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Private pension funds maintains strong growth in 2020; hits ¢22.02bn in 2020

Joy Online | 01 Dec 2021

Private pension funds maintained a strong growth momentum in 2020, a report from the Bank of Ghana has disclosed. According to the report, total private pension funds, grew by 26.8% in 2020, as compared to 33.4% in 2019. At the end of December 2020,

Teachers vote on pension strike in private girls’ schools

The Times/The Sunday Times | 22 Nov 2021

A trust running more than 20 private girls’ schools is facing the first strike by teachers in its 149-year history in a dispute

Can I move my private pension with me if I leave my job?

This is Money | 18 Nov 2021

I am an office worker in my mid-30s and have built up a private pension pot after being auto-enrolled totalling roughly £75,000 over my decade long

Postal Life allowed to manage private pension funds

Dawn | 18 Nov 2021

ISLAMABAD: Postal Life Insurance Company Limited (PLICL) has been granted permission by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to manage private pension funds under the Voluntary Pension System (VPS). PLICL is the first life insurance company to be granted the

Oran Hall | Trends in the private pension industry

The Gleaner | 14 Nov 2021

The proportion of the employed labour force participating in private pension plans is on a steady increase, and a comparison of the Financial Services Commission’s private pension industry quarterly statistics for June 2016 and June 2021 shows...

Lord Rothermere nears pensions deal in bid to take Daily Mail owner private

Irish Independent | 02 Nov 2021

The owner of the Daily Mail has confirmed its biggest shareholder Lord Rothermere is close to agreeing a £400 million pensions deal that would clear the final

I'm nearly 54 and struggling - can I borrow some of my private pension to ...

The Daily Mail | 18 Oct 2021

I contacted Royal London asking if some of my pension could be released and I would repay what I take. The reply was no money can be released until I am 55 - I'm 54 next month. I only need a small amount to pay off a debt. Is it possible to borrow from a private pension? I have had to temporary cease monthly payments. Pension tap: Is it ever wise

Can I withdraw private pension to pay debts? Steve Webb replies

This is Money | 18 Oct 2021

I contacted Royal London asking if some of my pension could be released and I would repay what I take.� The reply was no money can be

I'm nearly 54 - can I withdraw some of my private pension to pay off ...

The Daily Mail | 18 Oct 2021

I contacted Royal London asking if some of my pension could be released and I would repay what I take. The reply was no money can be released until I am 55 - I'm 54 next month. I only need a small amount to pay off a debt. Is it possible to borrow from a private pension? I have had to temporary cease monthly payments. Pension tap: Is it ever wise

Call for Budget to end pensions ‘discrimination’ against private sector workers and self-employed

Irish Independent | 04 Oct 2021

THERE are renewed calls for an end to pensions “discrimination” against private-sector workers and the self-employed. Business lobby group Isme and Brokers Ireland have jointly called on Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe and Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath to make changes in the Budget to end what they say is an unfair

Am I entitled to a share of my divorced husband's private pension?

This is Money | 04 Oct 2021

My husband and I divorced. Our divorce didn't state that we couldn't share pensions, so I was wondering if I was entitled to a share of his

Call for measures to end pensions ‘discrimination’ against private sector

The Irish Times | 04 Oct 2021

Small business lobby Isme and Brokers Ireland, which represents financial advisers, have called on the Government to increase financial support for private pensions. The groups have written to Ministers outlining measures that, it says, would remove “pensions discrimination against the self-employed and private sector workers”. “The gold-plated

Pensions Warm to Stock Funds Modeled to Mirror Private-Equity Returns

Wall Street Journal | 02 Oct 2021

Some pension managers are interested in investment strategies that seek to

Taoiseach’s pension would cost €2m to buy on private market as Cabinet’s total adds up to more than €11m

Irish Independent | 25 Sep 2021

The cost of buying the pensions of the entire Cabinet on the private market would come in at more than €11m, according to figures compiled for the Irish Independent’s Political Rich List. Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s pension alone would cost over €2m, while Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney’s would cost €1.6m.

ABI trade body slams UK Government's 'complicated' rules around the private pension age rise

This is Money | 14 Sep 2021

The UK's leading insurer trade body has called for the�Government to implement a simpler approach when it raises the age savers can tap into their pension pots from 55 to 57 in 2028.

