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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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UK unions offer tentative support for collective DC

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Warning against seeing CDC as an adequate replacement for defined benefit

George Osborne

Freedom of choice ‘could cost companies £25bn’, consultant warns

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Xafinity Punter Southall warns accounting bill from at-retirement freedoms introduced in 2015

Millennium Bridge, Lowry Centre, Manchester

UK roundup: £46bn public sector pool appoints Northern Trust

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By , Hugo Greenhalgh

Plus: London CIV’s latest mandate launched; Water industry regulator on dividends v pension contributions debate

A Dutch tulip field

Losses at top Dutch schemes ‘reflect brittle recovery’

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By

Pension funds say fear of inflation and rhetoric over trade barriers caused slowdown in Q1

Monetary policy and currency wars index

Asset management roundup: ERAFP awards €2bn currency mandate

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh,

Also: JP Morgan and BlackRock partner for ESG indices; Amundi launches leveraged loan fund

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