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Credit benchmarks too sensitive to interest rates, investors warn

Thu, 8 Mar 2018By

Credit risk and duration management among the top priorities for Austrian pension funds

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Institutional investors driving sustainable fund growth in Austria

Fri, 2 Mar 2018By

Insurers also looking to expand sustainable investment allocations

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VBV, APK produce top returns in Austria's life cycle investment system

Tue, 20 Feb 2018By

Mercer Austria urges government to reform second pillar to render it more flexible

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Austrian pension funds return 6% on average in 2017

Mon, 15 Jan 2018By

High equity quota helps boost performance and long-term average returns

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Austrian pension group gets academic backing for tax proposal

Wed, 22 Nov 2017By

Study details economic benefits of people making additional contributions to pension funds

Melbourne Mercer Global Pensions Index

Melbourne Mercer: Pension systems fail to make the A-grade

Mon, 23 Oct 2017By IPE Staff

Denmark once again is the world’s best but several systems have seen ratings drop in the past 12 months

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Supervisor EIOPA overstepping mark with PEPP, conference hears

Mon, 23 Oct 2017By

Pension stakeholders agree new product proposal no old-age retirement strategy

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Funded pensions must prop up first pillar as wages stagnate: Rürup

Wed, 20 Sep 2017By

German pensions expert warns against either/or approach to pay-as-you-go and funded systems

Austria: Politics distracts from pensions

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension reforms take second place to political squabbling

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Austria eyes second-pillar pension reform after election

Wed, 23 Aug 2017By

Support builds for auto-enrolment and collective bargaining agreements similar to recent German reforms

Vienna, Austria

DACH roundup: Austrian energy company sells pension fund

Fri, 14 Jul 2017By ,

Even fewer company-operated Pensionskassen remain in Austria

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DB 'can still play a role for years to come' despite rise of DC

Fri, 9 Jun 2017By

Debate covers future of DB, DC, and hybrid plans in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands at conference in Vienna

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ESG roundup: First Austrian pension fund signs Montreal Carbon Pledge

Fri, 7 Apr 2017By ,

Plus: ERAFP awards €4.6bn of European equity mandates 

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Allianz' Austrian pension funds dominate 3 and 5-year returns

Fri, 17 Mar 2017By

Mercer data also shows strong results for VBV in higher risk category

Some investors are reducing their exposure to industries that produce carbon as a byproduct

Austria’s VBV cuts carbon footprint by 55% in core fund move

Wed, 15 Feb 2017By

Next step is to roll out environmental management system fund-wide

Museum of Art History, Vienna

Austria's VBV: wrong on Brexit but right on credit strategy

Tue, 7 Feb 2017By

Major Austrian pension fund returns 3.4% for 2016

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Austrian pension fund association calls for mandatory system

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

Austrian schemes return nearly 4.2% on average over 2016

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IPE Conference: Lower pension payouts in German-speaking Europe

Thu, 1 Dec 2016By

Germany, Austria and Switzerland with system debates – but rather different ones

Milan, Italy

Amundi acquires Pioneer, seeks to grow European distribution

December 2016 (Online)By

Deal includes distribution agreement with UniCredit covering three major European markets

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Brexit could derail cross-border pensions, resurrect HBS, experts warn

Fri, 21 Oct 2016By

German industry experts lament loss of British ‘allies’ in EU pensions debate

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Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

UK public pensions call for accounting watchdog to be disbanded

Tue, 13 Mar 2018By

LAPFF demands that the Financial Reporting Council be wound up and replaced to improve accountability


Joseph Mariathasan: Discount rates and error margins

Mon, 12 Mar 2018By

If too much credence is given to measurements without understanding their limitations, it can create chaos

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Accounting roundup: FRC wrongly told companies to pay voluntary levy

Tue, 6 Mar 2018By

Also: IASB seeks fix for IAS 19 anomaly; rule changes could prove difficult in Germany

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CDC: clumsy Dutch construction?

March 2018 (magazine)By

For some in the UK, collective defined contribution (CDC) pensions are a desirable Dutch import that should be applied more widely. Many are sceptical

Identifying the real risk

March 2018 (magazine)By

Risk, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. The first half of February surprised markets with a sudden collapse in the value of risky assets followed by a rebound

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