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How to game the new super shortlist

Jan 11, 2019 - Australian Financial Review

You've got to feel a bit sorry for the earnest souls at the Productivity Commission who've spent the past three years working out how to remedy the flaws in the country's $2.7 trillion superannuation industry. Scarcely has the ink dried on their final report than the smarties in the financial markets have already come up with ways to game their recommendations.

The obvious strategy involves leveraging off the commission's proposal to wrest control of the $600 billion default super system f...