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Hostplus bumps cash allocation up
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
Industry fund Hostplus has revised its asset allocation, bumping the allocation to cash in its balanced option up from 0% to 5%. The change to the cash allocation was effective from 19 June 2020, when the fund also reduced its allocation to alternatives ...
AustralianSuper throws weight behind SDG platform
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
AustralianSuper, the nation's largest superannuation fund, has joined British Columbia Investment Management and PGGM to establish the Sustainable Developments Investments Asset Owner Platform (SDI AOP). The platform will be driven by artificial intelligence ...
Balanced options in the red, but only just
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... Information executive director of research Alex Dunnin argues they have made a remarkable recovery, with Australia's superannuation system recuperating much of their losses in lighting speed. "Rainmaker estimates its SelectingSuper MySuper index ...
Indigenous foundation teams up with super funds
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... Nations Foundation (FNF) has launched an online resource to help Indigenous Australians find, manage, and grow their superannuation. The platform has been supported by a number of superannuation funds and financial services providers, including AustralianSuper ...
Rio Tinto decision exposes limits of super engagement
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... Steffanoni said most big Australian super funds engage with companies in accordance with the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) and this engagement has its limits. "Such engagements aren't for ethical reasons per se, but rather ...
APRA warns of ERS second wave
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
... mark, with 2.5 million Australians submitting applications to access their super early. Over the week to June 28, superannuation funds made payments to 129,000 members, bringing the total number of payments to approximately 2.4 million since inception. ...
AMP closes ethical option to super members
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
AMP has taken the AMP Capital Ethical Leaders Balanced fund off its investment menus for superannuation members. AMP super members in CustomSuper, Flexible Lifetime, AMP Flexible Super, SignatureSuper, SignatureSuper Select, SuperLeader and the Woolworths ...
REIT revises up portfolio value
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
... from e-retailing., online grocery shopping and packaging requirements," CIP fund manager Jesse Curtis said. At superannuation funds, the property options ended FY20 mostly flat but unit pricing has ticked up since earlier in the year. LGIASuper, which ...
Model portfolio growth up 70%
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
... this number to increase given the market's push for ESG products that is currently underway for managed funds and superannuation products." Rainmaker found 41% of managed account models are in equities asset sectors, 49% in diversified offerings and ...
Pension fund in divestment hoax
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020
Global climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion has come under fire after it posed as Sweden's largest pension fund and claimed it was divesting from all companies with operations in fossil fuels. On June 29 a website purporting to be that ...
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