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Montreal Exchange extends trading hours

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
The Montreal Exchange (MX) is making a play for superannuation fund assets by syncing its trading hours to accommodate Asia Pacific investors. The Canadian derivatives exchange has extended its trading hours to allow Asia Pacific investors to manage ...

BlackRock warns against reforms based on assumptions

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021
In its submission to the inquiry into common ownership, BlackRock point out the theory behind the inquiry is "based on fundamental misconceptions", adding that any possible reforms based on ideas still under debate would be premature. Citing a 2015 ...

AMP reduces super fees

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Members of AMP's super products will see savings across both administration and investment fees from October, with some set to make significant savings. As a result of consolidating its superannuation products from 11 to three, AMP's MySuper ...

More departures at EISS Super

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 20 SEP 2021
Just a week on from the exit of its chief executive, EISS Super has also now bid farewell to its chair and several directors. Fund chair Warren Mundy has departed the fund, alongside directors Mike Roche, Juliet Dunworth and Thomas Costa. Roche had ...

Super funds to front committee hearing

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
Aware Super, AustralianSuper and Hostplus are set to appear before the Standing Committee on Economics' inquiry into common ownership on Monday. Several super funds and IFM Investors will face the inquiry on Monday, with the government saying it ...

Former adviser banned after super theft

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
A former financial adviser that was sentenced to six years' prison in May has now been permanently banned by ASIC. Ross Andrew Hopkins was permanently banned after being convicted of 15 dishonesty offences and misappropriating close to $3 million in ...

Former super fund chief defends tenure

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021
The former chief executive of EISS Super has spoken out about his decision to depart the fund in the wake of media scrutiny and the fund's failure of the APRA performance test. Alex Hutchison resigned as chief executive of EISS Super on September ...

BT appoints chief executive

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
BT Financial Group has named a chief executive, overseeing platforms, superannuation and investments. Former Allianz Retire+ chief executive Matthew Rady has been appointed to the newly created role, ultimately responsible for about $170 billion in ...

Pension fund backs Aussie insurance distributor

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
A major Canadian pension fund has taken a 33.4% stake in the Greenstone, the Sydney-based distributor of several retail insurance brands. Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board has reached an agreement to acquire the stake from fellow Canadian pension ...

Legislation introduced to create Queensland mega fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021
The Superannuation (State Public Sector) (Scheme Amendment) Bill 2021 was tabled in Queensland's parliament last week which, if passed, would pave the way for Sunsuper and QSuper's merger. On September 1, Queensland treasurer and minister for investment ...
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