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Women hit by pensions gender gap

02/10/2017

Women hit by pensions gender gap (source Aviva Life & Pensions) http://avivalifeandpensionsireland.newsweaver.com/nwstatic/spacer.gif This year Aviva has put the spotlight on the ‘gender pensions savings gap’ in order to highlight the lack of pension provision and understanding of pensions amongst women versus their male counterparts. Our insight shows that whilst the economy recovers, the pension savings gap is not being reduced, and this creates a specific need for additional awareness amongst women of the importance of saving for their retirement.
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Market update

29/09/2017

US equities closed marginally higher yesterday, settling at fresh record highs as investors continue to focus on the Trump administration’s tax reform agenda. The S&P 500 gained 0.1% as Materials and Real Estate companies lead the index higher.
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Market update

14/08/2017

Rising tensions between the US administration and North Korea led to a modest correction in risk assets last week, as the VIX volatility index spiked nearly 50% (albeit from a subdued level).
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Market update

06/07/2017

US The S&P500 closed broadly flat, near record levels. Oil reversed recent gains, falling 3.7% (its biggest decline in a month) leading the Energy sector to fall over 2%, but Technology and Semiconductor shares rallied to lead the market to a flat close overall.
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Market update

11/05/2017

The European Commission has said that Ireland's GDP is forecast to expand robustly over this year and next but that the pace of growth will moderate.
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