The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
|Aware Super, together with a European consortium, will build a hotel located in London's Victoria district.|
|Two European pension funds are set to purchase a 62% share in a timber producer in New Zealand.|
|The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia is calling on super funds to seriously consider climate change risks and commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions in a new discussion paper.|
|The nation's largest superannuation fund has called for fresh thinking on what retirement means, as Australia grapples with an ageing workforce.|
|After failing the inaugural Your Future, Your Super performance test, Asgard Employee Super will shutter next month, with many members being transferred to BT's Retirement Wrap.|
|APRA is proposing more stringent rules around how superannuation funds value unlisted assets and is taking industry feedback until 16 February 2022.|
|The federal government unveiled the long-awaited Retirement Income Covenant exposure draft legislation and is taking industry feedback until October 15.|
|In its submission to the federal government's inquiry into housing affordability, Industry Super Australia has suggested superannuation funds could play a key role in creating more affordable housing.|
|The House of Representatives committee looking into common ownership of ASX companies has continued this week, with the super industry hitting back at suggestions that funds act in unison.|
|Prudential regulator APRA plans to go ahead with mandating independent certifications within group insurance as recommended by the financial services Royal Commission.|
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The September financial adviser exam pass rate was stable at 60% but continues to fall below the overall pass rate of 88.5%.
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The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue has released a report aimed at overhauling Australia's corporate bond market.
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Future Fund's latest portfolio update shows the sovereign wealth fund is just shy of hitting $200 billion.
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Share trading platform Superhero will take the $40 million it has raised this year to expand into New Zealand by mid-2022.
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