Greenwashing is apparent when an organisation spends more time marketing themselves as environmentally sound, rather than actually minimising their environmental footprint, Regnan's Tim Crockford outlines.
REST Super is among the funds likely to fall short of the government's new performance benchmark even though its MySuper product also stands to be one of the major beneficiaries of the proposed ‘stapling’ changes.
"There needs to be some really clear thinking about repair of personal balance sheets post-Covid", says Michael Drew, who points to the importance of relational governance in light of the government's early access scheme and selloffs in financial markets.
While the March sell-off destabilised portfolios, savvy funds used what Cbus Super's Scott Pappas called 'the mother of all stress tests' to gauge how well their portfolio managers shifted strategy and handled the duress.
This year’s single-best trade was Chinese mid-cap semiconductor and tech stocks, according to UBS O’Connor's Kevin Russell. This illustrates how China’s domestic consumption economy allows it to combat any trade wars with the US.
Impact of central bank policy is plain to see in credit markets where the biggest concern is linked to future possibilities for economic-driven growth - GSO-Blackstone's Dwight Scott runs the numbers during a presentation at Investment Magazine's Absolute Returns Conference.