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Who's risk is it anyway? How Canada and Britain are dumping pension risk

I’m off to Manhattan to talk to a couple of hundred Canadian pension experts.

This is broadly what is going to be said, I’ll be sharing the stage with a couple of Canadian pension experts and (if you open the presentation), they’ll be speaking to the slides with Canadian flags in the header. 546 more words


The importance of money transfer operators and the issue of de-risking in the Pacific Islands

John Owens

The issue of de-risking and the related impact on remittances has arisen recently at a series of high-level conferences and forums across the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Network. 921 more words

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De-risking as involving adaptability versus predictability. That shift is necessary in complex, non-linear environment.

De-risking strategy found in pocket of comatose trustee

The Pension Plowman rifling through the pockets of a trustee lying in the gutter following an all night pension celebration , has found too documents, the first a copy of Corporate Adviser… 369 more words


Protecting against losses is not the same as generating a profit - guest blog from Ralph Frank

The Swiss National Bank’s (“SNB’s”) decision to abandon the currency ceiling of the Franc relative to the Euro has drawn attention to risk management and hedging. 399 more words


Crushed by falling bond yields - great guest blog by Ralph Frank

Mainstream assessments of the state of investment markets tend to focus on the equity market.  The level of the FTSE 100, S&P 500, Dow and/or Nikkei is deemed to be an indicator of the health of savers’ investment portfolios and/or savings’ programmes.  567 more words


"An idealogical inexactitude" - A guest blog by Eamonn O'Connor

As the election season is in full swing, some reflections on the ideological conflict inherent in the pension changes in the air for 2015.

From April, we will see the abolition of compulsory annuity purchase and, with it, the introduction of a regime bringing individualism, flexibility and freedom of choice to a whole new level. 410 more words