persistently," Rice Warner said. "The only other comparable metric is the ...
Chief economist update: Japan on the mend but BOJ, Abe not taking any chances
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
... 50). This would keep the Bank of Japan (BOJ) from achieving its 2% inflation target. Latest stats show that Japanese headline CPI inflation remained barely above zero (0.1%) in the year to May while core inflation lingered in deflation (-0.2%) over the ...
The secret to neutralising sequencing risk
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
... weak economies, the inevitable result was the increased risk taking needed in portfolios to meet expected rates of return or CPI + thresholds - because the risk-free rate gave so little nominal reward." Investors had become complacent during a decade ...
Charter Hall invests in logistics
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUN 2020
Charter Hall announced the acquisition of a $115 million logistics property as part of two of its industrial property funds. The company secured the property for its Charter Hall Prime Industrial Fund (CPIF) and Charter Hall Direct Industrial Fund No.4 ...
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