Super fund merger delayed
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
Two industry super funds have pushed back the date for their merger due to the COVID-19 global crisis.
COVID-19 shaves $290bn off super
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
COVID-19 and the accompanying market correction has temporarily wiped out nearly $290 billion from Australia's superannuation system since the ASX's February 20 peak, according to new analysis from Rainmaker Research.
Industry funds face reality of COVID-19 shutdown
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
The industry superannuation funds for those who work in clubs, hospitality and retail are facing a tough year and have moved to reassure impacted members.
Super funds revalue unlisted assets
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
Some of the nation's largest superannuation funds have revalued their unlisted assets to give members an up-to-date understanding of how COVID-19 is hitting their retirement savings.
COVID-19 to hasten merger talks
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
Latest analysis of Australia's superannuation industry shows COVID-19 may prove the catalyst for small superannuation funds to finally pull the trigger and merge.
Early release to bite retirement hard
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
Australians who take out $20,000 from their superannuation due to the COVID-19 economic slowdown will sacrifice nearly $79,000 from their retirement nest eggs, according to new Rainmaker modelling.
Calls for super release to borrow from RBA
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
A University of Melbourne finance professor and Super Consumer Australia director has proposed an alternative solution to soften the blow of COVID-19, one reliant on borrowing funds from the Reserve Bank of Australia rather than superannuation funds.
Early release better than SG freeze
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 23 MAR 2020
The government's $10,000 early release from superannuation allowance is higher than historic withdrawals, but a better option than freezing the superannuation guarantee.
Australia to lean on super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 23 MAR 2020
The superannuation sector has been called on to act as a key pillar in Australia's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the early release of super a central tenet of the government's new policy initiatives.
Perpetual exits MySuper
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020
A $16.5 billion industry superannuation fund is set to take over Perpetual's MySuper offering in a successor fund transfer.
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