Government to relax super work test
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 OCT 2018
The Federal Government is aiming to boost the superannuation balances of retirees by relaxing the super contributions work test for one year.
Legal woes continue for super fund
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 OCT 2018
Industry superannuation fund Rest is facing renewed scrutiny over its responsible investment practices after one of its members filed an updated Federal Court claim alleging the fund has failed to act in his best interests.
NZ Super Fund delivers 12.4pct, braces for future
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 2 OCT 2018
The NZ Super Fund delivered 12.43% in FY18, beating its passive reference portfolio benchmark by 2.02% and is now bracing for a changing economic landscape.
Industry fund members more satisfied
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 OCT 2018
Despite the flak the superannuation industry has received from the Royal Commission, industry fund members are more satisfied with their fund than retail members.
Pension fund awards custody mandate
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 27 SEP 2018
One of the largest pension funds in the world awarded a custody mandate to global giant BNY Mellon.
Part-time work widens super gender gap
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 SEP 2018
Women approaching retirement will have 37% less in their superannuation balance than men, latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show.
AI Group pushes back against super gender gap reforms
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 24 SEP 2018
The Australian Industry Group (AI Group) believes Labor's proposal to remove the $450 superannuation guarantee threshold will add more to employer costs than the retirement incomes of women.
Labor super reforms can reach further heights: Industry
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
Superannuation industry lobby groups are welcoming Labor's election promise to address the super gender gap at retirement. They also believe more can be done.
Labor commits $400m to gender super gap
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 SEP 2018
If elected, the Labor Party will work to narrow the retirement savings gap by topping up the superannuation accounts of women on parental leave among several other measures.
AustralianSuper awards international property mandate
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 18 SEP 2018
AustralianSuper has committed to its first commercial real estate debt investment in the UK, marking the cornerstone transaction for a new mandate with a global real estate manager.
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