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AustralianSuper to deploy £8 billion in the UK

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
... £8 billion of new capital into the UK, projecting its investment portfolio to surpass £18 billion by 2030. The superannuation giant plans to channel capital into large-scale, long-term investment opportunities in sectors such as energy transition ...

More than 40% of women unprepared for retirement: CFS

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024
... unprepared', compared to 15% of men. Further, about 33% of women say they have little to no understanding when it comes to superannuation, investments, and retirement savings products. "We know that financial literacy, engagement with your super fund ...

ASIC succeeds in conflicted remuneration case

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
... conflicted remuneration provisions. ASIC's case alleged that SMSF Club advised its clients to set up self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) to buy real property marketed by real estate agent Positive RealEstate. ASIC alleged that between December ...

Best default super funds revealed

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
Superannuation research shows that retail funds dominated in the 12 months to January end. League tables show Vanguard Super's default lifecycle investment option bested competitors for the year ending 31 January 2024. According to Rainmaker Information ...

ASIC cracks down on scammers

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024
... prevent, and respond to scams. The regulatory body will now shift its focus towards a wider range of banks and superannuation trustees to ensure that they are taking all necessary measures to protect their members and customers from malicious scammers. ...

Iress loses key wealth executive

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
... policy for five years. There, she covered a broad range of retirement income issues, including industry policy, superannuation, investments and risk management in retirement. During this time, she advised Jeremy Cooper, head of retirement income. Haqqani ...

Senior equity manager exits Cbus

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
... into a newly created role of managing its then expanding equities manager research program. Before joining the superannuation fund, Weickart spent seven years as a senior investment consultant at Willis Towers Watson for manager research. She started ...

Long-term cost of super early release to be $85bn: SMC

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
... COVID-era Early Release of Super scheme, according to a new analysis by the Super Members Council (SMC). Using the Superannuation, Pensions, and other Retirement OUTcomes (SPROUT) model, the SMC estimates the cumulative long-term costs of the scheme ...

Annuities too expensive for most retirees: Research

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024
... equivalent to the Age Pension would cost a retiree more than $500,000. In researching whether annuities could solve superannuation's need for better retirement income stream solutions, Rainmaker Information, supported by Plan for Life research, found ...

Major decline in group insurance coverage: ASFA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) has reported a sharp decline in group insurance coverage, pointing the finger at recent reforms. ASFA research indicates that the implementation of the Protecting Your Super (PYS) and Putting ...
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