Poor handling of foreign exchange spreads and capital gains tax are among the ways funds are costing members, a conference has heard.
Elizabeth FryFebruary 28, 2019
Surprisingly little research has been done in the area of how a superannuation fund should hedge out its foreign currency exposure, says Robert Goodlad, former senior managing director of State Street Global Advisors. As superannuation funds continue to invest more internationally, it is vital that more research be conducted to find better solutions to manage […]
Robert GoodladNovember 3, 2014
A career spanning more than 40 years in the finance industry has taught Mark Johnson, senior adviser at Gresham Investment House, to appreciate the almighty influence of currency on Australia’s fortunes. “Currency dominates the Australian economy,” Johnson says. “It’s the number one background issue.” It’s an issue, too, that has persisted through the pre-float era […]
David ChaplinApril 5, 2012
Kate Ellis, minister for employment participation and childcare and the status of women, said she is happy the opposition now supports the increase in superannuation to 12 per cent. But more needs to done for women to ensure their superannuation is adequate for retirement.
I & T NewsNovember 14, 2011
Mark Genovese, chief executive of the $700 million Maritime, Mining & Power Credit Union, says he is pursuing a similar strategy to Australia’s four largest banks by establishing close relationships with superannuation funds AusCoal and Maritime Super as the funds seek “solid returns”.
I & T NewsSeptember 13, 2011