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Home ownership shouldn't be at expense of super
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
... "Reforming that would remove a massive barrier to young people entering the market. So, that is a great thing the NSW government is doing at the moment. "It is far more sensible to look at barriers, like stamp duty, than loading up the pension system ...
Your Future, Your Super reforms closer to legislation
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
The federal government has released its draft legislation for the Your Future, Your Super reforms , opening the industry consultation period until December 24. The package of reforms, which was unveiled in the 2020-21 budget, has four main components ...
Chief economist update: Australian capex in COVID-19's shadow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
It wasn't that long ago when financial markets expended much speculation on the outcome of the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) "Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure" quarterly survey, for not only does it provide an ...
Elanor launches new fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
... acquisitions are priced at approximately $80.2 million. The properties are occupied, with long-term leases to the Queensland Government and the Catholic Church and have a 7.2 year weighted average lease expiry. The sites are an established medical precinct ...
Serious financial crime drops significantly
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020
... relation to serious financial crime, with the FY2019/20 year saw that drop to 4%. Fintel Alliance focuses the efforts of government, law enforcement and industry partners on projects requiring a public private partnership approach. In most instances ...
AIA under fire for coal holdings
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
The life insurer is at the centre of a campaign against its investment in coal companies despite positioning itself as an organisation with a focus on sustainability. The campaign, called AIA Kick Out Coal! launched by Insure Our Future and SumOfUs ...
Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative launches
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... participants from over 80 organisations, including financial institutions, civil society, academia, regulators and government, and supported by APRA and ASIC, in observer roles. "I think the process we went through to develop the roadmap, being really ...
Super sneaks back to $3tn in assets
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... at the end of the September 2020 quarter, according to the latest statistics from APRA. Despite the effects of the government's early release of super scheme, coupled with market volatility and a sharp economic downturn, the super system has staged a ...
JobKeeper saved 700,000 jobs: RBA
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... employed this year without it, according to a research paper from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). The Morrison government announced a series of fiscal measures at the start of the year in response to the sharp fall in economic activity due to COVID-19. ...
Chief economist update: Iron ore to reduce Aussie deficit
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... October - a pleasant surprise to markets that were expecting total jobs numbers to drop by 40,000 over the month as the government scaled back of its JobKeeper subsidy payments - with strong gains in both full-time and part-time employment in October. ...
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