A broad trend In the last few years there has been a trend in OECD countries to push back the […]
Appetite among investors for funds with capital protection has been increasing in recent years. BNP Paribas Investment Partners’ research examines […]
A summary of the most recent research presented at the Inquire Europe seminar in Frankfurt in October 2016.
In June 2015, I published an article entitled “A capital guarantee: but at what price?” in which I explained that […]
Statistics comparing the higher education and wage levels of men and women are well known. In France, women have more […]
A substantial amount of financial literature supports the idea that women tend to be more risk-averse than men when it […]
French daily Le Figaro on 5 April 2016 reported on a study by the Conseil d’Orientation des Retraites (COR), the French […]
Chart of the week: Japanese population and age structure, 1950 – 2050 Japan’s population peaked in 2010 at just over […]
It may sound surprising to some, but an increasing number of books and academic studies are demonstrating that when women […]
A report published by the French equivalent of the UK’s Central Advisory Committee on Pensions and Compensation notes […]
With the replacement rate set to continue its decline, Charles Alberti suggests starting longer-term savings for retirement earlier.
The following article is based on the results of a survey undertaken by BNPP IP and the CICERO Group about the savings priorities of French people.
Interest rates in Europe fell dramatically until the middle of April 2015 driven, in part, by the European Central Bank’s […]
With longevity rising in OECD countries, funding for one’s retirement period is proving to be increasingly difficult by requiring more individual saivngs.
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) held its annual investment conference on 11-12 March 2015 in Edinburgh. The NAPF […]
Demand is increasing for investment solutions with a clear view of the outcome at retirement. Here we propose solutions designed to meet three types of desired outcome at retirement: accruing capital for a project, buying an annuity and ensuring a decent income stream.
The notion of saving to ensure a decent standard of living in old age is, for many young people, as alien as the idea of not being organically attached to a Smartphone.
Target-date funds match a variety of investment horizons and individual long-term needs.