Eskom pension and provident fund to boost private equity exposure

Business Day | 14 Sep 2021

The state-run retirement fund is launching a small-to-medium sized enterprises debt fund BL Premium The Eskom Pension

Morrisons’ potential private equity buyer CD&R reaches agreement with supermarket group's pension trustees

The Daily Mail | 14 Sep 2021

The private equity house in line to acquire Morrisons has reached an agreement with the supermarket group’s pension trustees in its latest move to secure the deal ahead of rival bidders. Clayton Dublilier & Rice, which last week agreed a £7billion deal to acquire Morrisons, said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with the companies’ pension

PRIVATE PENSIONS IN ROMANIA IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR (Financial Supervisory Authority)

Public Technologies | 13 Sep 2021

) The private pension system was the least affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, given the long-term savings and investment policy. Over time, there have been few episodes of higher volatility. These have affected private pension funds only conjecturally, their assets recording substantial year-on-year increases. At the end of June this year,

Thanks to Private Equity, Pensions Across America Report Record-Breaking Returns (American Investment Council)

Public Technologies | 10 Sep 2021

) Thanks to Private Equity, Pensions Across America Report Record-Breaking Returns Throughout the summer, pension funds across the country reported on their returns for the fiscal year 2021. As Chief Investment Officer Magazine recently reported 'private equity is consistently the top-performing asset class' within many pensions' portfolios. In

If I cash in my £38K private pension, how will it affect the NHS pension ...

The Daily Mail | 06 Sep 2021

I'm confused about what the 'money purchase annual allowance' means for my NHS pension. I have a small private pension of £38,000 which I want to cash in. I am presently paying in to my NHS pension at least for another three years. I have both a 1995 and 2015 NHS pension. If I cash in my private pension does this mean that it will affect how much I

Appetite for private equity investment by SA pension funds grows

Business Day | 02 Sep 2021

SA Venture Capital Association’s latest private equity survey shows local capital custodians are more

SA pension funds warming to private equity investment

Business Day | 02 Sep 2021

SA Venture Capital Association’s latest private equity survey shows local capital custodians are more

Nest opens pensions to private equity

The Times/The Sunday Times | 28 Aug 2021

Ten million of the country’s lowest earners will for the first time have their retirement savings invested partly in private equity. The

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U.S. job growth slows; unemployment rate plunges to 4.2%

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Summary Nonfarm payrolls increase 210,000 in NovemberUnemployment rate falls to 4.2% from 4.6%Average hourly earnings up 0.3%; workweek rises to 34.8 WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. employment growth slowed considerably in November amid job losses at retailers and in local government education, but the unemployment rate plunged to a 21-month low

Macy's reliance on stores for e-commerce weighs on mulled split

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Macy's Inc (M.N) is grappling with how to make its e-commerce business a standalone company without losing customers who rely on its department stores to pick up or return items they bought online, according to people familiar with the deliberations. The 163-year-old retailer said last month that it had asked consulting firm

LIVE MARKETS Equities in 2022? BofA overweight on Spain, Italy

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Summary Choppy session for European equitiesOil and gas stocks best performers up 1.2%Miners and banks fall Dec 3 - Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of markets brought to you by Reuters reporters. You can share your thoughts with us at markets.research@thomsonreuters.com EQUITIES IN 2022? BOFA OVERWEIGHT ON SPAIN, ITALY (1159 GMT) BofA

AmEx Global Business Travel to go public via $5.3 bln Apollo SPAC deal

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Dec 3 (Reuters) - American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) said on Friday it would merge with a blank-check firm backed by Apollo Global Management Inc (APO.N) to go public in a deal valued at around $5.3 billion. The deal with Apollo Strategic Growth Capital (ASGC) (APSG.N) will deliver gross proceeds of up to $1.2 billion, including a $335

Pakistan plans budget squeeze to win IMF funding approval

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

ISLAMABAD, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Pakistan will end most exemptions on sales tax so that all sectors pay a uniform 17% as part of a package of belt tightening measures aimed at securing approval for a $1 billion tranche of IMF funding, officials said on Friday. As well as withdrawing sales tax exemptions worth around 300 billion rupees ($1.70 billion) a

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Ohio Politics Explained podcast: Venmo donation rules and a $65 billion idea

The Columbus Dispatch | 03 Dec 2021

Ohioans learned they might be able to Venmo campaign donations in 2022, and we're talking about what that means on this week's episode of Ohio Politics Explained. Each week, we catch you up on the state's political news of the week in 15 minutes or less. This week, host Anna Staver was joined by reporter Jessie Balmert. Here's what we talked about:

EFT, China's DEC sign $49 mln deal to build solar plant in Bosnia

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

SARAJEVO, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Power trader and operator Energy Financing Team (EFT) has signed an agreement on the construction of a 60-megawatt (MW) solar plant in Bosnia with China's Dongfang Electric International Corporation (DEC), the EFT said in a

LIVE MARKETS Bond investors see low terminal rate, Fed able to curb inflation

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Summary U.S. payrolls 210k vs 550k estU.S indexes lower; tech leads S&P sector declinesSTOXX 600 down 0.3%%Oil, dollar up; bitcoin, gold flat10-yr U.S. Treasury yield ~1.45% Dec 3 - Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of markets brought to you by Reuters reporters. You can share your thoughts with us at

U.S. Treasury tells new German government: Be bold, keep spending

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury on Friday kept Germany on its Monitoring List for problematic currency practices and urged the incoming coalition government to keep up its "bold" COVID-19 spending rather than return to persistent fiscal surpluses. In its semi-annual currency report, Treasury said Germany had extended most

European shares set to end bumpy week with gains

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Summary Travel, oil stocks lead morning gainsDassault soars on France-UAE Rafale dealOrphan Biovitrum plunges Dec 3 (Reuters) - European shares inched up on Friday and were set to end a volatile week higher as investors bought stocks hammered by fears around the Omicron variant, although gains were largely muted ahead of the U.S. monthly jobs data.

