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UK auto-enrolment: Good start, must do better

February 2018 (magazine)By Gill Wadsworth

Five years since its introduction, auto-enrolment has been a success. Yet it must keep evolving to maintain its momentum

The Netherlands: Reformed system to boost DC

February 2018 (magazine)By

Several factors are driving the shift to defined contribution pensions

Australian Royal Commission: Scrutiny may not be super

February 2018 (magazine)By Florence Chong

The Australian superannuation industry is a global success story, but not without controversy. It finds itself again under investigation by the federal government 

Self management: A popular model despite poor returns

February 2018 (magazine)By Florence Chong

Australian self-managed funds appeal to those who want to take personal control of their retirement savings

the problem of illiquidity

Illiquid investment: Investors resist the illiquid plunge

February 2018 (magazine)By Dewi John

European defined contribution schemes have lagged the trend to illiquid investments

Global Defined Contribution: Targeting the right glidepath

May 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

Christopher O’Dea finds defined contribution pension sponsors are increasingly looking for more flexibility in target-date funds to cope with changing worker demographics

China: China playing catch-up

May 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Available figures suggest China’s enormous pension market could mean huge potential opportunities for insurers and asset managers, writes Florence Chong

Australia: Advice – better than any product

May 2017 (Magazine)

The Australian superannuation system is on the verge of creating cutting-edge income drawdown products. But many leading funds contend that advances in online advice will have a greater impact on outcomes. David Rowley reports

Chile: Chilean pensions under pressure

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Chilean workers face an uncertain retirement future. Poor pension prospects have led to calls for nationalisation, says Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

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Northern nights in Norway

Storebrand, DNB set to re-enter Norway’s €50bn municipal market

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By

Mandatory tendering must be part of the reform when new rules come into force next year, providers say

Caisse des Depots, FRR headquarters, Paris

‘Brutal’ stock markets hurt FRR’s return in 2018

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

French reserve fund posts 5.2% investment loss after return-seeking assets fall 8%

Bookshelf

UK publishing company agrees £500m buy-in with L&G

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

Deal brings total liabilities insured to £1.7bn following transactions in 2017 

Johan Magnusson, AP1

AP1 chief: Meeting investment return target will get tougher

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By

Investment loss of 0.2% before costs follows weak equity markets in the fourth quarter of 2018

People moves

Fund managers to lose out by ignoring diverse investor base, experts warn

Fri, 22 Feb 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

Young and ethnically diverse investors are starting to take control of their financial futures, according to an expert panel

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