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Melbourne Mercer: Netherlands beats Denmark as world’s top system

Mon, 22 Oct 2018By

Finland takes third spot; Spain debuts with a C grade for its system

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Equities drive Spanish pension fund recovery in Q2

Fri, 14 Sep 2018By

Occupational pension funds returned an average 1.11% for the 12 months to end-June

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Equity performance squeezes Spanish pension fund returns in Q1

Tue, 3 Jul 2018By

Assets fall 1% to €35.3bn after troubled first quarter, according to latest INVERCO data

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Spanish pension fund returns diverge amid troubled domestic markets

Tue, 1 May 2018By

Basque Country’s Geroa Pentsioak gains 10% but Pensions Caixa 30 manages just 1.8% return

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Iberian roundup: Portuguese funds boosted by government bond gains

Thu, 5 Apr 2018By

Plus: Grupo Catalana Occidente creates pension fund manager

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Spanish pension funds post average 3.2% gain despite bond losses

Tue, 20 Mar 2018By

Investors gradually reducing exposure to euro-zone assets, reports Mercer


Spanish, Italian companies weighed down by UK pension deficits

Tue, 9 Jan 2018By

Barnett Waddingham warns of “pronounced” pensions impact for companies with UK subsidiaries

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ESG roundup: UK pension fund body warns members on climate risk

Wed, 6 Dec 2017By

Plus: Southern Europeans launch investor network, UK government backs social impact, green finance

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Spanish pension funds' returns continue in positive territory

Wed, 29 Nov 2017By

Euro-zone equities have been the best performing allocation for Spanish investors this year


ESG roundup: ESG drives insurer-asset manager tie-up

Tue, 7 Nov 2017By

Plus: Companies getting more serious about water, diesel bans may cause emissions target miss

Spain: Sustainability quest continues

September 2017 (Magazine)By

Several strategies are being considered to ensure the country’s statutory pension scheme remains affordable

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Equities underpin Spanish pension fund returns in Q2

Fri, 18 Aug 2017By

Average allocations to cash rose in second quarter of 2017, INVERCO data shows


Equities boost Spanish pension fund returns in Q1

Wed, 7 Jun 2017By

Investor interest in alternatives growing but without major asset allocation shift

Spain: The end of two-party dominance

June 2017 (Magazine)By Paula Garrido

Spain’s political plight is in some respects similar to other Western European countries but in other ways fundamentally different


Basque fund ups local investments after strong 2016 return

Wed, 12 Apr 2017By

Geroa Pentsioak’s return was more than double the 2016 average from other Spanish pension funds


Pensions Caixa 30 gains 4.2% despite hedge fund drag

Fri, 24 Mar 2017By

Spain’s largest corporate pension scheme will increase equities and reduce fixed income this year

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Spanish social security 'to run out of money in July': report

Fri, 3 Mar 2017By

Retirement age increase mooted as policymakers grapple with funding crisis

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Spanish pension funds return 2.7% over 2016

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

Pension funds join search for alternative assets as average returns decline

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Spanish third-quarter pension fund returns continue upswing

Mon, 28 Nov 2016By

‘Outstanding’ performance came from plans with more exposure to long-term fixed income

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Spain: Focus on safety first

October 2016 (Magazine)By

Pension funds are reducing their risk levels in response to uncertainties generated by Spain’s failure to form a government, Brexit and Italy’s banking crisis

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Portugal: The success story

October 2018 (magazine)By

Portugal is an example of how a bailout can turn around a nation’s finances. Sovereign debt has returned to  investment grade and is popular again with domestic pension funds

All Pensions in Spain and Portugal

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