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Norway joins international pensions ranking at high level

Norway's pension system has come under the spotlight of the sector’s top international ranking for the first time in 2017. According to the study by Mercer’s Australian subsidiary, the system is better than its counterparts in both Sweden and Finland, but falls short of Denmark's world-leading retirement income system.

Norway has a good pension system, though not as good as Denmark's, study shows.

The annual release of the highly-regarded Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index has delivered mixed news for pension systems in the Nordic region.

While Denmark held onto its international lead but lost the top A grade it has been awarded in recent years, slipping to the second-highest mark of B+, Norway was included for the first time, and the third highest grade of B.

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