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Opinion

The world after the GFC: lessons not learned

The funds management industry is very good at analysing itself and trying to predict the future, not just of markets but also of the shape and constituency of the industry. That is not to say that its analyses and predictions turn out to be correct all that often. Opinions tend to gather around the consensus […]
Opinion

The world after the GFC: lessons not learned

The funds management industry is very good at analysing itself and trying to predict the future, not just of markets but also of the shape and constituency of the industry. That is not to say that its analyses and predictions turn out to be correct all that often. Opinions tend to gather around the consensus […]
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 […]
Opinion

Role of super funds in building a nation – a big and complex issue

Like all good conferences, last month’s CMSF 2008 conference raised some weighty issues, dissected them well, prompted debate and provided no real answers. The theme, ‘Shaping the Nation for the Future’, is arguably the most important and ambitious of any superannuation conference in memory. What is now needed is open discussion which goes back to […]
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