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Funds have five days to hand over cash: APRA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020
Once the Australian Tax Office approves a superannuation fund member to access up to $10,000 of their super early the fund will only have five days to hand over the money.
Liquid and ready: Cbus
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
Cbus chief executive David Atkin says his $56 billion industry super fund is in a strong liquidity position to deal with the early super release scheme.
Tail-risk hedging pays off for super fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
A $10 billion industry superannuation fund has managed to lock in gains from a tail-risk hedging strategy during recent market volatility amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pension pots around the world during COVID-19
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
Governments around the world are springing into action to leverage and safeguard pension pots during the COVID-19 economic and market turmoil.
QSuper board takes AFCA decision to court
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
QSuper has appealed against an AFCA decision favouring a member complaint seeking a refund on insurance premiums in the Federal Court.
ERS can be drawn from multiple funds: ATO
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
The Australian Taxation Office has clarified the rules for the Early Release Super scheme, allowing members to withdraw super from multiple funds.
Superannuation fund cuts pay in C-suite
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
Executives and directors of a $12 billion Queensland superannuation fund have committed to a 10% decrease in their remuneration until at least June 30 as the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on.
ISA warns Aussies off locking in losses
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 14 APR 2020
The peak body for industry superannuation funds has launched an advertising campaign to warn Australians against crystallising their losses amid the market turmoil caused by COVID-19.
Never say never to RBA help: First State Super
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
One of the nation's largest superannuation funds believes now is not the time for the RBA to step in with liquidity support, but said it's a solution which shouldn't be ruled out.
Will COVID-19 kill the balanced option?
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
As consumers saw their superannuation balances nosedive when the COVID-19 pandemic began wreaking havoc on the market many were surprised to learn their retirement savings weren't quite as safe as they thought, reigniting the debate around 'balanced' ...
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