If you keep significant facts hidden, then suddenly make them public it is going to generate big interest. This is what happened when APRA forced the disclosure of the remuneration paid to chief executives, chief investment officers and chairs of APRA-regulated superannuation funds. Consequently, Investment Magazine published its first-ever salary survey in February and created three of the most popular stories of 2015.
Our second most popular article was another survey, which contrasted the strengths and ambitions of the main players in investment consulting.
Elsewhere, the career progression of the industry’s most senior individuals was of interest…
… as was the highest accolade for top investors.
And lastly, the emergence of a big idea, and how other people rate it, is always a popular theme.