SWEDEN - The Premium Pension Authority (PPM) has hired Aon Consulting to further develop its online fund selection tool "Lotsen", which has been labelled a failure by some due to low usage by members since inception.
The tool, launched last December, was designed to assist people confused by the complexity involved in investment decisions to choose their asset allocation. According to the PPM, the tool may need to...
SWEDEN - Första AP-fonden (AP1) returned SEK 3bn ($463bn) after expenses in the first half of 2011, representing a return of 1.4%.
NORDICS - Nordic investors are continuing to show optimism in hedge funds with nearly a third planning to increase their exposure this year to strategies like global macro, event driven and long/short funds, a new report shows.
SWEDEN - Swedish pension buffer fund AP4 is looking for up to three passive global equity managers.
SWEDEN - Sweden's €100bn ($143bn) state pensions funds are facing a wide-ranging government review which could result in mergers.
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