Managers warned returns could be "muted" as elevated share prices suggest it will be harder for super funds to meet lofty return targets.
AustralianSuper is looking for private equity opportunities and lifting credit holdings as it sees limited returns from government bonds.
AustralianSuper, Australia's largest superannuation fund, has a cash flow problem — too much of it coming in.
Responsible investing pays real dividends for retirement plans, according to a survey of nearly 60 superannuation funds in Australia.
Australia's superannuation funds are stepping up direct lending to companies, in a global hunt for higher-yielding assets.
For pension funds and other retirement plans, negative interest rates present a murky future, leaving asset owners to explore their options.
Australia's for-profit retirement-savings plans will emerge stronger and more competitive after restructuring. But it will take time.
Australia is committed to tackling structural flaws in its retirement industry that have eroded savings and cost consumers billions.
Australia's superannuation funds are making ESG a part of their mantra, calling for action on climate change and corporate governance.