Head of FX Strategy, Ray Attrill and Director, Currency Overlay Solutions, Mike Symonds discuss the results of our 10th Biennial Superannuation FX Hedging survey with ASFA.
Super FX Survey 2021
NAB's 2021 biennial Super Fund FX Survey highlighted that on average, close to 47% of funds’ assets are allocated offshore.
New NAB research shows how asset managers are working towards a more sustainable future through their investing activities and how companies can best embrace the change.
Insights, Trends & Case Studies
Our 10th biennial survey – the only survey of its kind to examine hedging techniques of Australian Super Funds – captures their shifting priorities in this rapidly changing landscape.
A new NAB report offers insights into how asset managers are incorporating sustainability metrics into their investing activities and what companies can do to develop best-in-class strategies.
Responding to changing asset manager behaviours and expectations.
Our Head of FX Investor Sales APAC and Head of FX Research joins ASFA CEO to discuss the 2021 survey.
Listed companies and superannuation funds can lift returns and boost Australia’s economic growth if they work together, the recent 2019 Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia heard.
The recent NAB Super Evolution conference considered the implications of low interest rates on investments and asset allocations, and how that could affect superannuation returns.
Amid an expensive market and an uncertain global economy, fund managers are cautioning discipline, though there are opportunities for investors to look outside traditional markets and work on assets.
The super sector will undergo changes in the next five years that will bring fewer and larger funds, more intrusive regulators and a sharp focus on returns and fees, says Martin Fahy, chief executive officer of the Association of Superannuation Funds Australia.
In a rapidly consolidating sector, trustees must consider many factors as they eye potential tie-ups.
Our 9th biennial survey – the only survey of its kind to examine hedging techniques of Australian super funds – captures their shifting priorities in this rapidly changing landscape.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are fast becoming incorporated into mainstream practice across all sectors of business.
Technology has already revolutionised back offices at superannuation funds and wealth management businesses, and is soon to transform customer service as well.
Tapping into a giant retirement savings pool.
Australia’s superannuation funds are turning to venture capital for the outsized returns the sector can generate and to diversify their portfolios, the 2018 ASFA Conference heard.
Australia’s superannuation funds should seriously consider infrastructure investment opportunities that help build the nation, NAB Chief Customer Officer of Consumer Banking, and former Premier of New South Wales, Mike Baird, says.
Aussie superfunds face a world where investment themes are changing and there’s a continued search for yield. NAB’s latest Superannuation FX Hedging survey indicates they’re up to the challenge.
NAB’s most recent FX Hedging survey shows that superfunds are adapting their hedging strategies, thanks in large part to an increase in size.
Basel 3 represents significant regulatory change, with profound impact on the global financial system, including Australia. This publication and related articles look at the likely impacts of Basel 3 and potential opportunities for Superannuation funds.