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.
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US - Two investment managers at the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) have resigned this week.
NETHERLANDS - The Stichting Pensioenfonds Vereenigde Glasfabrieken (SPVG) has been told to reduce its holdings in gold after the Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) ruled its exposure to the metal was too risky.
US - The Arkansas Teacher Retirement System has sued State Street over claims that the Boston-based bank engaged in unfair and deceptive practices regarding foreign exchange transactions.
US - Kentucky lawmakers have put forward a raft of legislative amendments to ban the use of placement agents by the State's retirement systems.
GLOBAL - Linking retirement age to a mortality index would remove some political risk around increasing the length of time employees work, said Mercer's chief retirement strategist Bruce Rigby.
UK - Hedge fund investors must stop "undermining" one another by accepting inadequate terms, the Universities Superannuation Scheme believes.
US - The Teacher Retirement System of Texas plans to boost investments in large cap stocks, real estate and hedge funds, while curbing fixed-income and currency holdings.
UK - Almost three-quarters of schemes are committed to long-term de-risking strategies but the majority still plan to demand extra employer contributions, an Aon Hewitt poll reveals.
US - The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) will today decide whether to introduce a risk overlay strategy across its $146.4bn portfolio.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
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