Intra-fund advice must improve: Rice Warner
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 SEP 2019
Superannuation funds have failed to solve the problems around access to financial advice, and both members and the funds themselves will suffer until they do, according to Rice Warner.
First carbon neutral super fund named
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 3 SEP 2019
The Federal Department of Environment and Energy has certified a $50 billion superannuation fund as Australia's first carbon neutral fund.
Aussie super funds drop in world rankings
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 3 SEP 2019
Australia's superannuation funds have dropped in the global ranking of the world's largest pension funds.
APRA slaps traffic light ratings on super funds
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 3 SEP 2019
The prudential regulator confirmed a "traffic light" system aimed at weeding out underperforming superannuation funds is currently in the works.
Members shift to industry super funds
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
Retail superannuation funds copped a battering of outflows as latest APRA figures paint a telling picture of a booming industry super fund sector nearly one year after the Hayne Royal Commission.
It's time for super to move on: Combet
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
The future of superannuation and its successes should form the basis of the public discussion about the system, not the fights of the past, according to Industry Super Australia chair Greg Combet.
Super funds hungry for offshore assets: NAB
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 AUG 2019
Nearly three in four superannuation funds will look to unlisted, offshore assets in search of superior returns over the next two years and they are willing to take on more currency exposure risk in the process.
Pension fund to buy British Steel
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
The pension fund for the Turkish army emerged as the preferred bidder for the British Steel, four months after it was forced into liquidation.
New Zealand maintains pension age
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is firmly keeping the eligible pension age at 65 years old as other countries make it tougher to qualify for the pension.
ATO to crack down on SG non-payment
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
The Australian Taxation Office will start using Single Touch Payroll (STP) system data to identify and warn employers on non-payment of super guarantee, according to ATO deputy commissioner James O'Halloran.
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