AIST’s digital idea

The AIST is to launch a digital innovations department that will seek to create solutions which take advantage of the collective scale of industry funds. The digital innovations department, which will launch in the second half of 2015, comes as part of a pledge made by Tom Garcia, chief executive of AIST, to help not-for-profit […]
Investment Strategy

Platinum picks: following the Neilson nose

Star stock picker Kerr Neilson isn’t afraid to admit when he’s wrong. Three years ago, he refused to believe that women would never want to buy their clothes and shoes online, only to watch internet-based retailers for women become the most popular websites in the world, facilitating enormous sales volumes daily. “Three-to-five years ago, I […]

Cheques finally out

The super industry – one of the biggest generators of paper cheques in Australia – is about to get on board the e-commerce train. If all goes to plan, reforms are likely to require businesses to ditch their cheque books in favour of a new electronic superannuation payment system, named SuperStream. The reforms are part of […]