Tagged: Future Fund

Is the Future Fund falling behind the divestment curve?

By Blair Palese The Future Fund divested from tobacco on ethical grounds because, in Costello’s own words “there is no safe level of tobacco consumption”.  Costello owes the Future Fund’s beneficiaries an explanation of...

Future Fund 'lacks carbon risk consistency'

By John Conroy Senator Waters called on the fund - designed to support the retirement of Australia‘s public servants - to consider fossil fuel divestment.  “While the Future Fund has divested from tobacco on...

Costello defends Future Fund tax bill

But Mr Costello said the fund was "typically entitled to sovereign immunity when it invests overseas". "In the vast bulk of its investments offshore, the Future Fund‘s sovereign immunity is recognised, just as Australia recognises...

Open the Future Fund to all Australians

By John Wylie Two conditions would have to be satisfied for this to work.   One is that investors would have to be prepared to commit their capital for a minimum period of, say,...

Hard times loom for Future Fund

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Future Fund sticking with fossil fuels

Future Fund chief investment officer Raphael Arndt said it was well known that demand was likely to reduce for fossil fuels in the long term, but the main question was how quickly that risk...

Future Fund lifts 2014 return to 14.3pc

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Costello and Sherry slam Australian superannuation system

By Andrew Robertson And Michael Janda Former treasurer and current Future Fund chairman Peter Costello has accused the industry of self interest and acting like spoilt brats, while former Labor superannuation minister Nick Sherry...

Future Fund lifts 2014 return to 14.3pc

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