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Discounted New Stock Issues of J-REITs

Recently, new stock issues (capital increases) of J-REITs have occurred at prices well bel...
(07/08/2008)

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Hiroto Iwasa

Hiroto Iwasa
Financial Research Department

Asset Allocation of Defined Contribution Plans in Japan

In defined contribution (DC) plans, the asset allocation decisions of plan participants c...
(27/05/2008)

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Tomoki Kitamura

Tomoki Kitamura
Financial Research Department

Employees’ Pension Insurance Must Cover More Part-Time Workers and Permanent Employees

Legislation to integrate three Mutual Aid pension plans into the Employees’ Pensi...
(21/05/2008)

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Kunio Nakashima

Kunio Nakashima
Insurance Research Department

Estimate of Additional Funding Needed to Forego Macroeconomic Indexing of the Basic Pension

The National (Basic) Pension faces key issues not only on the funding side—most rec...
(20/05/2008)

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Kunio Nakashima

Kunio Nakashima
Insurance Research Department

Accounting for Plan Sponsors-Trends in the Discount Rate and Expected Return on Plan Assets

Five years after the introduction of new accounting rules, both the discount rate and expec...
(27/04/2007)

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Masaharu Usuki

New Equity Index May Overcome Problems of Capitalization-Weighted Indexing

We apply a new indexing method developed in the U.S. to Japanese equities. Backtesting of th...
(30/03/2007)

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Shingo Ide

Shingo Ide
Financial Research Department

On the Possibility of Pension Revision in 2009

In the past, the public pension system was revised every five years based on a "financi...
(29/03/2007)

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Kunio Nakashima

Kunio Nakashima
Insurance Research Department

Improving the Public Pension Statement -- Suggestions Based on Survey Results

The government is studying ways to enhance the public pension statement. By informing part...
(08/09/2006)

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Masaharu Usuki

Encouraging Informed Debate on the 2004 Pension Reform (A Summary)


(25/08/2003)

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NLI Research Institute Pension Forum