Melbourne Mercer Index

Retirement

Australia moves to second place on global pension index

The ranking of Australia’s superannuation system has moved from third to second best system in the world largely due to the recent increase in superannuation guarantee payments to 9.5 per cent. The shift in the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index puts Australia ahead of Netherlands for the first time in five years, but falls short […]
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Two views of super system integrity: is it an A or a C+?

Two recent reports have delivered very different views of the Integrity of the Australian superannuation system. The 2013 Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index (the Index) gives the Australian retirement system an A in its integrity sub-index, while Morningstar’s 2013 Global Fund Investor Experience Report rates Australia as a C+.  So, who’s right? In both reports, […]