The belief that maturing DB schemes should automatically move into bonds and gilts is being increasingly challenged. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores alternatives to the traditional de-risking model
The combined deficit of UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has hit £900bn following Britain's historic decision to leave the EU.
John Gray asks why UK pension schemes do not have access to important information on charges.
Fund manager Brexit reaction: Unstable conditions could last up to five years but not a 'Lehmans moment'
Britain votes to leave European Union
Saker Nusseibeh says increasing longevity and a low interest rate environment means we need to take a different approach to retirement asset allocation
Schroders has restructured its multi-asset and portfolio solutions teams following the departure of Nico Marais.
As the UK goes to the polls to decide the country’s future EU membership, PP looks at what pension funds should expect under either scenario.
Herve Hanoune urges investors to look at their fixed income allocations differently
The total shortfall of defined benefit (DB) schemes increased to £850bn last week as market volatility worsened in response to escalating Brexit fears, according to research.
With the referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU just two days away, what should pension scheme managers and trustees expect in the event of Brexit? James Phillips reports.
The amount of hedged defined benefit (DB) liabilities grew to £741bn by the end of 2015 according to KPMG.
Pension funds have traditionally had exposure to infrastructure through equity, but debt is increasingly being touted as an attractive route. Stephanie Baxter looks at whether it is suitable for schemes.
While moving to CPI indexation can significantly reduce scheme liabilities, it can make buy-ins and buyouts more expensive. Kristian Brunt-Seymour finds pricing has slightly improved but still has a long way to go
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £100m in infrastructure debt secured on the Thames Tideway Tunnel.
Defined benefit schemes in the FTSE 100 increased their total bond allocation to a record £330bn by the end of 2015.
Investors flock to cash and bonds
Partners Group has launched the first private market fund for UK defined contribution schemes.
Alison Trusty has been hired as a hedge fund analyst in the liquid alternatives manager research team at Aon Hewitt.
The yield on the benchmark 10 year gilt fell to a record low yesterday, dropping below 1.25% for the first time and bottoming at 1.22%.
Longevity risk remains a top concern for a quarter of pension professionals according to research by State Street.
DB pensions can learn a lot from chess finds Robert Gardner.
This week we want to know if the current low interest rate environment is due to cyclical or structural factors.
Helen Morrissey asks whether the current low interest rate environment is here to stay.