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Pension Fund Yield Must be Evaluated On a Long-term Basis

The yield of the Pension Funds has undergone a sharp drop in recent months, as a result of the downturn of the external and internal stock markets.

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Declarations on the draft of the Argentine Government for nationalization of private pension funds

Declaration of FIAP

Compliment of the Declaration of FIAP

Declaration of the Chairman of the UAFJP, Sebastian Palla


Letter from Mr. Guillermo Arthur to FIAP members

Due to doubts and comments appearing in the media claiming that the Chilean system has failed, I wish to highlight some studies performed by specialists on the subject that confirm the good performance of the Chilean individually funded system, which began operating in 1981 and has currently been in force for nearly 27 years.
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On October 7th , 2008 the Financial Supervision Commission approved the minimum rate of return for the Supplementary Pension Security Funds for the period from 29 September 2006 till 30 September 2008 on an annual basis

The Financial Supervision Commission has approved a minimum rate of return of -0.64 % on an annual basis , resulting from the management of the Universal Pension Funds’ assets for the preceding 24-month period considered from 30 September 2006 till 30 September 2008, while for the same period of time the minimum rate of return for the Occupational Pension Funds has been determined at  -1.56 % on an annual basis.


The Bulgarian pension system

European Pensions Magazine, June 2008

Nikola Abadjiev explains why the Bulgarian pension system is moving from a period of stability to sustainable development
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On July 7th , 2008 the Financial Supervision Commission approved the minimum rate of return for the Supplementary Pension Security Funds for the period from 30 June 2006 till 30 June 2008 on an annual basis

The Financial Supervision Commission has approved a minimum rate of return of 4.04% on an annual basis , resulting from the management of the Universal Pension Funds’ assets for the preceding 24-month period considered from 30 June 2006 till 30 June 2008, while for the same period of time the minimum rate of return for the Occupational Pension Funds has been determined at 3.76% on an annual basis.


On April 7th, 2008 the Financial Supervision Commission approved the minimum rate of return for the Supplementary Pension Security Funds for the period from 31 March 2006 till 31 March 2008 on an annual basis

The Financial Supervision Commission has approved a minimum rate of return of 4.89% on an annual basis, resulting from the management of the Universal Pension Funds’ assets for the preceding 24-month period considered from 31March 2006 till 31 March 2008, while for the same period of time the minimum rate of return for the Occupational Pension Funds has been determined at 4.82% on an annual basis.


Adjustments to the Chilean pension system

Pensions Observatory, March 31st, 2008
Joaquín Vial

The present government came to power with a clear mandate to make adjustments
to the pensions system.
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Pensions in Central and Eastern Europe

Slipping back into the cold
Sofia Group gives region a voice
Policy review engages Polish funds
Revising the first draft
Coping with high inflation
Widening the investment universe
Taking to custody
Diversifying asset management


On January 8th, 2008 the Financial Supervision Commission approved the minimum rate of return for the Supplementary Pension Security Funds for the period from 30 December 2005 till 28 December 2007 on an annual basis.

The Financial Supervision Commission has approved a minimum rate of return of 7.24% on an annual basis, resulting from the management of the Universal Pension Funds’ assets for the preceding 24-month period considered from 30 December 2005 till 28 December 2007, while for the same period of time the minimum rate of return for the Occupational Pension Funds has been determined at 7.49% on an annual basis.


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