ITALY - The proposal to raise women's retirement age is a "useless punishment," according to Paolo Pirani, confederal secretary of the Italian Work Union (Union Italiana del Lavoro - UIL)
Pension reforms in Italy have proposed a three-year jump in retirement age from 57 to 60, due to be introduced in 2008. Dubbed the “scalone” this suggestion has been met with controversy and objection....
CHINA - The head of the IMF pleaded with China to support the eurozone as she warned the global economy is heading for a "lost decade".
ITALY - BNL/BNP Paribas Employees' Pension Fund has hired State Street Global Advisors to run an €82m ($113m) custom fixed income mandate while the Cariplo Pension Fund renewed a European equity mandate worth $71m.
ITALY - State Street has strengthened its European presence with the opening of two new offices in Milan and Turin, Italy. The move is part of the company's successful integration efforts with Intesa Sanpaolo (ISP) which has a presence in both Italy and...
Raquel Pichardo-Allison reports on a new wave of activism starting to swell in Italy
ITALY - Mercer has strengthened its management team in Italy with four internal appointments.