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ASIC new subplan disclosure requirements

23 January 2017

FTSE Global Markets: Australian market regulator ASIC has written to trustees of superannuation funds with employer subplans reminding them of the requirement to publicly disclose transparency information for those subplans from July 1st this year. More>

Aussie superannuation rules make inheritance, capital gains issues complex

23 January 2017

The New Daily: The raft of changes to the new superannuation system to commence from July 1 have just made the thorny issue of inheritance even more difficult for high value balances of $1.6 million or more. And they bring out some tricky issues relating to capital gains tax as well. More>

Brussels races to amend rules that hurt pensions industry

23 January 2017

Financial Times: Brussels is seeking to defuse a regulatory time-bomb facing Europe’s pensions as the retirement industry warns that EU derivatives rules scheduled for 2018 could cost savers billions. More>

Thousands of protesters rally in Taipei against pension reforms

23 January 2017

Focus Taiwan: Tens of thousands of protesters staged a sit-in protest on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei on Sunday amid a pension reform conference that was held at the Presidential Office.  More>

Rekenthaler Report The New Breed of Active Management

23 January 2017

Morningstar looks at the five active fund managers who attracted the most net new assets in 2016. "Passive funds dominate, but a few active managers have braved the sales headwind."  More>

RBNZ examins forecasting model

20 January 2017

The Reserve Bank has released a Bulletin article examining the core macro-economic model it uses to support the monetary policy decision making process. More>

Tourists should get insurance not ACC

20 January 2017

Newstalk ZB: Pay up, says Bernadine Oliver-Kerby to tourists taking advantage of our ACC system. More>

Jack Regan reflects on time at top

20 January 2017

Goodreturns: AMP’s former managing director in New Zealand says he is leaving the financial services sector in a much healthier position than that in which he found it. More>

Hedging global bond currency risk

20 January 2017

Consider Hedging Your Global Bond Currency Risk, says Phillip Yoo of Morningstar. More>

Intended retirement age increasing in Australia

20 January 2017

Roy Morgan Research: Age of intending retirees increasing due to changes in pension eligibility, superannuation rules and economic uncertainty. More>