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Superannuation in fourth place worldwide

Australian superannuation funds achieved the fourth highest growth rate of funds under management worldwide between 2009-2014, according to Towers Watson. Only Chinese, South Korea and Norwegian pension funds achieved higher growth rates when measured in US dollars, while Australia overtakes Norway to move third when assets are measured in local currency. Chinese funds grew an […]
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Murky sovereign bond valuations made clearer through ESG

Australian investors are looking to environmental, social and governance (ESG) screenings of sovereign bonds as a better means of understanding an asset class distorted by quantitative easing. Investors such as HOSTPLUS and Vicsuper have already gone on record to state their desire to either cut back on the asset class or to seek alternative indices, […]