Justine Trueman

  • Features

    Unfazed by equities fallout

    October 2006 (Magazine)

    French pension funds’ risk-averse style means they haven’t been much hurt by this year’s equities fall, writes Justine Trueman. But the interest rate jump is giving them jitters

  • News

    French civil service scheme in SRI tender


    FRANCE - France’s new civil service additional pensions scheme has launched a tender for fund managers of euro-zone socially responsible investments.

  • News

    Structured products strong in H1 – BNP Paribas


    EUROPE - The first part of 2006 showed very strong growth for structured products, according to BNP Paribas Equities & Derivatives.

  • News

    Pensions worsen France's deficit


    FRANCE - France’s plans to significantly reduce its social security deficit for 2006 will not be reached, latest figures show, due to an increase in the cost of state pensions.

  • News

    European Commission probes French savings


    FRANCE - The European Commission has launched an investigation into the way France’s most popular tax-advantaged savings product, the Livret A, is sold - striking a blow to its main provider Caisse d’Epargne.

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    France’s new Natixis to be €534bn heavyweight


    FRANCE - After two and half months of discussion, Caisse d’Epargne and Banque Populaire yesterday signed an agreement to merge their investment subsidiaries Natexis and Ixis - creating France’s second largest funds management company with assets of €534bn.