On 23 June 2022, the interinstitutional agreement “Regulations for the creation of savings and/or pension funds established by the tax consultation law and its reforms” entered into force. By this regulation, the creation of the Savings and/or Pension Funds Commission was agreed, formed by the Ministry of Finance and PublicRead More →

Mexican pension fund body Amafore has updated its list of approved mutual funds available to Afores pension fund managers in the country, expanding their available investment options after eight months of discussions. Amafore’s Specialized Analysis Center (CAE) previously published a monthly list but had not updated it since last OctoberRead More →

Corporate pension funds in Japan struggle to identify best allocation strategies as reverberations of global disruptive events ripple through emerging markets in Asia, top pension funds say . As China’s economy is tested by the shutdowns and general repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as regulatory interventions that haveRead More →

According to Aeon Investments, more than two-fifths (43%) of pension funds and other institutional investors expect the performance of fixed income securities to deteriorate further over the next 12 months, with 13% expecting a significant drop. The research comes after global bond markets suffered “significant losses” in recent months. MoreRead More →

Pension funds in Denmark and New York on Wednesday expressed their displeasure with Toyota Motor Co. over what they see as lobbying activity that is slowing a green transition. “We are extremely concerned that Toyota’s lobbying activities are misaligned with its climate goals and electric vehicle strategy,” said New YorkRead More →

Money-saving expert Martin Lewis explained the main benefits of pension credit and how Britons could get support. It comes as the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) celebrates Pension Credit Action Day. It is part of a new advertising campaign aimed at encouraging increased take-up of the benefit among pensioners.Read More →

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) benefit claimants were underpaid by around £2.6billion in the 2021/22 financial year, according to new reports. Additionally, others claiming benefits from the UK government department have been overpaid by an estimated £8.6billion collectively. As The Mirror reports, it is the result of mistakes madeRead More →

Advertising As Canadian lawmakers meet to discuss the second anniversary of the introduction of the draconian national security law in Hong Kong, they will also consider the issue of Canadian pension funds passively investing in Chinese stocks and bonds linked to serious human rights violations. Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine,Read More →

The pension credit is separate from the state pension, which is automatically paid to Britons once they reach statutory retirement age. The extra cash helps cover living costs and has become increasingly important in recent months as energy bills and inflation continue to soar. Are you entitled to pension credit?Read More →

Hedge fund and private equity managers are complaining to anyone who will listen (mostly Republican senators) that Gary Gensler’s plans to shed additional light on the opacities of their art more or less portend the end of the civilization. Rules that would require more uniform disclosures and subject funds toRead More →

Pension plans and other institutional investors are adopting a federal proposal that would require hedge funds and private equity funds to provide more information to investors. University endowments, insurance funds and pension funds serving teachers and firefighters are urging the Securities and Exchange Commission to move forward with a proposedRead More →

The 2021 financial year was an excellent year for public pensions. According According to funding data from Pew Charitable Trusts, a decade of rising pension contributions has been bolstered by the 2021 reopening rally. As a result, public pensions in all 50 states have seen their funded ratios exceed 80%,Read More →

Discussions on attracting much-needed investment to Africa have generally focused on non-African sources: foreign companies, multilateral financial institutions and non-African institutional investors. Yet much more attention is now being given to investment funds based on the continent itself. As the size of African pension and social security funds grows, theyRead More →