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Pension fund suffers $235bn loss
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
The world's largest pension fund posted a record quarterly loss and a negative return of more than 10% to March end, it has reported. Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund lost 17.71 trillion yen, or $237 billion, in the three months to ...
Land tax, not stamp duty: Report
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020
A draft report into reforming GST and reducing inefficient taxes has reignited calls for the scrapping of stamp duty when buying or selling a home, to be replaced by a broad-based land tax. The NSW Review of Federal Financial Relations draft report ...
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 ...
Colonial First State cops licence conditions
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
APRA has imposed licence conditions on Colonial First State Investments Limited to ensure super members' best interests are met, effective immediately. The regulator's decision follows an investigation into matters referred to it by the Royal ...
MSC Trustees wins mandate
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
MSC Trustees was appointed trustee for the $1 billion ASX-listed notes of Spark Infrastructure. The notes form part of Spark's stapled security capital structure, first listed in 2005. In taking on the mandate, MSC Trustees replaces Australian Executor ...
Gordon Brothers appoints Aussie executive
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
The global asset and investment advisory firm has named a head of Australian valuations, as it sees its local business grow. Brendan Smyth will lead the Australian valuations team, facilitating a high-touch and targeted service to local clients. Gordon ...
Equipsuper, corporate fund merge
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUL 2020
As it gears up for its own merger, Equipsuper has completed another successor fund transfer, transitioning the corporate super plan of a national wealth management group. Equipsuper is now home to the 950 members of the Pitcher Retirement Plan, with ...
Trust in advisers wanes
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
Just 37% of retail investors believe their financial adviser always acts in their best interests, leading CFA Societies Australia to call for a strengthening of the best interest duty. A global investor survey, conducted at the back end of last year ...
APRA heatmap sees members save on fees
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 30 JUN 2020
APRA analysis shows a significant proportion of MySuper members have been spared more than $100 million in fees in the last six months thanks to the introduction of its heatmap. Updating its MySuper heatmap to reflect changes in the fees charged, APRA ...
Rest names chief investment officer
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 29 JUN 2020
A former Morningstar investment lead has been appointed inaugural chief investment officer of the $54 billion industry superannuation fund. Rest has named Andrew Lill as chief investment officer, joining from Morningstar Investment Management where ...
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