AUSTRALIA - Compulsory government annuities envisaged by the interim report of the Henry review could be harmful to the ageing population, the Investment and Financial Services Association (IFSA) warned.
Citing a report by Towers Watson, IFSA chief executive John Brodgen said the consultant's research demonstrated the option considered by the Henry review to manage the cost of an ageing population may...
AUSTRALIA - The A$36.1bn ($38.6bn)Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC) has reported overall of 3.63% Q1 and an annual return of 8.43%.
UK/AUSTRALIA - The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) is to meet with UK fund managers today to discuss how they can meet the growing demand for responsible investment strategies from superannuation funds.
Rachel Alembakis looks at how Australian schemes are reducing the impact of taxation on investment returns.
AUSTRALIA - Australia's biggest Super funds have returned an average of just 4.5% a year over the past decade as a result of the global credit crisis, figures reveal.
AUSTRALIA/CANADA - The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has bid A$3.5bn (US$3.1bn) for Macquarie-backed Australian toll road operator Intoll Group.