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Aware Super invests in hotel site

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021
Aware Super, together with a European consortium, will build a hotel located in London's Victoria district.

Pension funds acquire forestry asset

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
Two European pension funds are set to purchase a 62% share in a timber producer in New Zealand.

ASFA urges net zero 2050 targets

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
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.

AustralianSuper calls for fresh retirement thinking

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 1 OCT 2021
The nation's largest superannuation fund has called for fresh thinking on what retirement means, as Australia grapples with an ageing workforce.

Failing Asgard super option to close

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
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 proposes further unlisted valuation rules

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021
APRA is proposing more stringent rules around how superannuation funds value unlisted assets and is taking industry feedback until 16 February 2022.

Retirement Income Covenant closer to materialising

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
The federal government unveiled the long-awaited Retirement Income Covenant exposure draft legislation and is taking industry feedback until October 15.

Tax incentive could boost affordable housing: ISA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
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.

Super funds don't vote together: ACSI

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021
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.

APRA to mandate independent certifications

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 SEP 2021
Prudential regulator APRA plans to go ahead with mandating independent certifications within group insurance as recommended by the financial services Royal Commission.