Elizabeth Fry is the editor of Investment Magazine's digital platform. Fry has been a financial journalist for more than 25 years and has written for a number of publications, including CFO, The Financial Times and The Australian Financial Review.
Superannuation funds globally are moving towards full control and oversight of their externally-managed assets by tracking unit price changes in real time amidst increased regulatory scrutiny.
Elizabeth FryFebruary 14, 2020
Mercer has called for a universal age pension, scrapping the means tests and keeping the superannuation guarantee at 9.5 per cent in its Retirement Income Review submission. This would be a blow for many super funds especially those with flat or negative inflows.
Elizabeth FryFebruary 12, 2020
Base salaries for superannuation fund executives will likely increase because of new rules that will likely constrain short-term bonus payouts, according to Michael Moses, a principal in Mercer’s remuneration consulting practice.
Elizabeth FryFebruary 10, 2020
Assistant Minister for Superannuation Jane Hume has slammed the $2.9 trillion superannuation industry for its "complacency and inertia,” saying poorly-performing funds have “no place to hide” and that small funds should consider merging.
Elizabeth FryJanuary 29, 2020