Against a backdrop of a steadily recovering domestic economy, private pension funds in Portugal have maintained stable asset allocations over the past year
Uncertainty over Greece is only one of several factors that have influenced trends in asset allocation over the past year
Gail Moss assesses investment trends for Spanish pension entities, which have recorded their second successive year of high returns
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’s supplementary pension funds have increased their equity weightings but are still cautious on fixed-income, writes Gail Moss
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.
Raising the retirement age and linking pensions to life expectancy are part of Portugal’s agenda for making its retirement provision more sustainable.
Portugal’s supplementary pension funds have increased their equity weightings but are still cautious on fixed income, writes Gail Moss
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
Spain’s largest corporate pension scheme will increase equities and reduce fixed income this year
Average return for 2016 was less than 2% due to ‘cash drag’ effect, says Willis Towers Watson
Retirement age increase mooted as policymakers grapple with funding crisis
Pension funds join search for alternative assets as average returns decline
‘Outstanding’ performance came from plans with more exposure to long-term fixed income
British Court of Appeal tells investors legal action should be resolved in Portugal
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