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Australia's pension system second best in the world

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 14 OCT 2014
... score of 79.9%, Australia outperformed the Netherlands, Switzerland, Finland and Sweden in the index, and was just behind Denmark, which scored 82.4%. This represents a 2% rise from 2013, and puts Australia ahead of the Netherlands for the first time ...

Crime pays: Why new European GDP rules are causing a stir

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUN 2014
... Romania; 1%-2% for Czech Republic, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain; 2%-3% for Belgium, Denmark, Germany and France; 3%-4% for Austria, Netherlands and the UK and 4%-5% Finland and Sweden.

Australian pension fund growth outstrips global average

MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2013
... five-year compound growth rate measured in US dollars over the period 2007 to 2012 of 13%, followed by Taiwan at 11%, Denmark at 9%, Mexico at 7% and Brazil at 5%. "Australian funds grew significantly last year. The driving factor was their relatively ...

Public pension liabilities add to eurozone debt woes

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 25 JAN 2013
... systems. "Countries with virtuous public finances in the Maastricht sense, such as for example, Sweden, Luxembourg or Denmark, are much less virtuous if their public pension commitments are taken into account, while the situation of countries such as ...

Australia ranks third in Global Pensions

LINDA HAUSKEN  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2012
... pension fund assets and a rise in the labour force participation rate amongst those aged 55-64. The results also showed that Denmark received an overall index value of 82.9, which makes it the first system to be classified as 'A' grade, moving the Netherlands ...

Australian super funds, world's third best

ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 27 SEP 2012
... returns net of inflation in the OECD despite having the highest weighting to equities, reveals new research from the OECD. Denmark was the top performing pension fund nation during calendar year 2011 earning an average of 12.1%, Netherlands was second ...

Bond boom or bust?

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 4 SEP 2012
... on the exit. That, or load up only on AAA-rated bonds. There's only a handful - seven - of them now: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Singapore, Sweden and Switzerland. Though Germany's still AAA, it's now on a negative outlook.

Market Wrap - Midday

AAP  |  THURSDAY, 15 DEC 2011
... and Rabobank on the back of escalating problems in Europe. Others, including France's Banque Federative du Credit Mutuel Denmark's Danske Bank and Finland's OP Pohjola Group also took the hit. Meanwhile, a surge in Italy's borrowing costs and comments ...

Australia's retirement system the most sustainable in the world

RACHEL DAVIS  |  MONDAY, 14 NOV 2011
Australia has been ranked as having the best prepared retirement savings system followed by Sweden, Denmark, New Zealand and the Netherlands, according to Allianz Global Investors. The Allianz Global Investors Pension Sustainability Index (PSI) measures ...

Market Wrap - Morning

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 18 OCT 2011
... among the largest oil accumulations in the United States. British security group G4S meanwhile said it had agreed to buy Denmark-based facilities company ISS for STG5.2 billion, creating the world's largest security and facilities group. HONG KONG - ...