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Investors selecting funds charging additional performance fees need to ensure the fee structure of the fund aligns with its investment approach and objectives, according to SQM Research.

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A focus on “fairness” as opposed to “market failure” should underpin government intervention in financial markets, according to a UNSW professor of law.

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Complex measures such as standard deviations and portfolio volatility should not be reported on MySuper dashboards since consumers do not understand them, according to Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA).

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Customer-owned bank Bankmecu has called for greater ownership disclosure within the banking sector since many of the smaller banks are merely ‘sub-brands’ of the major banks.

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The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia (SPAA) has warned that increasing the pension age to 70 will put “more pressure” on the cost of social security, with trustees being “forced” to seek other types of benefit.

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The Financial Planning Association has announced that Commonwealth Bank general manager of advice Marianne Perkovic has been elected as a board member of the Future2 Foundation.

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The majority of financial services firms continue to use spreadsheets to fulfil their compliance and reporting requirements, according to a new survey – but the ATO has a dim view of the practice.

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Australia has a "very thin" government bond market and an "infant" corporate bond market, according to the Business Council of Australia (BCA).

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