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Superannuation
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020   12:07PM
Hostplus has ramped up its private equity investments with a commitment of over $1 billion across projects that tackle climate change including a meat alternative.
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Industry fund updates investment fees
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020
An industry super fund has bumped up its fees on some investment options due to the effects of COVID-19 market volatility.
AustralianSuper backs cobalt miner
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020
The industry fund was a cornerstone investor in an ASX-listed mining stock's $45 million equity raise.
Aware Super shakes up SRI option
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020
Aware Super has tightened the screens on its socially responsible investment (SRI) option as the $97 billion fund beefs up its ESG credentials, reshuffling investment mandates in the process.
Super needs improvement: Report card
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020
Australia's pension system has fallen short of its world-class status, according to a global study, which rated the $3 trillion superannuation industry a 'B'.
Sunsuper cops rating downgrades
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 OCT 2020
All four of Sunsuper's superannuation investment options have had their ratings downgraded by Morningstar following its revised ratings framework.
Retail super fund scores best customer service nod
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
A retail superannuation fund has taken the top spot in a comprehensive member satisfaction and experience survey, bumping off AustralianSuper from the top.
Industry fund hikes income protection premiums
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
Ahead of its proposed merger with Cbus, Media Super has announced an increase in insurance premiums for default and non-default income protection.
ISA calls for super tax reform
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Industry Super Australia (ISA) has called for the stage two tax cuts to be matched by a change to the Low-Income Superannuation Tax Offset (LISTO) to help boost the retirement savings of women.
Stapling equals accountability: Hume
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
Senator Jane Hume said the newly-proposed stapling initiatives will force superannuation funds to take better accountability and create a new level of engagement with members.
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