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Ageing Asia's looming pension crisis
Ageing Asia's looming pension crisis
Asian Development Bank
Jul 2009 Viet Nam, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Korea, Democratic People'S Republic Of, Indonesia, China Pensioners & Retirement, Investment - General, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, Countries - excl. European Union and US
Working paper No 165 from the Asian Development Bank, entitled "Ageing Asia’s looming pension crisis" and written by Donghyun Park, examines how old-age income support is becoming an issue of growing importance throughout Asia. This paper provides a broad overview of the current state of the pension systems in the People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and identifies their major structural weaknesses. Key systemic failures were found to be low coverage, inadequate benefits, lack of financial sustainability, and insufficient support for the elderly poor. The paper concludes with some specific policy directions for pension reform to strengthen the capacity of Asian pension systems in delivering economic security for the growing number of the elderly in the region.

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Global Foreign Exchange Business
Foreign Exchange business practices, service provider assessments and compensation.
Greenwich Associates
Apr 2003 Venezuela, United States, Taiwan, Province Of China, Thailand, Singapore, Sweden, Portugal, Philippines, New Zealand, Norway, Netherlands, Malaysia, Mexico, Macau, Sri Lanka, Korea, Republic Of, Japan, Italy, India, Ireland, Indonesia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, France, Finland, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Colombia, China, Chile, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, Belgium, Australia, Austria, Argentina Investment - General
The average foreign exchange volume conducted by large corporate and financial institutions worldwide rose slightly but significantly in 2002, at the same time interbank trading fell off. Among the larger users globally, the average volume of foreign exchange trading by the same 716 institutions in 2001 and 2002 rose from $26.6 billion annually to $28.2 billion. Among the largest of them, those that trade more than $10 billion annually, the average rose from $53 billion to $54.5 billion.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Apr 2003 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

9F11768C   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Derivative practices
Interest-rate derivatives trading practices, service provider assessments, and compensation
Greenwich Associates
Apr 2003 Venezuela, United States, Taiwan, Province Of China, Thailand, Singapore, Sweden, Portugal, Philippines, New Zealand, Norway, Netherlands, Malaysia, Mexico, Macau, Sri Lanka, Korea, Republic Of, Japan, Italy, India, Ireland, Indonesia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, France, Finland, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Colombia, China, Chile, Switzerland, Canada, Brazil, Belgium, Australia, Austria, Argentina Accounting, Investment - General
Compliance with internationally-mandated accounting standards requiring mark-to-market tracking of interest-rate derivatives value by those larger corporate that use them remains widely divergent across regions of the globe, with near-total uptake in some markets and well under half in others. 

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441177B7   Click here to contact the authors.
 

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