Super Informed eNews

May 2019

Super Informed - May 2019

This month, read our interview on financial literacy with Associate Professor Dr. Catherine Attard, we look into the retirement journey and why no two paths are the same, plus more about the Government's Protecting Your Super package.

November 2018

November 2018

This edition, unpack October’s market turmoil with Chief Investment Officer John Pearce, read our brand new climate risk disclosure report, listen to the latest episode of our podcast, and more.

August 2018

August 2018

This month, read about our upcoming fee changes, our interview with Associate Professor Alan Duffy, on avoiding financial ‘FOMO’ in retirement, and more.

July 2018

Spotlight on investments

Despite gloomy headlines, the Australian share market staged an impressive rally over the 2017-18 financial year. Join us as we recap some of the best and worst performers.

June 2018

Five questions for the CIO

John Pearce discusses our place in the investment and economic cycle, and the implications. He also touches on ‘index investing’ and how UniSuper employs index strategies within an active framework.

May 2018

May 2018

In this edition of Super Informed, we recap the 2018 Federal Budget, outline what you need to know about fees, take a look at lost super and why you should care about it, plus more.

March 2018

March 2018

We take a look at our sustainable investment options and why their recent performance hasn’t kept pace with their mainstream equivalents.

February 2018

February 2018

We look at the topic of sustainability through responsible investing, good environmental and sustainable business practices and the Australian property market. We also outline look at how you can prepare emotionally for retirement and protect yourself against cybercrime.

January 2018

January 2018

Is it logical to think that the longer a bull market continues, the closer we must be to a correction?

In this update, we take a look at what could be in store for investments during 2018—and why.

December 2017

December 2017

Our property and infrastructure investments ranked highly in Australian and global benchmarks for energy efficiency and environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards.

November 2017

November 2017

In this edition, we look at how we manage climate risk across your investments, the ins and outs of going guarantor and three TED talks that might make you think differently about money, plus much more.

October 2017

October 2017

We take a look at our Global Environmental Opportunities investment option, our top performer for the 2016-17 financial year.

August 2017

August 2017

In this edition, UniSuper members reveal the secrets to what really makes us happy.

May 2017

May 2017

Welcome to the May edition of Super Informed eNews.

April 2017

April 2017

In March, global share markets consolidated the strong gains of the past few months.

March 2017

March 2017

Global share markets continued to rise in February, taking a lead from the US—where investors continue to respond positively to the pro-growth aspects of the Trump administration’s policy agenda.

February 2017

February 2017

The positive tone that has prevailed in global share markets since Donald Trump’s election as US President continued into January, though a sense of uncertainty is starting to creep in.

December 2016

December 2016

The surprise result of the US presidential election has dominated market movements in recent weeks.

November 2016

Super Informed eNews

Welcome to the November edition of Super Informed eNews.

October 2016

October 2016

Though the Australian share market ended flat for September, the month was by no means a steady journey.

September 2016

September 2016

The new financial year has got off to an interesting start with August losses eroding some of July's gains.

August 2016

August 2016

Despite some uncertainty after the British public voted to leave the European Union, July was a strong month for shares with solid gains around the world's major markets.

July 2016

July 2016

With the 2016 financial year just behind us, this month’s update focuses on the investment performance over the past 12 months. What worked and what didn’t?

June 2016

June 2016

May marked a third consecutive month of solid returns for Australian shares, delivering more than 3% for the month. The local market was boosted by the RBA's move back into rate-cut mode, driving Australian bond yields down to all-time lows.

May 2016

Super Informed eNews

Welcome to the May edition of Super Informed eNews.

April 2016

April 2016

After the carnage that characterised global share markets in the first two months of the year, March saw solid recovery as most major markets bounced back strongly. This confidence boost is in part because of news that China’s economy has stabilised in the short term, and senior officials from the US Federal Reserve assuring investors that interest rates will remain lower for longer.

March 2016

March 2016

January’s market woes continued in the early weeks of February as most markets reached fresh lows. While global markets stabilised and rebounded from around mid-month, this wasn’t enough to offset the earlier falls, leaving most markets down over the month.

February 2016

February 2016

The first seven weeks of 2016 have been nothing short of horrible for investors. At the time of writing the Australian share market is down over 10% for the calendar year but isn’t alone, with shares down more than 9% in the US, 17% in Japan and more than 20% in China.

January 2016

January 2016

After finishing broadly flat over 2015, global share markets have had quite a shock in the opening two weeks of 2016, with most major markets down around 6%.