U.S. government could miss payments as soon as Dec. 21 -think tank

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. government could start missing payments on its bills as soon as Dec. 21 if Congress fails to raise a legal limit on public borrowing, the Bipartisan Policy Center said on Friday. The think tank's projection, based on updated official data on tax receipts and government spending, underscores the mounting

IMF, Zambia reach staff level agreement for $1.4 bln support plan

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

LUSAKA, Dec 3 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund and Zambia on Friday reached a staff level agreement on a $1.4 billion, three-year extended credit facility, bringing the heavily indebted copper producer one step closer to a comprehensive debt overhaul. Zambia, one of the world's largest copper producers, became Africa's first

Narrowing equity market breadth may signal a \

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Narrowing equity market breadth, rising volatility and the prospects of rate hikes are the classic signs of a market top, BofA said in a weekly report on Thursday. Just five of the biggest U.S. technology stocks accounted for 71% of the nearly 20% gains in U.S stocks, BoFA analysts noted of the performance of shares in a

Ex-investor challenges BridgeBio’s buy of biopharma biz Eidos

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Summary Law firms Related documents Suit says deal was conflicted, completed at unfair pricePlaintiff sued company to see records about the deal in January The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this feature as we continue to test and develop in beta. We welcome

China Evergrande gets $260 mln demand, warns of non-payment

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Indebted real estate developer China Evergrande (3333.HK) has got a demand under a $260 million guarantee obligation, the company said on Friday, adding it may be unable to repay due to a liquidity crisis that has gripped China's property sector.

LIVE MARKETS UK equities: what booster?

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Summary Choppy session for European equitiesOil and gas stocks best performersMiners and banks fallWall Street futures tick upAll eyes on NFPs Dec 3 - Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of markets brought to you by Reuters reporters. You can share your thoughts with us at markets.research@thomsonreuters.com UK EQUITIES: WHAT BOOSTER? (1259

Advocates welcome Taliban decree barring forced marriages but call for more

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

ISLAMABAD, Dec 3 (Reuters) - A decree released by the Taliban barring forced marriage was a major step forward, two leading Afghan women said on Friday, but questions remained about whether the hardline Islamist group would extend women's rights around work and education. Afghanistan's Taliban government on Friday released a decree which

Homegrown Olympic record breaker Keely Hodgkinson inspires next generation

Manchester Evening News | 03 Dec 2021

The fund offers financial support to young athletes and is open for applications ...

LIVE MARKETS Markets slowly turn red as European banks dive down

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Summary European equities abandon early gainsOil and gas stocks best performers up 1.1%Miners and banks fall Dec 3 - Welcome to the home for real-time coverage of markets brought to you by Reuters reporters. You can share your thoughts with us at markets.research@thomsonreuters.com MARKETS SLOWLY TURN RED AS EUROPEAN BANKS DIVE DOWN (1105 GMT) The

U.S. bond funds see higher outflow in the week to Dec. 1 -Lipper

Reuters | 03 Dec 2021

Dec 3 (Reuters) - U.S. bond funds witnessed a surge in outflows in the week to Dec. 1 on rising prospects that the U.S. Federal Reserve will ramp up the pace of unwinding its bond purchases and will lift rates as soon as mid-2022. According to Refinitiv Lipper data, investors sold U.S. bond funds worth a net $2.16 billion, compared with their net

SBCorp, Alaska sign STAPLES agreement

Manila Standard Today | 03 Dec 2021

Small Business Corp. (SBCorp) signed an agreement with Alaska Milk Corp. for collaborative efforts to implement the Sustaining Trade and Access to Primary

Dominguez orders 3 GFIs to comply with new reporting rules

Manila Standard Today | 03 Dec 2021

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the Social Security System, Government Service Insurance System, and Philippine Health Insurance Corp. to fully comply with the Philippine Financial Reporting Standards (PFRS) 4 in reporting their social benefit liabilities for stability and transparency purposes. SBLs represent the social

EU-funded peace conference draws hundreds of Christian, Muslim leaders

Manila Standard Today | 03 Dec 2021

Amid the continued threats of violent extremism and terrorism in many parts of the Philippines, hundreds of young leaders representing indigenous groups, Christian and Muslim communities, and other backgrounds mobilized on Saturday in a powerful showcase of peace through the Panaghiusa Grand Peace Conference held at the Tagum City Historical and

Globe borrows P15 billion from banks to finance capex

Manila Standard Today | 03 Dec 2021

Globe Telecom Inc. said Friday it borrowed P15 billion from two local banks to fund capital expenditures and refinance debt. The telecom unit of Ayala Group said it signed term loan facilities with BDO Unibank Inc. and Land Bank of the