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WTW head of strategic advisory resigns
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
... in the nation's recovery. 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 ...
Chief economist update: Australia's confidence contagion
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
... surveys are anything to go by. The NAB business survey showed that it's no worries for businesses (despite the government withdrawing its JobKeeker programme at the end of March - the survey was conducted from 19-31 March). Business conditions in ...
Include ESG in BFID: FSC
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
... (FSC) wants superannuation funds' ESG investments to be included in the proposed Best Financial Interests Duty. The government's BFID wants super trustees to make decisions that are in best "financial" interests of their members. The inclusion of the ...
BGL expands product range overseas
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
... been operating in Singapore for over 20 years. It recently connected its QR code-driven GuestTrack with the Victorian government's COVID-19 check-in system. BGL launched GuestTrack in mid-2020 as a free QR code check-in app for businesses. Since then ...
Chief economist update: ScoMo cannot miss new vaccination target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
... abandoned his government's vaccine roll-out target. Taking to Facebook, Morrison announced on April 10 that: "The government has also not set, nor has any plans to set any new targets for completing first doses. While we would like to see these doses ...
Cairns women disadvantaged by super gender gap
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
... time out of the workforce. The Australia Institute from the Centre for Social Research and Methods found the federal government's $60 billion tax concessions are geared towards men. Negative gearing, superannuation tax concessions, capital gain tax discount ...
Chief economist update: No fear
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
The coronavirus optimism that prevailed over the dying weeks of 2020 and into the first quarter of this year has been replaced by concerns over the resurgence in infections - in Europe, India, Japan, South Korea and lately, the US, among others - caused ...
Commonwealth seeks to stop bond class action
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... made in a case brought against the Commonwealth by a 23-year-old student over climate change risk as it relates to government bonds, as the government attempts to stop the class action. Katta O'Donnell is seeking to hold the Australian government to ...
YFYS net must be cast wider: Cbus
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
The $59 billion industry fund is calling on the government to include all superannuation products in the proposed performance benchmarks from the same date and to not commence the rest of the measures until all underperforming funds have been removed ...
Wholesale funds recover losses
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... first quarter of 2021," Plan For Life analysis said. "However, despite the start of vaccination programs, unprecedented government stimulus and money printing, uncertainty and the potential for market volatility remain as hopes for recoveries in the ...
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