Superannuation funds flag $113bn merger
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
Two superannuation funds are exploring a potential merger that would create a $113 billion fund with 1.1 million members.
Superannuation Consumer Advocate proposal needs work
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2019
The Federal Government's plan to launch a superannuation consumer advocate body requires more funding and a long-term commitment from the industry and political parties, according to consumer groups.
AustralianSuper hikes insurance fees
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
AustralianSuper is increasing the cost of insurance, blaming Federal Government's recent Protecting Your Super legislation for the changes.
Treasurer courts retirees with new superannuation measures
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg unveiled new superannuation measures on the eve of releasing the 2019-20 Budget in a bid to win over retirees.
Don't expect super favouritism: Bowen
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
If Labor wins the upcoming Federal Election, don't expect the new Treasurer to go easy on underperforming funds - industry or otherwise.
Christian Super launches reconciliation action plan
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
Christian Super has announced its first reconciliation action plan (RAP), demonstrating a commitment to better recognising and understanding issues faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Industry Super Holdings slammed for weapons investment
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
Industry Super Holdings is under pressure to divest its stake in a company that supplies weapons technology to Saudi Arabia from the global community.
Barefoot Investor boosts Rest indexed options demand
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2019
Rest is seeing an uptake to its recently launched low-cost indexed options thanks to the Barefoot Investor.
Macquarie axes SMSF residential property loans
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
Macquarie Bank revealed in a note to brokers it has made significant changes to its product offerings.
Hostplus partners to launch PE emerging managers program
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2019
The industry superannuation fund is partnering with a global private investments firm to establish a private equity emerging managers program in the US.
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