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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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Pensions Caixa 30: Risk-reduction exercise

October 2016 (Magazine)By

Gail Moss finds out what Spain’s biggest corporate pension scheme has been doing to reduce risk in its investment portfolio

Portugal: An eye on European clouds

October 2016 (Magazine)

Against a backdrop of a steadily recovering domestic economy, private pension funds in Portugal have maintained stable asset allocations over the past year

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Pensions in Spain: Hit by uncertainty

October 2015 (Magazine)By

Uncertainty over Greece is only one of several factors that have influenced trends in asset allocation over the past year

Portugal: Choppy waters

October 2015 (Magazine)By

Portugal’s pensions sector is negotiating uncertain waters

Spain

Spain: Home is best

October 2014 (Magazine)By

Gail Moss assesses investment trends for Spanish pension entities, which have recorded their second successive year of high returns 

Spain: A pessimistic outlook for pensions

October 2014 (Magazine)By

Spanish workers can expect to receive detailed information from their employers about their retirement outlook, according to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo. Few think this will boost supplementary retirement savings at a time when the government is reducing tax incentives

Portugal: Confidence returns

October 2014 (Magazine)By

Portugal’s supplementary pension funds have increased their equity weightings but are still cautious on fixed-income, writes Gail Moss

Top 1000: Spain - Serious about reform

September 2014 (Magazine)By

A new round of pension reform, including re-rating the state pension, is just one aspect of the government’s attempt to address the budget deficit.

Top 1000: Portugal - Towards sustainability

September 2014 (Magazine)By

Raising the retirement age and linking pensions to life expectancy are part of Portugal’s agenda for making its retirement provision more sustainable. 

Portugal: Cautious steps towards risk taking

October 2013 (Magazine)By

Portugal’s supplementary pension funds have increased their equity weightings but are still cautious on fixed income, writes Gail Moss

Spain: Crisis prompts overhaul

October 2013 (Magazine)By

Social partners are set to agree changes to state pensions, according to Gail Moss, while the industry awaits detailed proposals aimed to boost supplementary pensions

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Spain

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

Porto, Portugal

Portuguese funds see returns fall as debt allocation struggles

Fri, 17 Mar 2017By

Average return for 2016 was less than 2% due to ‘cash drag’ effect, says Willis Towers Watson

Plaza de Cabildo, Spain

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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Danish pension fund forced to resolve Espirito Santo lawsuit in Portugal

Wed, 9 Nov 2016By

British Court of Appeal tells investors legal action should be resolved in Portugal

pensions in spain and portugal

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

caixabank

Pensions Caixa 30: Risk-reduction exercise

October 2016 (Magazine)By

Gail Moss finds out what Spain’s biggest corporate pension scheme has been doing to reduce risk in its investment portfolio

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