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Volatility drags down super returns

Market volatility and concerns out of China continued to challenge super funds in the first quarter of the new financial year, resulting in ...

by Taylee Lewis

  • Calls to 'scrap' super governance bill

    The Governance Institute and the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees have urged the government to drop the proposed changes to s...

    by Reporter
  • First State Super to expand VC platform

    First State Super is looking to build on its $110 million investment in Blackbird Ventures with the development of a three-pronged venture c...

    by Tim Stewart
  • Super switching intentions on the up

    The number of Australians willing to switch superannuation providers is continuing to increase, with more than one-third of members willing ...

    by Tim Stewart
  • Industry funds back Labor infrastructure plan

    The Federal Opposition has pledged to inject $10 billion into Australian infrastructure as part of a plan to put superannuation savings “t...

    by Taylee Lewis
  • Rice Warner debunks lump sum 'myth'

    Research conducted by actuarial firm Rice Warner has shown the belief that the majority of Australians take their superannuation as a lump s...

    by Scott Hodder
  • 'Member-centric' super tool launched

    Towers Watson has launched a tool to help superannuation trustees assess the appropriateness of new retirement products before they go to m...

    by Reporter
  • Industry funds edge out retail on satisfaction

    Industry funds remain ahead of retail funds when it comes to financial performance satisfaction, but their lead has narrowed significantly i...

    by Reporter
  • Super governance changes ‘not rational’

    The proposed changes to the composition of super fund boards are not evidence-based and contrary to international best practice, argues Care...

    by Tim Stewart
  • Vision Super trumpets advice success

    Meetings between Vision Super members and the fund’s financial advice team are up 70 per cent, according to the industry fund over the las...

    by Reporter

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