Investment Strategy

Typical superannuation fund lost 2.5% in 2011

The typical Australian superannuation fund, which invests as much as 80 per cent in stocks, property, infrastructure and private equity, lost 2.5 per cent in 2011, says Chant West, the superannuation fund analysts. Superannuation fund performance was negatively impacted by the performance of the S&P/ASX 300 Index which fell 11 per cent last year, says […]
Investment Strategy

Editor’s pick #7

The “occupy”movement has a woman problemhttp://t.co/9V1VOl2w White House can’t quite get itself to condemn violence by Egypt military, so urges only “restraint on all sides.” http://t.co/dCy1oFRl Human rights of women and girls at ‘extreme risk’ in nearly half the countries in the world http://t.co/93YKpnPI<
Investment Strategy

EISS slashes manager roster, finalises new consultant

The $2 billion-plus Energy Industries Superannuation Scheme of NSW has shortlisted two international asset consultants as potential replacements for Russell, and has revealed the extent of the investment transformation overseen by FuturePlus CEO Richard Powis and general manager of investments, Michael Block, who arrived in January.