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17 Jul 2019 - Super funds have had a convincing finish to what was a bumpy 2019 financial year, with an improvement in sentiment and a rallying share market in June ...

Super’s trillion dollar decade, but members must be wary of risks

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17 Jun 2019 - A world-beating performance from Australian shares has been overshadowed by the re-emergence of geopolitical uncertainty and a wave of risk aversion in ...

Super funds look to move past forgettable financial year

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15 May 2019 - Super funds have failed to be rattled by the softening economic outlook, delivering solid returns in April and boosted by market momentum through early May. ...

Super funds enjoy late surge in final FY quarter

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17 Apr 2019 - Despite a recovery in the March quarter, superannuation funds are heading for a disappointing 2018-19 financial year, with global growth challenges and a ...

Superannuation facing grim financial year

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3 Apr 2019 - In light of the new KiwiSaver contribution rate changes, which came into effect on 1 April 2019, SuperRatings utilised their Net Benefit model to quantify ...

Changing Contribution Rates – Potential Impacts

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25 Mar 2019 - Super members searching for a ‘sustainable’ investment fund are exposed to the same challenges as those in more traditional funds with the sector delivering ...

The cost of ‘sustainable’ super may not match performance

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18 Mar 2019 - Super funds have emerged from the recent market downturn in top shape, recovering from a string of losses suffered in late 2018 as investors regained ...

Super funds fully recovered from sell-off

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20 Feb 2019 - Super members have escaped a fifth straight month of negative returns as market volatility turned in their favour over January, helping to claw back losses ...

Super funds report first gains in 5 months

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6 Feb 2019 - The Royal Commission report will likely be seen as a key fork in the road for the superannuation industry. It highlights a number of issues, many of which ...

The Royal Commission and the complex task of reforming super

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6 Feb 2019 - The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services industry is mandatory reading for all super funds and their ...

Superannuation in a post Royal Commission World

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22 Jan 2019 - Super members suffered sharp declines in December 2018, pushing many into negative territory for the year, with the likelihood of further losses over coming ...

Volatility the new normal as super returns take a hit

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18 Jan 2019 - Synopsis of SuperRatings’ views regarding the Productivity Commission’s final report Superannuation: Assessing Efficiency and Competitiveness: SuperRatings ...

SuperRatings’ views regarding the Productivity Commission’s final report

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