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YFYS on its way to Senate

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 4 JUN 2021
... choice products in the performance tests. The bill will now be considered by the Senate mid-June. In the Senate, the coalition government holds 36 of the total 76 seats, while Labor has just 26. A bill needs 30 votes to pass or 38 to block. Greens, who ...

More flexibility for retirees

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021
... older Australians who wish to boost their retirement income by unlocking equity in their real estate assets. "Under the Coalition, Australian seniors will always have more control over their money," treasurer Josh Frydenberg said. The government is also ...

Commissions likely to stay: Hume

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
The coalition has hinted that it will not eradicate commissions paid on life insurance products, acknowledging that financial advisers' bottom line has struggled since the introduction of the Life Insurance Framework reforms. While the government's ...

WTW head of strategic advisory resigns

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
... Melville said the year ahead will be interesting for funds, following the Australian government becoming a signatory to the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment. "Funds will continue to draw upon a total portfolio approach to value creation to ...

Australia sweeps pension market rankings

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 FEB 2021
... Melville said 2021 will be an interesting year for funds, following the Australian government becoming a signatory to the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment. "Funds will continue to draw upon a total portfolio approach to value creation to meet ...

Iron Man launches VC funds

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 FEB 2021
... launched two venture capital funds that invest in technological solutions that tackle environmental challenges. FootPrint Coalition Ventures comprises two funds - an early-stage Series A and late-stage Series B - led by Downey Jr and tech investors and ...

Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative launches

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
A coalition of more than 80 organisations including banks, insurers, superannuation funds and other stakeholders has released an ambitious list of recommendations to transform Australia's financial system to sustainable outcomes. The Australian Sustainable ...

Labor, unions, industry funds seethe

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 20 NOV 2020
... superannuation," Albanese said. "The fact is, we have a legislated increase for universal superannuation to 12%. The coalition committed to not change that. But once again, they're laying the groundwork for another backflip." He also pointed out that ...

Asset managers want action on modern-day slavery

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 12 NOV 2020
... by lifting the hood on their supply chains. The Investors Against Slavery and Trafficking (IAST) APAC, a newly-formed coalition that includes Aware Super, AustralianSuper, HESTA, Christian Super, First Sentier Investors and Fidelity International, is ...

Wages will not rise from SG cut: ISA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020
... evidence that ditching the SG rise will not help wages can be seen from the last time it was cut in 2014. In 2014, the coalition dumped the scheduled increase to the SG in the hopes it would help boost wage growth. ISA said it analysed 8370 enterprise ...
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