|A commercial property lender believes banning limited recourse borrowing arrangements in their entirety would be too heavy handed, saying critics often cite residential property spruikers to cast shadows.|
|Self-managed super funds continue to have the lowest fees across all superannuation vehicles, charging an average total expense ratio of 0.82%, latest Rainmaker Research shows.|
|Financial advisers have been provided with a simple checklist to employ when considering recommending a self-managed superannuation fund to clients.|
|AMP Bank has pulled the plug on its SMSF lending business, joining CBA and Westpac.|
|SMSF investment in international managed funds, ETFs and direct shares continues to climb as exposure to cash and term deposits drops.|
|Federal Court proceedings supported by DomaCom have concluded, allowing an SMSF to invest in DomaCom's fund even if a related party is a tenant in the underlying property.|
|Self-managed super fund trustees are using multiple SMSFs to manipulate tax outcomes, Australian Taxation Office deputy commissioner superannuation James O'Halloran said in his speech to the National SMSF Conference in Melbourne.|
|The self-managed super fund sector outperformed MySuper returns for the third consecutive month, latest SuperGuard 360 data shows.|
|Self-managed superannuation funds are increasingly shifting away from cash to Australian equities, latest SuperConcepts figures show.|
|Self-managed superannuation funds increased allocations to international equities by 30% in the first half of 2018, as well as upped exposure to listed investment companies and trusts in a bid to reach new markets.|
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AustralianSuper will introduce a new fee for MySuper members from April 2020 to offset the impact of the Protecting Your Super changes.
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The alternatives assets data juggernaut is opening an office in Sydney, as it looks to expand its local client base and build its research coverage.
New Industry Super Australia research claims to show plans to make superannuation optional for low-income workers is nothing more than a tax grab.
A Brisbane boutique is winding up an Aussie equities fund, after an investor decided to redeem their money, representing roughly 60% of the fund's assets, just before Christmas.
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