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Investment Strategy

Super contributions down in Q2

Financial Services Council chief economist, James Bond, said the unexpected drop in superannuation contributions in the June quarter could be attributed to a loss of investor confidence in the super system as well as “leakage” of employer contributions to the self-managed superannuation sector. According to the latest quarterly data from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, […]
Investment Strategy

Sunsuper: “time to renew”

The next chief executive of Sunsuper will have to handle the fund’s expected rapid growth, according to chair, Graham Heilbronn, who says projections show the fund growing from $24 billion to $40 billion in the next five years. The fund will be searching internally as well as externally for a new chief executive, with Heilbronn […]
Hedge Funds

Some questions for Russell Mason

Mason, a partner in superannuation at Deloitte, began his career as a solicitor, but his consultancy work in superannuation has spanned decades, with experience at Prudential and 24 years at Mercer. He spoke to AMAL AWAD about super and why he loves consulting. How did you land in superannuation consulting? Pure chance. I trained to be a solicitor […]