All Sweden articles – Page 37

  • Nordic roundup: Pension Fennia, Etera
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    Nordic roundup: Pension Fennia, Etera

    2010-08-19T10:52:00Z

    FINLAND – Pension Fennia and Etera have announced results for the first half of the year, with Pension Fennia's chief investment officer saying the economic outlook looks "exceptionally unstable".

  • Nordic roundup: SPP, Storebrand, SEB
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    Swedish roundup: SPP, Storebrand, SEB

    2010-07-16T13:56:00Z

    SWEDEN – Swedish insurer SPP lost SEK206m (€21.7m) in the second quarter, while SPP’s parent, Storebrand, lost NOK39m (€4.8m). Meanwhile, operating profit at SEB Trygg Liv came to SEK349m over the same period.

  • Swedish roundup: KPA, Folksam, Länsförsäkringar, SIFA
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    Swedish roundup: KPA, Folksam, Länsförsäkringar, SIFA

    2010-05-14T15:52:00Z

    SWEDEN - Swedish pension providers have continued to show positive numbers for the first quarter.

  • Swedish roundup: AP7, solvency levels, Q1 performance, AMF survey
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    Swedish roundup: AP7, solvency levels, Q1 performance, AMF survey

    2010-05-07T14:30:00Z

    SWEDEN – AP7, the national buffer fund with a mandate to manage assets within the Swedish premium pension system (PPM), will close its premium choice (Premievalsfonden) and default (Premiesparfonden) funds this month and begin managing two new low-cost equity and fixed income funds.

  • Swedish and Norwegian business boosts Danica pension premiums
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    Swedish and Norwegian business boosts Danica pension premiums

    2010-05-06T10:30:00Z

    NORDICS – Danica benefited from increased pension premiums in Sweden and Norway during the first quarter, while posting positive returns across its pension products.

  • Swedish round-up: AP7, Hendelsbank, Nordea, SEB, Swedbank
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    Swedish roundup: AP7, Hendelsbank, Nordea, SEB, Swedbank

    2010-04-30T15:15:00Z

    SWEDEN - AP7 has appointed Normura Asset Management to run an alpha investment strategy focusing on Asia and Japan.

  • Alecta’s returns 3.4% for Q1 and cuts costs
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    Alecta’s returns 3.4% for Q1 and cuts costs

    2010-04-27T14:45:00Z

    SWEDEN - Swedish pension provider Alecta returned 3.4% for the first quarter of 2010, marking a significant improvement on its negative performance for the same period last year, but also below its five-year average.

  • Alternatives to play a greater role in AP1 strategy
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    Alternatives to play a greater role in AP1 strategy

    2010-04-13T15:00:00Z

    SWEDEN – Swedish pension buffer AP1 is planning to allocate more of its assets to alternatives as part of its long-term reforms, even though this asset class generated a negative return in 2009.

  • Swedish roundup: Kåpan Pensioner, AI Pension, Survey on Swedish pensions interest
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    Swedish roundup: Kåpan Pensioner, AI Pension, Survey on Swedish pensions interest

    2010-04-09T15:00:00Z

    SWEDEN – Kapan Pensioner recovered its investments to deliver a double-digit positive return in 2009, having lost over 15% in 2008. Its rival AI Pension followed close behind with an 11% gain. And a Swedish survey has revealed over half of the population care about their pensions.

  • Telia Sonera Pension funds return 12.5% in 2009
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    Telia Sonera Pension funds return 12.5% in 2009

    2010-03-26T15:30:00Z

    SWEDEN - Following the general trend in the Nordic region, Telia Sonera’s pension funds retuned 12.5% for 2009 compared to a loss of 8.5% in 2008.

  • Swedish update: FPK posts 5.2% return for 2009
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    Swedish update: FPK posts 5.2% return for 2009

    2010-03-19T15:50:00Z

    SWEDEN - Försäkringsbranschens Pensionskassa (FPK) the pension fund for the insurance industry in Sweden, returned 5.2% in 2009 as a result of strong stock market performance.

  • Swedish pension system shows deficit despite good AP results
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    Swedish pension system shows deficit despite good AP results

    2010-03-16T15:35:00Z

    SWEDEN - The Swedish state pension system, including the AP funds, saw record returns for 2009 but despite the positive performance the state system as a whole remains underfunded.

  • AP7 sees record returns in 2009
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    AP7 sees record returns in 2009

    2010-03-15T15:45:00Z

    SWEDEN - AP7, the Swedish national buffer fund with a mandate to manage assets within the premium pension system, saw record returns for both of its portfolios in 2009, the last year it operated according to its old model.

  • Swedish update: PPM, SAF-LO
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    Swedish update: PPM, SAF-LO

    2010-03-05T14:45:00Z

    SWEDEN - The amount of changes made within pension funds managed by the defined contribution PPM system increased dramatically last year, as 4.5 million changes were made compared to 3.2 million in 2008 - an increase with 41%.

  • Early-stage investments drag down long-term AP6 returns
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    Early-stage investments drag down long-term AP6 returns

    2010-03-03T16:00:00Z

    SWEDEN - AP6, one of the Swedish national buffer funds, returned 11.3% for the full year 2009, beating the target return by 3.8% and boosting total assets to SEK18.2bn (€1.85bn) . This compares well with 2008 when the fund underperformed by 16.6%.

  • AMF Pension reports 10.9% return
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    AMF Pension reports 10.9% return

    2009-11-05T15:45:00Z

    [16:45 CET 05-11] SWEDEN – AMF Pension has reported a nine-month return of 10.9%, allowing it to increase the bonus rate for its defined contribution traditional insurance plan to 8%.

  • Swedish architects' fund returns 7.8%
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    Swedish architects' fund returns 7.8%

    2009-10-26T15:15:00Z

    [16:15 CET 26-10] SWEDEN – AI Pension, the SEK 4.4bn (€432,6bn) fund for architects and engineers, has reported a return of 7.8% in the period between January and September 2009.

  • Swedish MPs pensions to keep unfunded DB structure
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    Swedish MPs pensions to keep unfunded DB structure

    2009-10-08T15:00:00Z

    [16:00 CEST 08-10] SWEDEN - Reforms of the pension provision for the Swedish members of parliament will not now change the current unfunded defined benefit structure.

  • Premiesparfonden outperforms average PPM fund
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    Premiesparfonden outperforms average PPM fund

    2009-09-17T16:00:00Z

    [17:00 CEST 17-09] SWEDEN – The Swedish pension default fund Premiesparfonden, run by Sjunde AP-fonden (AP7), has outperformed the average fund in the Premium Pension System (PPM) with a return of 23.2% in the eight months of 2009.

  • AP3 rises 5.2% but warns system rebalancing takes time
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    AP3 rises 5.2% but warns system rebalancing takes time

    2009-08-28T15:55:00Z

    [16:55 CESt 28-08] SWEDEN – Tredje AP-fonden (AP3), one of the four buffer funds, reported a net first half return of 5.2%, but warned the pension system's balancing mechanism will still be activated in 2010 meaning pension benefits and entitlements will not be indexed in line with wage growth.