The latest issue of Financial Standard now available as an e-newspaper
|Can consumers, even informed ones, tell the difference between standard risk measure (SRM) and long-term risk measure (LTRM) labels?|
|AustralianSuper chief investment officer Mark Delaney told the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI 2021 conference while Your Future, Your Super is imperfect, poor performing super funds need to be weeded out.|
|Super funds may be able to access an income stream from the federal government for investments in affordable housing under a new scheme, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI 2021 conference has heard.|
|At the AIST's annual investment conference, APRA general manager superannuation Katrina Ellis was asked if the regulator is keen on transparency, why it didn't publish the quantum by which MySuper products passed or failed the inaugural YFYS test.|
|The $140 billion super fund is readying to sell a significant agriculture portfolio, comprising cropping assets and water entitlements in Victoria.|
|A panel at the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI 2021 conference has discussed how the Your Future, Your Super test and ESG will change funds' approaches to currency.|
|Despite responsible investing becoming the new normal, a panel of experts have argued that short-term thinking is allowing companies to get away with actions that are out of line with action on climate change.|
|Mercer's David Knox says super funds won't be able to meet the Retirement Income Covenant's requirements via account-based pensions alone and will have to look at other solutions.|
|Queensland University of Technology senior lecturer, Elisabeth Sinnewe, says some members may be lulled into a bad choice, about superannuation when they read the performance test results.|
|APRA general manager superannuation Katrina Ellis says the regulator is open to finding better benchmarks, especially for unlisted assets, in both its heatmaps and Your Future, Your Super performance test.|
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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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