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Aussie equities a mainstay as big super gets bigger

By 2041, Australia’s super funds will swell to enormous size. How they invest our retirement savings will become an even trickier prospect. Over the next 20 years, the superannuation system will grow to a colossal size – an estimated $9.2 trillion, or 206 per cent of its current size, according to a report from Deloitte’s…

Staff Writer | 6th Jan 2022 | More
After Sydney Airport, listed infra takes flight

The backyard keeps shrinking. And as another big asset disappears from the public market, Australian listed infrastructure investors will have few options but to look abroad for their exposure. The sale of Sydney Airport has generated plenty of headlines about the might of big super funds; no shortage of acrimony about another of Australia’s sparse…

Lachlan Maddock | 12th Nov 2021 | More
Mega funds chase mega deals as infra appetite soars

The tilt at Sydney airport and the privatisation of WestConnex has showcased the appetite for Australian infrastructure from super funds and offshore investors. The only problem is in meeting it. “The appetite to invest in Australia, as you’re seeing through these mega-privatisations, is huge,”says Nicole Walker, chief commercial officer at specialist alternative asset manager HRL…

Lachlan Maddock | 1st Oct 2021 | More
  • ASX falls 0.9% amid Sydney COVID blues

    Tech sell off drags ASX, banks, gamblers hit, Solomon ramps up push for Myer board spill The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) followed a weak global lead to fall close to 1% on Friday, despite a late afternoon recovery. Every sector was lower across the board barring energy, which continues to benefit from the impasse between members of…

    Investor Strategy News | 11th Jul 2021 | More
    ASX flat, Sydney Airport up 34% to 17-month high

    US Independence Day, mixed fortunes on the ASX, Sydney Airport takeover bid It was a rough start to the week for the ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) which opened as much as 1% higher before finishing broadly flat. Most sectors closed lower, IT and retailers were down around 1% with no overseas lead due to the US Independence Day holiday….

    The Inside Network | 5th Jul 2021 | More
    ASX market update; Victorian lockdowns extended

    Victorian lockdowns extended, markets remain calm, Labor Day holiday in the US, ASX to open higher The market responded positively to news that the majority of Victorians will remain under stringent lockdown measures well into November; the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finishing 0.3% higher. Transurban Group (ASX:TCL) was among the hardest hit from the announcement, with…

    Drew Meredith | 7th Sep 2020 | More