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Investment Strategy

Bad communication drives super fund churn – survey

More super fund members are considering switching funds – without consulting a financial planner – as the market downturn eroded trust in fund managers, according to a new survey. Investors are mostly dissatisfied with not getting enough information about costs associated with their super and about the future direction from managers through their regular statements […]
Investment Strategy

Bad communication drives super fund churn – survey

More super fund members are considering switching funds – without consulting a financial planner – as the market downturn eroded trust in fund managers, according to a new survey. Investors are mostly dissatisfied with not getting enough information about costs associated with their super and about the future direction from managers through their regular statements […]
Industry View

They still call the default fund home

A comprehensive new survey on member investment choice switching shows that few with access to MIC were panicked by the global financial crisis. What does it take for super fund members to switch? Prior to the global financial crisis many theorised that soaring investment returns were a key reason for member complacency. Despite fears at […]
Industry View

They still call the default fund home

A comprehensive new survey on member investment choice switching shows that few with access to MIC were panicked by the global financial crisis. What does it take for super fund members to switch? Prior to the global financial crisis many theorised that soaring investment returns were a key reason for member complacency. Despite fears at […]
Investment Strategy

AGEST digests a massive surge in cash

Michael Seton There has been an unprecedented surge in the size of the cash option at public sector fund AGEST, from $70 million in 2007 to $800 million – or 26 per cent of the entire fund – at the end of June this year, however the scheme sees no need for an education campaign […]
Investment Strategy

Switching analysis finds members buying high and selling low

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Investment Strategy

Switching analysis finds members buying high and selling low

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