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Annuities too expensive for most retirees: Research

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024
... researching whether annuities could solve superannuation's need for better retirement income stream solutions, Rainmaker Information, supported by Plan for Life research, found the products are currently far too expensive to do so. The analysis found ...

Vanguard Super hits $1bn, soft launches pension product

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
... in the retirement sphere - the fee on both products is just 0.58% - like its MySuper option. According to Rainmaker Information, the median fee on a retirement product in Australia on a balance of $100,000 is 1.07% or $1070. A Vanguard Super member will ...

JANA wins mandate from public sector super fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024
... of 30 December 2023, JANA's total funds under advice was over $1.3 trillion. According to research from Rainmaker Information, JANA holds a commanding market share of 42.5% in the not-for-profit super fund sector as of September 2023.

MDA authorisations remain steady amid exodus

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
... in the past three years, despite the total number of advisers falling much more. According to analysis by Rainmaker Information, there is now 1998 advisers who can provide product specific advice for MDAs. Over one year, the number has dropped by 0.6% ...

Indexed strategies to hit $1tn in two years

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 FEB 2024
... 30% in the last five years. "Indexing routinely grows one-third faster than the broad investment market," Rainmaker Information executive director of research and compliance Alex Dunnin said. "Within some asset classes, this will make indexing the default ...

Australian Ethical super chief goes for growth in 2024

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 23 JAN 2024
... is well positioned, and we're really encouraged to see strong growth across the fund." According to Rainmaker Information, Australian Ethical's balanced option achieved a 10% return in the year ending 30 December 2023, with a five-year return ...

Adviser numbers stable at 15,650

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024
The financial advice industry started the new year with 15,650 advisers, holding relatively steady compared to this time last year. Rainmaker Information's tally of qualified professionals has decreased 1% year on year - a net loss of 214 advisers. ...

Bragg proposes super fund reforms to protect retail investors

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2024
... investors that you can still get a fair go in Australian capital markets," he said. According to research by Rainmaker Information last year, super funds owned 38% of the market capitalisation of Australian equities as of June 202 2. Industry super funds ...

Internal teams to manage 43% of super FUM by 2043: Data

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 DEC 2023
... about 72% of the total APRA-regulated super FUM, with this expected to grow to 85% in two decades. As such, Rainmaker Information predicts close to half of all APRA-regulated super FUM - 43% - will be managed by internal investment teams. Most of this ...

Global X accelerates push to leapfrog local rivals

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 DEC 2023
... been a notable 18% increase in exchange-traded products (ETPs) in the year to September 2023, according to Rainmaker Information. "As competition enters the market, we cannot take our leadership in niche market segments, such as commodities, digital ...
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