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The 10 cities with the best quality of life in the world

Global consultancy Mercer ranked world cities by quality of life in its 2019 Quality of Living Ranking. It looked at housing, education, public services and transport, natural environment and other factors. The top 10 cities on the list are shown below. Businesses around the world are waking up to the […]
The 10 cities with the best quality of life in the world
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Kogan.com is taking a tilt at superannuation with its own no frills fund

Online retailer Kogan.com plans its own super fund. The company says the fund will be no frills and ultra-low fee. The fund, provided by Mercer, is expected to launch in early 2019. Kogan.com, the pure-play online retailer with a portfolio of goods and services, is taking on the superannuation industry […]
Kogan.com is taking a tilt at superannuation with its own no frills fund
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The 23 major cities with the worst quality of life in the world

Each year the consultancy firm Mercer releases a ranking of which cities have the highest quality of life. Broadly speaking, the cities are large conurbations in the Western world, with a handful in East Asia and Australia. But where are the cities regarded as having the worst quality of life? […]
The 23 major cities with the worst quality of life in the world
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The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world

Every year Mercer, one of the world’s largest HR consultancy firms, releases its Quality of Living Index, which looks at which cities provide the best quality of life. The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other […]
The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world
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The 5 best, and worst, performing Australian share funds for 2016

The 2016 financial year was a disaster for returns from Australian shares. The ASX 200 index fell 4.1% in the 12 months to June 2016 and, including dividends, the total return was up a mere 0.6%. However, there were some who picked winners. The active, high-conviction share fund managers did […]
The 5 best, and worst, performing Australian share funds for 2016
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The world’s top 10 cities for quality of living

Sydney has just made it into the top ten cities in the world for quality of living. According to Mercer’s 18th annual Quality of Living survey, Vienna ranks highest in overall quality of living for expatriates. Sydney is tenth, behind Auckland which is third. Mercer’s survey is designed to help […]
The world’s top 10 cities for quality of living