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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NEST sets out investment strategy
UK - NEST has today unveiled its investment strategy and published its first statement of investment principles.
NYC to offer "unrivaled" public pensions transparency
US - New York City comptroller John Liu has announced plans to provide the public with unparalleled access to information about the $113bn New York City pension funds.
Investors urged to steer clear of UK government bonds
UK - Schemes should steer clear of UK government bonds if they want to maintain the real value of their capital and secure a positive real income, AXA Investment Managers warns.
Infrastructure ETFs offer long-term opportunities for pension funds
GLOBAL - ETF Securities (ETFS) has listed two new infrastructure funds which the firm believes are particularly suitable for pension funds.
Switzerland regulator approves first hedge fund
SWITZERLAND - Swiss & Global Asset Management and Swiss Hedge Capital have launched the first single manager hedge fund to be regulated by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
Hermes: Asset management industry failed schemes
UK - The asset management industry "abdicated responsibility" towards schemes during the financial crisis of 2008 and needs to become more responsible towards clients, Hermes says.
Global Pensions Awards 2011
Here they are - the winners of the Global Pensions Awards 2011.
IFG plans to acquire more pension managers as revenue climbs 29%
IRELAND/UK - IFG Group, which bought UK pension provider James Hay last year, wants to acquire other personal pension managers in Britain under pressure to boost capital, chief executive officer Mark Bourke said.
BlackRock to be added to S&P500 index
US - BlackRock will join the ranks of the 500 largest companies in the US and be added to the S&P500 index.
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This week's top stories included Cardano announcing plans to acquire Now Pensions from a Dutch pension fund later this year.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) faces a £102m impact on liabilities as a result of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), according to its annual results.