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08/10/2018
 

BETTER FINANCE RESEARCH – THE REAL RETURN 2018: REAL PENSION RETURNS ACROSS THE EU ON AVERAGE STILL TOO LOW AND OPAQUE


BETTER FINANCE has been monitoring the performance of EU pension and long-term savings since 2013, with its 6th edition of the “The Real Return” by now covering 16 countries and over 85% of the EU population. Unfortunately, the dire state of pension savings across the EU has not improved much over the years. Despite a six-year bull market both for European equities and bonds, the outlook for European pension savers remains bleak.

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08/10/2018
 

Pension Savings: The Real Return - 2018 Edition


BETTER FINANCE published the 2018 Edition of "Pension Savings: The Real Return". Download the report in English for free here. Should you like to order a physical copy please contacts us at info@betterfinance.eu.

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01/10/2018
 

BETTER FINANCE feedback to the FCA’s call for input: PRIIPs Regulation- initial experiences with the new requirements


As representative of investors and financial services users, BETTER FINANCE has raised concerns regarding the PRIIPs KID legislative framework in terms of investor protection and in particular the fact that standardised, easily comparable and long-term past performance data (of both the product and its chosen benchmark) are eliminated under the PRIIPs delegated regulation. The elimination of standardised, easily comparable data on past performance is a regressive step for investors and will reverse some of the partial progress made on making the investment market more transparent and accountable.

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10/09/2018
 

BETTER FINANCE - Annual Report 2017




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04/09/2018
 

- Feedback on the European Commission’s draft delegated Regulation on the Distribution of insurance-based investment products


Investment firms shall act in accordance with the best interest of their clients and as such, when providing investment advice and portfolio management, they must disclose information on the ESG of each financial product offered to the client before providing investment services. The asset managers must explain to the client how his or her ESG preferences for each financial instrument is taken into consideration during the advice process. BETTER FINANCE fully supports this proposal to include ESG considerations during

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04/09/2018
 

BETTER FINANCE FEEDBACK TO THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S PROPOSAL AMENDING THE REGULATION ON ORGANIZATIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND OPERATING CONDITIONS FOR INVESTMENT FIRMS


Investment firms shall act in accordance with the best interest of their clients. As such, when providing investment advice and portfolio management, they must disclose information on the ESG of each financial product offered to the client before providing investment services. The asset managers must explain to the client how his or her ESG preferences for each financial instrument is taken into consideration during the advice process.

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