Local government pension funds have increased allocation to alternative assets and bonds over the past three years while equities have fallen.
Vince Childers thinks DC schemes should take a look at real assets.
Now Pensions has appointed Redington to provide independent investment consultancy services, replacing KPMG after a full tender process.
A global alliance of pension funds and investors have come together to call on fast food giants such as McDonald's to slash their use of antibiotics.
Credit markets face challenges but there are opportunities for schemes finds Lynn Strongin Dodds
In a move that had been widely expected by markets, the Federal Reserve has increased US interest rates by a further 25 basis points (bps), marking its third rise since December 2015, as the US economy continues to improve.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £93m in secured debt issued by Welsh Housing Partnership, an initiative that supplies new affordable housing across Wales.
Willis Towers Watson has introduced a secure income fund that provides a cash flow generating alternative to traditional credit and gilts.
Designing good DC default funds for members can be a difficult and daunting task for trustees. Michael Klimes explores how they can do it
Improving diversity is about delivering improved results rather than being nice to people or being politically correct according to Helena Morrissey.
Greater diversity of thought and approach is needed if schemes are to make the most of the current low return environment.
The relationship between consultants and trustees must become more candid and challenging if real improvements are to be made, according to Redington director of strategy Paul Richards.
If industry-led initiatives to tackle cost transparency do not stand up to scrutiny the FCA will look to regulate.
The potential merger between Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life will give the combined firm the scale to compete effectively in the US.
Joint venture would see Gilbert and Skeoch as co-CEOs
As the economy moves towards low-carbon alternatives, how do pension funds put pressure on those companies failing to keep pace? James Phillips explores
Jeremy Lang looks back at the events of 2016 and asks what lessons we can take
Smart Pension is in talks with a fintech company about making its innovative property financing strategy into an investment option for members.
Hargreaves Lansdown may be the first provider to offer the lifetime ISA (LISA) as it plans to launch the product on the first day possible.
Ludovic Colin says that 2017 will call for a flexible approach to bond investing
The AE review is considering bringing transaction costs into the DC charge cap, but such a move could lead to perverse behaviour that is not in members' best interests. Stephanie Baxter explores the arguments
The top three consultants have put together a package of measures designed to increase transparency and competitiveness in the consultancy and fiduciary management markets. Helen Morrissey gets the industry response
David Hutchins looks at the recent FCA interim market study and asks how better value can be delivered to members
Aon Hewitt, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson have joined forces in calling for measures to tackle transparency and competition issues raised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).