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SG rise to 12 per cent comes at a cost

On the surface, the move to raise the super guarantee to 12 per cent is welcome, but a potential tax rise could mitigate any oppor...

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  • International

    UK pension funds face dismal year; Nana Mouskouri offers to help Greece; Mexico boosts pension investment options; Aviva reviews pension sch...

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  • Signs not promising in the US

    Disillusionment with Washington and Wall Street and the emergence of a Tea Party have dampened investor optimism at a recent CIE event in Ne...

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  • Taking the collaborative approach

    Insurance companies can plough time, effort and funds into technology but ultimately it becomes a partnership approach. Flexibility in techn...

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  • Rethinking portfolio construction

    Mercer explains how the firm applied the lessons learned from the GFC to its investment portfolios....

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  • Is now a good time to go passive?

    The logic behind passive investing in equity markets does not apply to the fixed interest market, PIMCO's John Wilson explains....

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  • What CIOs think

    CIOs of Australia's largest superannuation funds were recently polled about their views on the market. CIE's Frank Gullone evaluates the fee...

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  • Abbott slams Rudd on contributions cap

    The opposition leader has accused the Rudd government of creating uncertainty in the industry following its decision to wind back the contri...

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  • Part 1: Last minute moves

    Even though the current financial year will soon be over, it is still not too late to implement some valuable tax strategies. Institute of C...

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  • Part 2: Remaining focused on the long term

    While tax strategies often are only top of mind when the end of the financial year is approaching, Centric Wealth technical research manager...

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