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Russian Railways consider ceding control in pension fund: sources

MOSCOW Russian Railways, the state-controlled railways operator, is considering ceding control in Blagosostoyanie, the country's second largest corporate pension fund as part of a drive to divest non-core assets, six sources familiar with the plans told Reuters.

Italy state pensions chief takes aim at anti-establishment government

ROME A dispute between the chief of Italy's state pensions agency INPS and the government came to a head on Thursday when the civil servant accused one ruling party leader of threatening him, and another of losing touch with reality.

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Russian lawmakers back higher retirement age in preliminary vote

MOSCOW Russian lawmakers backed a proposal on Thursday to raise the retirement age in a preliminary vote, part of an unpopular budget package designed to shore up government finances which has already dented President Vladimir Putin's approval ratings.

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U.S. Medigap plans fall short on protections for pre-existing conditions

CHICAGO (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

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Queen B: Life lessons take flight with Angela Bassett

NEW YORK (The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)

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New York City agrees to pay $20.8 million in nurses case: Justice Department

WASHINGTON New York City has agreed to pay $20.8 million to settle federal discrimination charges brought by registered nurses and midwives who said their work was not recognized as "physically taxing," the Justice Department said on Wednesday.

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Morgan Stanley CEO declares broker recruiting wars over

NEW YORK A subtle peace has emerged in Wall Street's long-running broker recruiting wars, Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorman said on Wednesday.

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Working in retirement is not a sure thing

CHICAGO (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

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Macron starts 'new phase' with unions after fast-and-furious first year

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told unions and bosses on Tuesday his second year in power would be a "new phase" in his presidency during which he would consult them more after largely ignoring them in his first year, an employers group said.

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Trading up: Life lessons with philanthropist John Arnold

NEW YORK (The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)

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Beware the reach of Her Majesty's taxman, Brexit bankers told

LONDON Financial workers weighing up offers to move to Europe after Brexit may find out that relocating is financially more complicated than they bargained for thanks to the long arm of Her Majesty's Revenues and Customs (HMRC).

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University of Maine pension fund fires Guggenheim over regulatory probe

A university pension and endowment fund fired a Guggenheim Partners LLC subsidiary because of its ongoing investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), records showed, as the closely watched U.S. asset manager faces pressure to address clients' concerns.

Investment firm EnCap to pay $500,000 to settle pay-to-play claims

HOUSTON Private-equity firm EnCap Investments will pay $500,000 to settle civil "pay-to-play" allegations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after running afoul of campaign contribution and money management rules.

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A decade on, pre-crisis mortgages linger for big banks, homeowners

NEW YORK A decade on big U.S. banks are still running down and selling off crisis-era mortgages, a process executives point to as weighing on loan growth.

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Column: Beyond GE - U.S. workers own too much company stock in retirement plans

CHICAGO The decision marked the end of an era: last month, the keepers of the Dow Jones Industrial Average removed General Electric Co, one of the original stocks included in the index when it was created in 1896.

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Rock of Ages: Life lessons with Def Leppard's Joe Elliott

NEW YORK (The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)

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How to shockproof your retirement healthcare costs

CHICAGO (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

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Alan Alda's new life lesson is that people need to connect

NEW YORK (The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)

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World Cup exit strips Putin of cover for pension reforms

MOSCOW Russia's elimination from the soccer World Cup on Saturday poses a challenge for the Kremlin: How to manage public anger over reforms that will hit voters' pockets without the distraction of national sporting success.

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Exclusive: Credit Suisse creates new anti-sexual harassment role

ZURICH Credit Suisse has carved out a new role to lead its handling of sexual harassment claims and examine group-wide policies, as Switzerland's second-biggest bank seeks to boost equal opportunities and create a fair treatment environment.