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Hedge Funds

Graeme Miller: lets resolve growth/ defensive debate

I have followed with great interest the debate that has been taking place in your magazine over recent weeks about the classification of “growth” and “defensive” assets for superannuation funds.  This is an important topic, and the current discussion and debate is timely. The primary purpose of superannuation is to provide retirement income. By its […]
Policy and Regulation

Ken Marshman’s riposte to Grattan Institute report

An alternative set of proposals for reducing costs and boosting competition to those in the Grattan Institute Super Sting report, were presented by Ken Marshman, chair of REST Super at the AIST ASI conference in Alice Springs. In a stirring and strident presentation which avoided an outright confrontation with Jim Minifie, the author of Super […]
Investment Strategy

Unisuper says buyer beware of star fund

Unisuper has issued a ‘buyer beware’ warning on the prospects of its high performing Global Environmental Opportunities fund. The fund has attracted the attention of members after it returned 45 per cent after tax to the end of September for a small group of members who now invest $85 million within it. It is entirely […]