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Fidelity moves on net zero

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 OCT 2021
... emission goals," Tan said. Further to this, the asset manager has committed to phasing out its exposure to thermal coal in OECD countries by 2030 and 2040 globally.

Australia improves super system quality

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
... the Netherlands were the best in show with 84.2 and 83.5 respectively. Thailand ranked the lowest at 40.6. The study showed OECD countries were prone to massive gender pension gaps, starting with Japan, which leads with a nearly 50% gap. Mexico, Austria ...

Recovery set to slow: OECD

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
... 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 and 3.3% in 2022, recovering from a drop of 2.5% ...

Results out: 13 funds fail YFYS performance test

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021
... past decade," Fahy said. "The irony is that the financial performance of these products would be in the top quartile in many OECD countries." Good performers failed: Rainmaker Rainmaker Information said many MySuper products that failed the test today ...

KiwiSaver, NZ Super Fund architect remembered

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021
... has made in recent times." His tenure as Finance Minister also New Zealand have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the OECD, strong economic growth and one of the lowest levels of public debt in the world, he added. Chair of the Guardians of NZ ...

World Pension Alliance condemns COVID early release

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
... serves as its president. WPA has sent an International Federation of Pension Fund Administrators (FIAP) endorsement to the OECD about the practice, just as Chile and Peru look to extend COVID pension withdrawal schemes. "Unrestricted withdrawal of pension ...

Magellan to move to higher tax rate

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021
... costs to be taxed at 10%, while the domestic income is taxed at 30%. The OBU regime has been in place since 1992. In 2018 the OECD's Forum on Harmful Tax Practices raised concerns including about the lower tax rate during a review. On March 12 this year ...

Maths an unpopular subject with high schoolers

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
... students and 12% of male students study advanced maths. Actuaries Institute said the trend is concerning and Australia lags OECD countries in the area. It attributed the trend to three main factors: standardised testing means students might forgo maths ...

Top economist Don Stammer to fund UNE scholarship

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
... economists who then went on to become Reserve Bank governors. "In 1979, I wrote to Ian Macfarlane, who was at that time with OECD in Paris, offering him a senior position in the research department of the Reserve Bank of Australia. The same year, I recruited ...

Chief economist update: Chinese activity indicators disappoint but growth target intact

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 21 JUN 2021
... Li Kequiang 2021's GDP growth target of over 6%. This compares with consensus expectations - market, the IMF and the OECD - for China's economy to grow by 8.0% this year. The distortions wrought by the coronavirus pandemic to consumer and business ...
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