telstra

Investment Strategy

Big global equities surge at Future Fund

The Future Fund’s exposure to global equities surged by nearly 50 per cent in the September quarter, with the $60 billion-plus fund also seizing opportunities in debt securities and property as the proceeds from the Telstra sell-down and a reduction in cash holdings were spent.
Investment Strategy

First State and NGS among finalists for Fund of the Year

Four new funds have been named as finalists for this year’s SuperRatings’ Fund of the Year award, with First State Super and NGS Super making the cut for the first time in the award’s history. REST and Telstra Super have joined Australian Super, Catholic Super, HESTA, HOSTPLUS, QSuper and Sunsuper in the list of 10 […]
Investment Strategy

First State and NGS among finalists for Fund of the Year

Four new funds have been named as finalists for this year’s SuperRatings’ Fund of the Year award, with First State Super and NGS Super making the cut for the first time in the award’s history. REST and Telstra Super have joined Australian Super, Catholic Super, HESTA, HOSTPLUS, QSuper and Sunsuper in the list of 10 […]
Unintentional

The great currency debate

Many super funds had to write out big cheques last year. They needed to cover their currency hedging positions over international assets as the Aussie dollar tumbled from near parity with the US to around 60c at its low point. As a result, and notwithstanding a subsequent recovery in the $A, future defensive strategies are […]
Unintentional

The great currency debate

Many super funds had to write out big cheques last year. They needed to cover their currency hedging positions over international assets as the Aussie dollar tumbled from near parity with the US to around 60c at its low point. As a result, and notwithstanding a subsequent recovery in the $A, future defensive strategies are […]
Hedge Funds

Merlicek's IOOF move ups his FUM 50%

Steve Merlicek Steve Merlicek will control up to $15 billion in multi-manager portfolios when he arrives at IOOF Holdings, after resigning from his long-held position as chief investment officer with the $10 billion Telstra Super.
CIO profiles

Telstra Super loses CIO

The chief investment officer of the $10 billion Telstra Super is understood to have resigned from the fund on Friday to take a senior position at a large Melbourne-based retail funds manager.
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