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Grexodus - implications for investors

Date 3/7/2015
Category News

Following the election in January 2015 of Alexis Tsipras and his Coalition of the Radical Left (known as Syriza), relations between the ‘Troika’ (composed of the European Commission, European Central Bank, and International Monetary Fund) and the new Greek government, have soured. Although Syriza is allegedly pro-EU and pro-Euro, it is anti-austerity; and it is becoming increasingly likely that Greece should become the first developed nation ever to default on an IMF loan this week.

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Super in the news

Date 21/4/2015
Category News

There’s been a lot of media debate in recent months about future superannuation and retirement incomes policy. There have been calls for all sorts of changes, but you should act on what you know, not what might be.

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Combined Super and American-owned Combined Insurance NOT connected in any way

Date 10/4/2015
Category News

Recent media reports have brought to light allegedly fraudulent insurance selling practices of American-owned company, Combined Insurance. We wish to advise that the insurance cover provided to members by Combined Super is in no way connected with Combined Insurance. Combined Super and the American-owned Combined Insurance are totally separate entities.

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2013/14 a year of positive returns

Date 8/8/2014
Category News

The 2013/14 financial year produced positive investment returns across all major asset classes. A combination of low short-term interest rates and massive bond-buying programs by the world’s central banks provided enormous support to asset prices across the world.

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