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Mercer issues stark warning on climate change

Climate change is set to wreak havoc on institutional portfolios, with the coal sub-sector alone likely to fall between 18 and 74 per cent b...

by Tim Stewart

  • Govt could take super changes to election

    While the government has committed to no superannuation policy changes in its current term, "good ideas" in the current tax white paper coul...

    by Reporter
  • Independence mustn't overshadow skill: Mercer

    While director independence is an admirable goal, there is far more to good decision-making than that, argues Mercer in a new report. ...

    by Reporter
  • Legalsuper appoints new CIO

    Australia’s largest super fund for the legal community, legalsuper, has appointed a new chief investment officer. ...

    by Taylee Lewis
  • Portfolio holdings disclosure a 'moral hazard'

    Giving super members unfettered access to their individual portfolio holdings could do more harm than good, warns BNP Paribas Securities Se...

    by Tim Stewart
  • FSI panellist questions ‘sole purpose’ test

    Super funds will soon surpass their 'sole purpose' of funding retirement in order to provide healthcare, aged care and lending services to...

    by Tim Stewart
  • Super satisfaction increasing: Roy Morgan

    Australians' satisfaction with their superannuation is on the way up, according to a new survey – and the proportion of people switching s...

    by Tim Stewart
  • Open up default super, says Bendigo

    Bendigo Wealth has called for an end to the "restrictive trade practices" that prevent its MySuper product from being considered for inclusi...

    by Reporter
  • Super assets hit $2 trillion

    The total pool of superannuation assets in Australia reached $2 trillion on 31 March 2015, up 14.3 per cent on the previous year, according ...

    by Tim Stewart
  • APRA publishes superannuation stats

    APRA has released new industry-wide data about super performance to coincide with the release of a letter to trustees about the confidenti...

    by Tim Stewart

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