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Australia slips place in global pension fund ranking

Australia has slipped from third to fourth position in the
newly released Mercer Global Pension Index for 2018,
a survey widely considered the most comprehensive
overview of global pension systems.
“The Australian index value fell significantly primarily
due to a toughening of the assets test resulting in a reduction
in the net replacement rate and the inclusion of the level of
household debt as part of the adequacy sub-index,” Mercer explains.
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