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Japan pension fund in big move to stocks

National fund will put half its assets in stocks and cut bonds

BoJ opts for fresh dose of shock and awe

Abenomics roars back as further monetary easing stuns investors

Pension funds forced to sign non-disclosure deals

Asset managers coercing schemes into confidentiality agreements

FTSE 350 pension deficits jump 50%

Deficits rose from £63bn to £96bn in just two weeks

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Fund association denies millions will face a poorer retirement

A new way to describe the ‘golden years’

The UK’s pensions system is unsustainable, say Arun Ratra and Kai Wallbaum

The joyride of pension reform

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Pension consultants face fresh calls for oversight

Regulation mooted to curb conflicts of interest

‘Game has changed for ETFs in Australia’

Removal of commission payments spurs growth in industry

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