Members' interests bill sits on the precipice
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 SEP 2019
The Putting Members' Interests First superannuation reforms are almost through parliament.
Lifecycle strategies now mainstream: Research
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 SEP 2019
Lifecycle strategies hold 40% of MySuper's total $756 billion of assets and are becoming mainstream for superannuation funds, according to new Rainmaker research.
AllianceBernstein wins industry fund mandate
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 SEP 2019
An $11 billion industry fund will become the first super fund to invest in a low-carbon portfolio designed by AllianceBernstein.
Industry super satisfaction continues
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 16 SEP 2019
Industry superannuation funds continue to dominate satisfaction within the super sector with the retail sector continuing to be weighed down by Royal Commission fallout.
Super funds recognised in UNPRI awards
KRISTI CHENG  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 SEP 2019
A number of Australian superannuation funds have been recognised for their responsible investing efforts by the UNPRI.
Statewide still keen on mergers
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2019
All options are on the table at Statewide Super, including looking at potential retail fund partners, but three-way mergers are too much execution risk, according to chief financial and operating officer Grant Eastwood.
Time to reset member return expectations?
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2019
Research house Rice Warner has openly questioned whether superannuation funds should begin resetting the return expectations of members.
ANZ/OnePath worst performer again
KRISTI CHENG  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
ANZ/OnePath has again topped the list of worst-performing super funds, according to Stockspot's Fat Cat Funds Report for 2019.
Who foots the bill when super funds merge?
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
Who pays the costs of a merger, REST chair Ken Marshman asked panelists with experience in superannuation mergers at the Australian Superannuation Investment Conference yesterday.
Merger costs may impact short-term returns: ASI
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
Merging superannuation funds may see a one-off dip in their investment performance as they recoup transition costs, according to a panel at the 2019 Australian Superannuation Investment Conference.
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