Super fund returns

Superannuation fund investment returns.

Growth super funds in the red so far this financial year, conservative funds still positive

The median growth super fund investment option is in the red for the financial year to date, according to Chant West, while the conservative option is estimated to still be in the black. Super funds have had a “mixed start” to investment returns in 2019/20, said research firm Chant West,… Read More »Growth super funds in the red so far this financial year, conservative funds still positive

Super funds break record with tenth year of positive returns

Superannuation funds have made it to a record-breaking tenth consecutive year of positive investment returns. According to Chant West, the ‘median growth fund’, with 61%-80% in growth assets and representing the fund most Australians have, was up 7% for the 2018/19 financial year. Chant West senior investment manager Mano Mohankumar… Read More »Super funds break record with tenth year of positive returns

Super funds heading for disappointing, but positive, 2018/19 returns

Super funds are likely heading for a disappointing, though positive, investment return for the 2018/19 financial year. SuperRatings said super funds were facing a “grim” financial year, given challenges to global growth following “sharp” losses in the December quarter. SuperRatings has the ‘median balanced option’ at 3.2%, which “so far… Read More »Super funds heading for disappointing, but positive, 2018/19 returns