delegates

CMSF

Shorten shares delegates outrage at independents

The attempt to force industry funds to have independent trustees is a “frustrated-student political resolutions masquerading as long-term policy”, Minister Bill Shorten told delegates at CMSF. Veering from his speech in praise of Labor’s record of creating and maintaining superannuation to answer a question from a delegate, the minister for financial services and superannuation told […]
CMSF

Delegates swayed by equity manager

A leading equity manager persuaded delegates of the virtue of relatively high equity holdings in superannuation portfolios. At the start of this session, Justin Wood of Vinva Investment Management asked delegates to consider if members’ investments outside of super should be considered when setting a default investment strategy. The initial feedback from the audience was […]
Unintentional

Australian system provides solutions for retirement income crisis

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]
Unintentional

Australian system provides solutions for retirement income crisis

Investment banks have become major direct service providers to private client and retail investor portfolios, mostly through their structured products. Yet they are conspicuous by their absence from wholesale manager menus. MICHAEL BAILEY examines whether the banks’ transactional culture can become acceptable to conservative superannuation funds, and whether they might find their biggest role in […]
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