GLOBAL - Have you missed the biggest stories in pensions this week? Find out below, as we list the top 10 most popular stories on www.globalpensions.com over the past seven days.
Matrix Group; Towers Watson; Ruffer; Nikko Asset Management; the Association of British Insurers; London Pensions Fund Authority; Mercer
US - State Street plans to cut 1,400 employees, or 5% of its total workforce, with staff in North America taking the brunt of the cull.
US/GLOBAL - Some 3% of the 1,400 planned job cuts at State Street will come from State Street Global Advisors, GP understands.
IRELAND - The Irish government plans to use assets from the €24bn ($32bn) National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF) to support the government bond market and infrastructure investment, the National Recovery Report has confirmed.
US - AXA Investment Managers has appointed Jeremy Baskin as chief executive officer of AXA Rosenberg, completing the firm's restructure in the wake of the coding error scandal.
US - The US government is considering introducing new rules to ensure workers have a better understanding of target date retirement funds.
HUNGARY - Hungary is giving its citizens an ultimatum: move your private-pension fund assets to the state or lose your government pension.
UK - Russell Investments has given its transition management data from the last five years to the Inalytics Transition Implementation Performance Standards database.
NETHERLANDS - Pensions and insurance provider Aegon is to cut 5% of its US workforce as part of its latest restructuring plan.
UK - There is a "real danger" the auto-enrolment regime could be so broad it becomes an unenforceable law, Alan Pickering warns.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on proposals to charge a "risk reflective" levy for commercial defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles.