JIM CHALMERS

Financial planning

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has opened a consultation into the design of the annual superannuation performance test, canvassing views on a range of reform options....

Funds management

The Treasury has opened a consultation on the final policy design of corporate climate-related financial disclosure requirements, outlining what companies and super funds...

Features

With a raft of Treasury consultations announced last year, Money Management examines their progress through Parliament and which could pass this year. ...

People & Products

Financial advisers are increasingly turning towards lifetime annuities to meet clients’ needs in retirement, according to Challenger, while the government places more foc...

Superannuation

Financial services firms have responded to the government's latest consultation on retirement income and product development....

Superannuation

The number of individuals with more than $3 million in super is expected to increase by 45 per cent to 80,000 by 2025, according to ASFA....

Funds management

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has confirmed legislation will be introduced this week to strengthen the Reserve Bank of Australia, which follows the central bank’s sweeping overh...

Funds management

Former RBA governor Ian Macfarlane has warned Michele Bullock’s job will be much harder than any of her predecessors if the RBA Review is implemented, deeming the propose...

People & Products

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has announced the appointment of a Macquarie Group veteran to the board of Australia’s sovereign wealth fund. ...

Funds management

Treasurer Jim Chalmers is in talks with Future Fund governor, Peter Costello, about whether he will remain at the sovereign wealth fund for another term, as it seeks to m...

Features

Markets have welcomed the announcement of Australia’s first-ever sovereign green bond, planned for mid-2024, though managers remind investors that not all green bonds are...

People & Products

Danielle Wood, chief executive of the Grattan Institute, has been appointed as chair of the Productivity Commission as its previously announced candidate, Chris Barrett, ...

Funds management

The former ASIC chair has penned an open letter to the Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer asking for their support following a Senate appearance that detailed work, health...

Superannuation

Unveiling the 2023 Intergenerational Report, Treasurer Chalmers has called the retirement phase of super the government’s next frontier and flagged further consultation t...

Policy & Regulation

The Treasury has announced the “biggest crackdown on tax adviser misconduct in Australian history” which could see maximum fines for advisers who promote tax exploitation...

 

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Squeaky'21

My view is that after 2026 there will be quite a bit less than 10,000 'advisers' (investment advisers) and less than 100...

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Jason Warlond

Dugald makes a great point that not everyone's definition of green is the same and gives a good example. Funds have bee...

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Jasmin Jakupovic

How did they get the AFSL in the first place? Given the green light by ASIC. This is terrible example of ASIC's incompet...

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AustralianSuper and Australian Retirement Trust have posted the financial results for the 2022–23 financial year for their combined 5.3 million members....

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A $34 billion fund has come out on top with a 13.3 per cent return in the last 12 months, beating out mega funds like Australian Retirement Trust and Aware Super. ...

8 months 4 weeks ago

The verdict in the class action case against AMP Financial Planning has been delivered in the Federal Court by Justice Moshinsky....

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