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Opinion

Nicholas Applegate withdrawal raises bigger questions

John Hamer, the Australian head of Nicholas Applegate, the San Diego-based equities and bond manager, got the phone call about 30 minutes before he was to have an important meeting with his largest client, AMP. Both his sales office in Sydney and the client service office in Melbourne were to be closed with just a […]
Opinion

Nicholas Applegate withdrawal raises bigger questions

John Hamer, the Australian head of Nicholas Applegate, the San Diego-based equities and bond manager, got the phone call about 30 minutes before he was to have an important meeting with his largest client, AMP. Both his sales office in Sydney and the client service office in Melbourne were to be closed with just a […]
Roundtables

The Superannuation Guarantee: should it be used as a tool of economic policy?

On March 5, Investment & Technologyand investment administration softwareprovider, SimCorp, held a roundtablediscussion on last November’s “economists’open letter” to the Rudd Government.Signed by eight of Australia’s leading economicminds, the letter advocated a shorttermreduction in the superannuationguarantee to 6 per cent, and a relaxing ofsuper access rules, as an economic stimulusduring this financial crisis. The letter […]
Roundtables

The Superannuation Guarantee: should it be used as a tool of economic policy?

On March 5, Investment & Technologyand investment administration softwareprovider, SimCorp, held a roundtablediscussion on last November’s “economists’open letter” to the Rudd Government.Signed by eight of Australia’s leading economicminds, the letter advocated a shorttermreduction in the superannuationguarantee to 6 per cent, and a relaxing ofsuper access rules, as an economic stimulusduring this financial crisis. The letter […]
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