World pension systems face reform challenges as people live longer

Significant reform of pension systems is needed in several countries, according to the results of a survey of schemes in 27 countries.

US workers confused about retirement plans

A rising number of workers in the US do not know about or understand their retirement plans according to a survey by global investment-management and research firm AllianceBernstein (AB).

SWFs and pension funds will drive alternative investments into mainstream by 2020 forecasts PwC

The asset management landscape is undergoing radical change. Alternative investments could reach a high of $15.3tn by 2020, forecasts a report by PwC.