All Spain & Portugal articles – Page 5

  • Country Report

    Spain: Eggs in one basket

    October 2010 (Magazine)

    Jim Robinson comments on the asset allocation of Spain’s €58bn social security reserve fund

  • Country Report

    Portugal: Diversification away from home

    October 2010 (Magazine)

    Nina Röhrbein reports on a Portuguese pension market that is stagnating as employers struggle with more pressing issues

  • Spain: Where to diversify?
    Country Report

    Spain: Where to diversify?

    October 2010 (Magazine)

    Gail Moss charts the asset allocations of Spanish pension entities and notes the increase in interest in risk management

  • Country Report

    Spain after the deluge

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    Most Spanish pension funds increased exposure to equities in 2009, finds Gail Moss. What will they do next?

  • Country Report

    Spain: Social security still rules

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    Ninety per cent of Spanish workers do not have access to a secondary pension fund, and are reliant on the first pillar social security pension. Nina Röhrbein looks at the measures taken by the Spanish government as it seeks to readdress this imbalance

  • Country Report

    Portugal on the beaten path

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    Nina Röhrbein discusses how the prudent person approach, coupled with global financial crisis, has affected asset allocation at Portuguese pension companies

  • Country Report

    Supplementing social security

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    As parametric reforms, which have been gradually coming into force in Portugal since 2002, are set to reduce the first pillar state pension benefits, the government needed to bring in a system to compensate for loss of income.

  • Portugal: Eyes on risk management
    Features

    Portugal: Eyes on risk management

    September 2009 (Magazine)

    New regulations aim to strengthen awareness of risk, even though Portuguese pension funds have been less affected by the financial crisis than some, reports Nina Röhrbein

  • Spain: Pensions go off the radar
    Features

    Spain: Pensions go off the radar

    September 2009 (Magazine)

    Spain’s ageing population means problems ahead for the pensions system, but proposals to deal with them are not expected until next year, reports Nina Röhrbein