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Fahy leaves ASFA after a good innings

Martin Fahy has stepped down as CEO of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) after seven years at the helm where he played a “pivotal role” in addressing the policy and regulatory changes of the period.

Lachlan Maddock | 26th May 2023 | More
‘Harm is part of investing’: Portfolios are robust, not resilient

Investors say they want to build resilient portfolios but all they’re doing is making them robust. And that’s not enough to come back better from a downturn.

Lachlan Maddock | 1st Mar 2023 | More
‘Focus on the big game’ to stay competitive

Traditional portfolio construction might be dead. But that doesn’t mean there’s no way to beat inflation, even as investors anticipate it will continue to rise and fall over the next decade.

Lachlan Maddock | 24th Feb 2023 | More
  • ‘Bring it on’: Trustees on nation-building

    Super fund trustees are throwing their full weight behind nation building projects where they feel their funds can get a competitive return, while the Coalition’s competing super for housing policy has been labelled “elitist”.

    Lachlan Maddock | 24th Feb 2023 | More
    Coalition finds its footing in the super wars

    The Coalition wants to take the upper hand in the often emotional superannuation wars. Nation building and the new objective of super give it the perfect opportunity.

    Lachlan Maddock | 24th Feb 2023 | More
    ‘Your entire philosophy is self-survival’: Three ways forward for investors

    ASFA’s 2023 conference began with a pessimistic but realistic view of what investors can expect. They either need to build more resilient portfolios, trade more or “nail their colours to the mast and sail”.

    Lachlan Maddock | 22nd Feb 2023 | More
  • Editor’s note: No end in sight for super wars

    Treasurer Jim Chalmers appears to have set himself another impossible task: ending the super wars. But legislating an objective for superannuation and urging funds to take part in nation building projects will only inflame them.

    Lachlan Maddock | 22nd Feb 2023 | More
    Big funds shake home country bias, champion barbell strategies

    Superannuation funds are rapidly offshoring their assets as FUM grows faster than GDP, according to new data from NAB and ASFA. Coming early to the barbell strategy party has also paid off.

    Lachlan Maddock | 15th Feb 2023 | More
  • Big super’s blueprint for the future

    It’s big super’s “once in a lifetime opportunity” to build the future. But as funds look to invest in nation-building in Australia and the Pacific, they’ll want the government to share some of the risk.

    Lachlan Maddock | 14th Sep 2022 | More
    Adjust the benchmarks for faith-based funds: ASFA

    ASFA wants the YFYS performance test benchmarks tweaked to account for the exclusions and negative screens that faith- and values-based funds use.

    Staff Writer | 23rd Aug 2022 | More
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