CZECH REPUBLIC - Pension fund performance last year was the lowest on record, with an average return of 2.5-3%.
According to the OECD, Czech funds have a strict 25% limit on equities, although many invest less than this. Turmoil on the global stock markets as a result of the ongoing credit crisis has left some funds with 0% return for Q1 this year.
The Cost Transparency Initiative (CTI) has launched a number of templates and guidance to help pension schemes deliver greater value for savers with enhanced disclosure of transaction cost information.
Kim Kaveh asks if trustees should be subject to maximum term limits for a particular scheme, after a PP poll showed mixed views on the matter.
In this week's Pensions Buzz we would like to know if you welcome the gentle hand of advanced supervision by The Pensions Regulator (TPR), after Charles Counsell said there will be new regulatory initiatives for 1,000 schemes.
Here they are - the finalists for the Women in Pensions Awards 2019...