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Reports and statistics do not always give you the full picture of how your money will be handled

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Murray report sharply critical of operating costs of superannuation funds
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Alternatives watch and wait as deadline looms for authorisation to market products in EU

Macropru is credit rationing repackaged

Central bankers are worrying about the effects of easy money

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The onus is on investors to shop around

Savers do not have to use an expensive active manager

Fund rationalisation is happening – slowly

Europe is no longer a collection of domestic franchises

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Puerto Rico has pressing choices to make

New debt law backfired on government and means restructuring is coming sooner rather than later

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Smaller deficits cause covenant concerns

Companies may take more risk on to their own balance sheets

Are money changers now welcome?

Steve Johnson is surprised by two Vatican Bank appointments

Reform can have unintended consequences

Impact of client commission rules is likely to hit small companies

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US rules make gold the new green

The world is finding ways to get along without the currency after punitive actions by the US

Unconstrained bond funds reward idleness

How much should you pay your portfolio manager to do nothing, asks Stephen Foley


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