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Pensions In Switzerland: Make or break

May 2017 (Magazine)By

The referendum in September will decide the fate of the Swiss pension reform package. Barbara Ottawa analyses the first stages of the political campaigns leading up to the vote

Lombard Odier Pension Fund: A blueprint for multi-asset

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Lombard Odier Pension Fund has developed an innovative multi-asset approach based on absolute return and diversification

Asset Allocation: Ticino maintains aim

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Pierre Spocci, director of the Istituto di Previdenza del Cantone Ticino, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the pension fund’s stable strategy 

Good governance boosts returns

May 2017 (Magazine)

Best practice in governance has been shown to produce above-average investment returns, say Manuel Ammann and Christian Ehmann

Asset Allocation: When diversification fails

May 2017 (Magazine)By

What do Swiss pension funds do when risk budgets are stretched and diversification has failed? Barbara Ottawa reports

Fees: Clear on management costs

May 2017 (Magazine)

Ueli Mettler and Benita von Lindeiner examine the difficult question of costs in Switzerland’s second-pillar pension system

Instead of sound and light displays, the Swiss Parliament should be resolving the delays to Altersvorsorge 2020

Pensions In Switzerland: Parliamentary ping pong

November 2016 (Magazine)By

A political stalemate is holding up Switzerland’s Altersvorsorge 2020 pensions reform package. And now time is running out, as Barbara Ottawa finds 

Asset Allocation: Curves, currency and costs

November 2016 (Magazine)By

More than anywhere else, the low and negative interest rate environment is shaping Swiss portfolios. But investment challenges are quite particular, finds Barbara Ottawa

Financial Sustainability: Are there enough assets?

November 2016 (Magazine)

Lukas Riesen and Stephan Skaanes ask whether Swiss pension funds can financially afford their promises

Sector slams government proposals for regulation on Switzerland's 1e plans

November 2016 (Magazine)By

An initial government proposal for a regulation on self-guided top-up pension plans for high earners has been slammed

Swiss market liquidity: Anything left to drink?

November 2016 (Magazine)

Robert Cranston assesses liquidity trends in Swiss markets

Interview: Jacqueline Oh, Swiss Association for Responsible Investments

November 2016 (Magazine)By

Jacqueline Oh, managing director of SVVK/ASIR, believes Swiss pension funds are lagging behind some of their European peers when it comes to sustainable investments. But they are catching up

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Zurich

Switzerland: Record backing for international assets, alternatives

Wed, 17 May 2017By

Currency hedging on record-high as is exposure to alternatives, finds Swiss consultancy Complementa

Bern, Switzerland

Switzerland's ASIP backs AV2020 reforms

Fri, 12 May 2017By

Occupational pensions association will focus on ‘fact-checking’

Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva pension fund adopts plan to restore 'financial equilibrium'

Tue, 9 May 2017By

The cantonal government is separately planning a draft law to shore up the fund

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ESG integration helps returns, volatility: State Street survey

Thu, 4 May 2017By Frank van Alphen

80% of institutional investors were satisfied or very satisfied with returns from ESG-tilted allocations

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Swiss pension funds, insurers offered 2°C climate alignment tests

Wed, 3 May 2017By

Occupational pension fund association is recommending participation

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ESG roundup: Investors call for more from Rio Tinto climate report

Thu, 13 Apr 2017By

Plus: new guide to help investors with their own reporting on climate change

Sion Castle, Geneva

Switzerland seeks to ban cantons from regional supervisory boards

Mon, 10 Apr 2017By

Policymakers at odds over canton officials holding positions with regional regulators

The Matterhorn, Switzerland

Switzerland’s Publica to reduce future pension benefits

Wed, 5 Apr 2017By

The CHF38bn pension fund will be cutting the conversion and technical rate in 2019

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