Mercer wins two super fund mandates
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2018
Mercer has renewed its administration mandate with a $9 billion industry superannuation fund; and it has become manager for the $250 million Anglican National Super plan.
Gender super gap closing but still wide
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
In the last decade, women have narrowed the superannuation gender gap by about 13 percentage points, but they still have only 72% of what men have in their nest eggs.
Lost super sits at $17.5bn
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
The total amount of lost and unclaimed superannuation stands at $17.5 billion, new data from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) shows.
Superannuation ripe for blockchain
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
Australia's $2.7 trillion superannuation system has a lot to gain from adopting distributed ledger technologies (DLT), but the industry will want more clarity around blockchain applications before it jumps in.
Aussies second-most optimistic about retirement: SSGA
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 12 OCT 2018
Australians are the second-most optimistic about retirement, according to new SSGA research that compared retirement satisfaction levels across eight countries.
Cbus invests in UK infrastructure
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 12 OCT 2018
The $47 billion industry fund has taken a direct stake in a UK ports company in which First State Super also holds a share.
Frontier Advisors wins industry fund contract
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2018
Frontier Advisors will continue to provide asset consulting services to a $9 billion superannuation fund for a further three years.
Industry fund renews custodian
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 11 OCT 2018
A $46 billion industry fund has reappointed its custodian for another three years, extending the 20-year partnership.
AustralianSuper says women face superannuation poverty
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 OCT 2018
New research from AustralianSuper unearths startling realities about women facing poverty in retirement.
Super funds cut exposures to banks
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 OCT 2018
Not-for-profit superannuation funds have an average of 3% less exposure to bank stocks in their equities portfolios than last year, according to recent Rainmaker research.
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