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Zurich makes key health appointments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022
... services. Monday was previously chief medical officer at TAL and has also held chief medical officer positions at Pacific Life Re, Munich Re, CommInsure and Hannover Life Re Africa. Zurich said Monday will be charged with building out an internal team ...

Resolution Life names new investments chief

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JAN 2022
Resolution Life Australasia appointed a chief investment officer in the New Year who joined from Avant Mutual. John Lucey became part of the executive team this month, responsible for leading the investment strategy and management for the life insurer. ...

Best-performing default funds revealed

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 11 JAN 2022
A mix of retail, industry and corporate superannuation funds dominated the 10 best-performing default options list in the latest November figures. New Rainmaker analysis of personal default superannuation fund options found that over a three-year period ...

QSuper merger update, fee cuts

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 11 JAN 2022
QSuper has assured members they will shortly feel the benefits of scale in the form of fee cuts, after it merges with Sunsuper to create Australian Retirement Trust. The $133 billion QSuper will merge with $90 billion Sunsuper on February 28. The QSuper ...

Smart default fund to boost retirement incomes

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 10 JAN 2022
... the three Commonwealth superannuation funds and APRA. "This 'Smart Default' fund will make a huge impact on the quality of life for Australians entering retirement because it will boost their retirement balances by, on average, at least 35%," he said. ...

One million visits to YourSuper comparison tool

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 7 JAN 2022
... in outcomes between a top product and an underperforming one can amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars over a working life." Of the 76 MySuper products assessed by APRA, 13 of them failed the test (as announced in August 2021). These products were ...

Mine Super refreshes investment options

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022
The $11.2 billion superannuation fund Mine Super announced a suite of changes to its investment menu, which includes offering two new options to members. The options, Balanced and Indexed Defensive, launched on 20 December 2021. The Balanced option ...

Shoddy exam feedback fuels adviser stress

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 DEC 2021
Financial advisers who failed the mandatory examination multiple times are slamming FASEA's feedback process, claiming it is inconsistent and fails to help them stay in the industry. As the failure rate continues to balloon, advisers making genuine ...

Pension scheme, UBS divest energy companies

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 DEC 2021
... the need for immediate action. The prospect of a 2.4C global temperature rise will cause dramatic changes to our ways of life and businesses need to be preparing now to remain profitable and successful," Nest's senior responsible investment manager Katharina ...

Industry responds to heatmap findings

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 17 DEC 2021
... underscored the importance of ensuring consumers can access affordable financial advice that considers their investment and life insurance needs. In response to the latest installment of the heatmaps initiative, acting chief executive of the Financial ...
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