Shalin Shah looks at how smart beta is being used in credit and asks whether there is a different way.
Schemes with heavy allocation to UK equities that have high EU exposure could see major changes to their risk profiles following a Brexit, according to research.
Diversified growth funds are in the spotlight after disappointing 2015 performance and concerns they’ve led DB schemes to miss out on good equity returns in previous years. Stephanie Baxter hears concerns about the popular universe
There are more than 100 varieties of charges incurred in pension scheme investment according to research from the Transparency Task Force (TTF).
Aegon has sold the final third of its UK annuity portfolio to Legal & General (L&G) as part of its strategy to free up capital from non-core business.
A data tool to help investors assess the liquidity of fixed income assets has been launched by Euroclear in collaboration with Lyxor Asset Management.
Up to 4.8 million UK scheme members invested in hedge funds pay 36 times more in fees than they would for low cost alternatives according to SCM Direct.
Only 3% of final salary defined benefit (DB) schemes with assets of over £1bn are now open to new members according to Barnett Waddingham.
As the £5.1bn Neuberger Berman High Yield Bond Fund approaches its 10-year anniversary, Thomas O’Reilly examines the current state of the asset class and explains why investors are witnessing an attractive pocket of opportunity in fallen angels.
Consultants have been battling with fund managers for years on the ‘dressing up’ of track records. Yet it continues to be a challenge even more so in DC, writes Stephanie Baxter
Stewart Bevan highlights the impact costs can have on scheme portfolios.
Pensions are growing in popularity as an increasing number of people would choose them to save their spare income, according to research.
Claus Vorm asks what role duration plays in multi-asset portfolios and what are the alternatives?
'Asset management is a simple business but it's not an easy business'
Fears of deflation have been exaggerated since the 2008 financial crisis according to former Bank of England (BoE) monetary policy committee member Andrew Sentance.
With FCA authorisation under its belt the Pensions Infrastructure Platform wants to prove its sceptics wrong. Mike Weston also tells Stephanie Baxter about his proposition for the LGPS
Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has been dealt a blow in confidence after 18% of shareholders including Railpen Investments (RPMI Railpen) have voted against its remuneration policy.
Lack of an agreed definition of value for money is posing many challenges for the industry. Kristian Brunt-Seymour looks at research by the Pensions Policy Institute which suggests a number of solutions
Professional Pensions spoke to three chief investment officers from some of the UK’s leading asset managers about Brexit, the investment challenges facing schemes and asset allocation. This is what they said…
Trustees relying on equities and gilt yields to improve are taking a big gamble and could result in a rush of schemes going bust, says Hugh Nolan.
Aegon has agreed to purchase BlackRock's defined contribution (DC) platform and administration arm, increasing its platform-based workplace savings business to £30bn.
Colin Moore asks pension funds to focus on achieving consistency rather than maximising returns.
PP looks at whether fears that market liquidity is falling are justified and if we should be worried.
The Chancellor's lifetime ISA (LISA) threatens to obstruct pension saving down the income scale according to Association of Consulting Actuaries chairman David Fairs.