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Hostplus grilled on common ownership, collusion

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
... to uncover any evidence of collusion and anti-competitiveness. MP Tim Wilson, who chaired the Standing Committee on Economics hearing on common ownership and capital concentration this morning, asked three Hostplus executives about any "pseudo-laundering" ...

Common ownership concerns redundant: AustralianSuper

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
... common ownership, while also hinting at plans to bring more investing in-house. Appearing at a Standing Committee on Economics hearing on common ownership and capital concentration in Australia, Silk said the fund will always be pro-competitive. "It's ...

Economic recap: Week to September 17

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
... Deng Xiaoping's stated anti-Maoist ideology to let some people get rich first - the trickle down effect in Western economics. This is all well and good. At the point where China is now in the global economic rankings, president Xi could well afford ...

Super funds to front committee hearing

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
Aware Super, AustralianSuper and Hostplus are set to appear before the Standing Committee on Economics' inquiry into common ownership on Monday. Several super funds and IFM Investors will face the inquiry on Monday, with the government saying it ...

Recovery set to slow: OECD

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
Australia has bounced back from the economic grips of the pandemic and suffered mildly compared to other countries, but the recovery will soon slow, according to the OECD. The OECD's Economic Survey of Australia projected GDP growth of 4.0% in 2021 ...

ATO will not pursue erroneous JobKeeper payments

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 SEP 2021
... the federal government for businesses that struggled financially at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate Economics Legislation Committee's Inquiry into the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Amendment (Ending JobKeeper Profiteering) ...

Economic recap: Week to September 10

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 SEP 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is concerned but not alarmed at the growing cases of Delta variant infections that's wreaking havoc on the lives and livelihood in Australia's two biggest states - New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria (VIC). ...

ASIC urged to act on common ownership

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 SEP 2021
... oversight over common ownership and concentration at a parliamentary committee this morning. The Standing Committee on Economics, which discussed the implications of capital concentration and common ownership, particularly the role superannuation funds ...

APRA intensifies scrutiny of underperformers

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 10 SEP 2021
... named 13 super funds that failed its inaugural performance test. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics inquiry heard that the 13 funds must provide a report to APRA identifying the causes of their underperformance and how they ...

Boutique bolsters ESG team

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021
... sustainability manager. Earlier in her career El-Khoury worked as an analyst at the Australian Tax Office and Deloitte Access Economics. Merlon lead portfolio manager Neil Margolis said El-Khoury's appointment will support the firm's efforts to more ...
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