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Sargon Capital to be liquidated
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
Sargon Capital's creditors yesterday voted unanimously to wind up the company, starting a liquidation process that could last 12 months.
AustralianSuper increases premiums
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
Australia's largest superannuation fund is bumping up insurance premiums from May 30, less than a year on from the last increase.
Consumers looking for reassurance: MetLife
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
New research from MetLife shows Australian consumers are looking to financial institutions to alleviate anxiety during the current COVID-19 crisis, but more than half claim they haven't heard from their super fund.
Hostplus responds to PDS controversy
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
Hostplus has responded to a series of reports suggesting the fund does not have ample liquidity to handle the government's plan to allow people to access their super early and claims it updated its PDS in preparation for mass redemptions.
Super should shape up on unlisted valuations: WTW
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 APR 2020
Superannuation funds, including AustralianSuper, Hostplus and Rest, have been slashing the value of their unlisted assets - now Willis Towers Watson is interrogating why.
NFP super fund performance revealed
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
While the ASX fell close to 30% in March, Rainmaker analysis shows the investments returns for 15 of Australia's leading not-for-profit superannuation funds weren't nearly as bad.
Super fund temporarily cuts fees
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
A superannuation fund designed for women has halved the fees of new and existing members who find themselves jobless as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Super funds face penalties over early release failures
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 APR 2020
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has confirmed superannuation funds that fail to appropriately handle early release during the COVID-19 crisis will face penalties.
OneVue marks territory on Sargon sale proceeds
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 APR 2020
OneVue is asserting its right to receive payments from the ongoing sale of Sargon's trustee businesses after a recent creditors' meeting.
Super funds probed on liquidity, rental assistance measures
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 APR 2020
Standing Committee on Economics chair Tim Wilson has written to superannuation funds seeking numbers on liquidity, unlisted assets and stimulus measures by April 29.
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