The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said it is concerned providers' projections of what pension savers can expect to receive in retirement if they buy certain products are too high, and it wants to standardise the process.
Prudential has topped the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) list of the most complained about pension firms, as the number of grievances raised about retirement products jumps 20%.
Aegon has said it will leave life company trade body the Association of British Insurers (ABI) at the end of the year, and instead lobby the government and regulators directly.
The amount of tax the government has collected from people breaching the lifetime pension allowance (LTA) has risen by 276% since George Osborne became Chancellor.
All pension transfers over £30,000 must be carried out or checked by a pension transfer specialist, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said in rules out today.
Annuities have become the new focus for complaints according to figures from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), a year after the product was publicly abandoned by the Chancellor.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is asking annuity providers to look into their non-advised sales going back to 2008 to see if consumers missed out on higher income by buying the wrong type of annuity.
The government's Equitable Life Payments Scheme (ELPS) has now issued over £990.5m worth of payments.
Aegon UK has estimated the charge caps for auto-enrolment business will cost it between £20m to £25m a year, as it reported a 30% rise in pre-tax earnings for the second quarter.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found evidence of poor pension transfer advice with regards to enhance transfer value (ETV) exercises.
Prudential has become the latest life company to report severely hit annuity sales in the wake of radical reforms to how people can access their pension.
Standard Life has said its sales of annuities have fallen by half following changes to the rules around retirement announced in last month's Budget.
Legal & General (L&G) has reported a jump in pre-tax profits and cash reserves and is eyeing further 'selective acquisitions' following its purchase of Cofunds last year.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined insurance broker JLT Specialty £1.8m for an "unacceptable" approach to bribery & corruption risks from overseas payments.
Royal London is scrapping the Scottish Life, Bright Grey and Scottish Provident brands to move to a single "master brand" for its UK life, pensions and investment businesses.
Fidelity Worldwide Investment has reached an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Annuity Direct and its holding company Retirement Angels.
Just Retirement has announced its plans to float on the London Stock Exchange.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found breaches to Principle 8 regarding conflicts of interest in half of the firms it reviewed as part of a report into inducements between advisers and providers.
RSM Tenon group has appointed administrators and has suspended its shares following an announcement this morning that a takeover deal by Baker Tilly has fallen through.
Aviva has reported a £776m net profit for the first half of this year, following a £624m loss for the half year 2012, but said UK life operating profit fell.
Defined contribtuon (DC) contract providers have given their verdicts government plans to lift NEST's contribution cap and transfer restrictions in 2017.
Chancellor George Osborne has said he will cap the country's welfare budget each year for the next four years from April 2015 - but the state pension will not be included.
Annuity rates have declined by 29% since the introduction of the Bank of England's quantitative easing programme, AXA Life Europe has found.
Prudential has poached Jackie Hunt from Standard Life to give her the role of chief executive for its UK and European business.
Aviva suffered a loss of £3bn in 2012 due to a £3.3bn writedown from the sale of its US business last year.
Resolution Group has reported new business of £138m for the first nine months of the year, up 45% from £95m for the same period last year, led by an 155% increase in the company's UK operations.
Axa has said it is considering a sell-off of Bluefin Advisory Services, the advice business it owns.
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has fined Peterborough-based Rockingham Independent £35,000 and imposed partial bans on its directors and an adviser for exposing retirees to unsuitable advice.
GLOBAL - America's index of leading stocks closed lower last night, amid a global sell-off sparked by another round of weak economic data and increased fear about the eurozone debt crisis, while the FTSE 100 dropped sharply on opening today.
The UK's index of 100 leading shares fell 2.76% to below 5,000 this morning, as global markets showed no signs of shaking off fears the West is heading back into recession.
Aviva has reported UK operating profits up 3% for the first half of the year, and highlighted auto-enrolment as an area of opportunity.
US - President Barack Obama has announced a deal to end the US debt crisis, which will raise the nation's debt ceiling by at least $2.1trn and cut the federal deficit by as much as $2.5trn over a decade.
Today, thousands of public sector workers are to strike over proposed reforms to their pensions. But just how do they compare to private sector provision?
UK - Aviva has appointed Trevor Matthews as chief executive of its UK region and as an executive director of Aviva.
Aviva has appointed Trevor Matthews as chief executive of its UK region and as an executive director of Aviva.
The FSA has for the first time made public its damning indictments of an IFA and an insurance broker who it banned over occupation scheme transfers before a final decision has been made on the cases.
Royal London has signed a deal agreeing terms for the potential takeover of Royal Liver.
UK - Inflation edged closer towards 4% in December as the rising cost of food and oil products continued to hit the price of goods and services.
UK - A family-owned hedge fund will offer investors the chance to use Twitter posts to gauge the mood of the stockmarket.
An hedge fund will offer investors the chance to use Twitter posts to gauge the mood of the stockmarket.
EUROPE - The investments, pensions and securities market is the least trusted by UK consumers, and considered as honest as the second-hand car industry by Europe.
The investments, pensions and securities market is the least trusted by UK consumers, and thought as honest as the second-hand car industry by Europe.
Tory MP Ken Clarke has given up the lucrative grace-and-favour pension pot he is entitled to as Lord Chancellor.
Royal London group chief executive Mike Yardley is planning to step down to focus on helping the industry tackle future challenges.
UK - Royal London group chief executive Mike Yardley is planning to step down to focus on helping the industry tackle future challenges.
Stephen Lansdown has taken a step back from the management of Hargreaves Lansdown by resigning as executive director to pursue other interests.
GLOBAL - Barclays Bank violated US sanctions in dealings with Cuba, Iran, Libya, Sudan and Burma, court papers have revealed.
Aegon has signed a deal with global wrap provider GBST to help push the insurer's drive into the at retirement and workplace savings markets.