CIO profiles

What CIOs want from fund managers

The fourth annual Investment Magazine CIO Sentiment Survey created by Casey Quirk and run in conjunction with has gained the feedback of 29 chief investment officers and heads of investment locally. This industry-leading insight into the working practices of the largest funds in Australia is part of a global survey of institutional investors. Superannuation […]
Investment Strategy

Compulsory code of conduct to apply to not-for-profit super funds

A compulsory best practice code of conduct for not-for-profit funds will be developed by April 30, 2016, following a review of governance by the former RBA Governor and Treasury Secretary. The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) and Industry Super Australia (ISA) agreed to undertake a comprehensive review of not-for-profit fund governance as part of […]
Investment Strategy

Government biggest disruptor to superannuation, not technology: Jana

The biggest disruption to superannuation and its associated industries comes not from innovative technology companies, but from the government, according to JANA. Speaking at the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA) annual conference, John Coombe, executive director of JANA, said it doesn’t matter how it is looked at, the superannuation industry only exists because it was […]
Hedge Funds

Members’ market fears calmed

Funds experienced a higher than usual number of members switching out of growth assets in the market turmoil of the past few weeks, but nowhere near as high as the switching levels of 2008. Better communications have been attributed for the lower levels of switching as US markets experienced one of their largest ever one […]