Australian super funds look to cross-currency basis swaps

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As Australia increases its ownership of offshore assets across global equities, real estate, infrastructure and other alternative asset classes, foreign exchange has become a major contributor to the investment returns of Australian pension funds. But according to the 2011 Superannuation FX Survey by National Australia Bank (NAB), which polled 49 of the country’s largest super funds with combined AUM of A$523 billion (US$560 billion) representing 79% of the market, forex volatility has hit the

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