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Janus Henderson strengthens institutional team

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 MAR 2021
In a series of promotions, Janus Henderson Investors has appointed a new head of institutional business for Australia and head of consultant relations. Tom Kelly has been promoted to head of institutional business for Australia from his role as institutional ...

Chief economist update: Prime Minister Suga

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 SEP 2020
... prime minister provided relative policy stability in a country that changed leaders more often than Australia since Kevin Rudd. Prime Minister Suga promises continuity of his predecessor's policies, declaring at a joint plenary meeting of LDP members ...

Labor says yes, economists say no to SG rise

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2020
Former Labor Prime Ministers Kevin Rudd and Paul Keating have slammed the possibility the Liberal party may ditch the planned rise to the super guarantee as economists warn against it going ahead. Speaking at a socially distanced press conference, Rudd ...

Business leaders recognised

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
A number of prominent business leaders have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday 2020 Honours list, including some from QSuper, Macquarie and CareSuper. A number of women made the list this year, many from the business and finance sectors. Grant ...

AustralianSuper bolsters leadership

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 1 JUN 2020
... superannuation fund has added to its executive leadership, with the appointment of a former adviser to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd as its new public affairs boss. Sarah Adams has been appointed group executive strategy, brand and reputation of the nation's ...

SMSFs in flashback to 2008

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... Co-op, wrote to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg last week to ask him to institute the same measures for SMSF pensioners that the Rudd Government introduced during the Global Financial Crisis. In 2008, the government made a temporary reduction to the minimum ...

FPA advocates for reduced pension minimums

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
... audience with the retirement income review panel. De Gori's letter calls on the government to mirror the decision of the Rudd Labor government as it dealt with the fallout of the Global Financial Crisis in 2008 to reduce the minimum annual payment ...

Chief economist update: 'Paradox of Thrift' in action

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 12 SEP 2019
... 79.0 by July 2008) - the frog was dropped into boiling water. That got Kevin 07's (then Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd) attention, didn't it? As headlined in The Age (14 October 2008): "Rudd unveils $10.4b stimulus plan" that "includes ...

Chief economist update: The turn in Australia's cycle from vicious to virtuous

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
... Economics director Chris Richardson said the initial tax refunds would act much like the stimulus cheques mailed out by the Rudd government during the depths of the global financial crisis in February 2009." "On that occasion, cheques of $950, worth ...

Former Labor senator joins Sargon

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 30 APR 2019
A former cabinet minister in the Rudd and Gillard governments was appointed to Sargon's board. Stephen Conroy has joined as a non-executive director at Sargon, as the firm embarks on its next growth phase. Commenting on Conroy's appointment, Sargon ...
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