Professional Pensions | 31 Oct 2014 | 13:12 |
Significant investment shifts by larger schemes are leading others to question their own portfolios at a time of severe market uncertainty, finds Stephanie Baxter
The Bank of England (BoE) has launched its biggest ever review into the fixed income, currency and commodities (FICC) markets following a string of recent scandals.
Professional Pensions | 30 Oct 2014 | 12:53
The wholesale movement of scheme assets from equities to fixed interest ground to a halt last year according to data from the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Professional Pensions | 30 Oct 2014 | 12:33
Aurum's Kevin Gundle explains why pensions are still committed to hedge funds.
Professional Pensions | 29 Oct 2014 | 13:12 |
Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Towers Watson EMEA head of investment Ed Francis about why we need less active investment but may need to pay managers more.
Professional Pensions | 27 Oct 2014 | 15:58 |
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority will soon launch a probe into how pension schemes have acted in stress scenarios over the past decade.
Professional Pensions | 27 Oct 2014 | 11:17 |
Direct approaches from asset managers are often considered a distraction for scheme managers. Yet, among these time thieves there could be some relevant investment opportunities. Angele Spiteri Paris reports.
Professional Pensions | 24 Oct 2014 | 13:18 |
Helen Morrissey talks to Baring head of multi-asset Marino Valensise about how the firm is dealing with outflows following the departure of Percival Stanion.
Professional Pensions | 23 Oct 2014 | 13:44 |
Members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) are campaigning for the fund’s investment policy to reflect their ethical views.
Professional Pensions | 22 Oct 2014 | 13:29 |
The shakeup coming to pensions in April 2015 has given trustees of defined contribution (DC) schemes a lot to think about. High on the list of concerns is what to do with their investment strategies.
Professional Pensions | 22 Oct 2014 | 12:00 |
Plummeting bond yields have contributed to a £70bn increase in FTSE350 liabilities since the end of last year and a £20bn increase in deficits, Towers Watson warns.
Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 16:27 |
Speaking at the NAPF Annual Conference yesterday, Bob Geldof, explained to delegates why, after 40 years in rock ‘n’ roll, he had landed up speaking to a bunch of pension geeks.
Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 11:40 |
The IMF is concerned that global economic expansion will never go back to levels seen prior to 2008, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2014 | 11:39
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