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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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German Pensionskassen, BaFin in ‘uncharted territory’ over solvency

Fri, 14 Dec 2018By

Three Pensionskassen in talks with German regulator over 2017 losses, more might follow 

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Consultants’ ESG advice ‘paramount’ given new regulations

Fri, 14 Dec 2018By

UK trustee organisation and UKSIF report on consultants’ pledge to bring ESG requirements to trustees’ attention 

Mario Draghi

Chart of the Week: ECB to end QE-fuelled balance sheet expansion

Fri, 14 Dec 2018

European Central Bank will maintain the size of its balance sheet – estimated at €4.7trn – at least until it can raise rates

Blockchain

AXA IM to invest in tech and data science capabilities

Fri, 14 Dec 2018By

Hans Stoter gets enhanced brief after joining portfolio management team in June

Dutch Netherlands

PGB implements protection strategy for €12bn equity portfolio

Fri, 14 Dec 2018By

BMO Global Asset Management appointed after success of shareholder engagement mandate

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