Professional Pensions | 29 Jul 2014 | 12:57 |
BlackRock is working to "repurpose" its range of target date funds and introduce an income drawdown product in response to the liberalisation of defined contribution (DC) regulation.
Natasha Browne examines the industry's response to the government's consultation on LGPS funds
Professional Pensions | 24 Jul 2014 | 12:39
Here they are. The top five fiduciary managers in the UK as ranked by pension schemes and trustees...
Professional Pensions | 15 Jul 2014 | 17:49 |
The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has added two emerging market alternative index funds to the seven “building blocks” of its default target date fund.
Professional Pensions | 09 Jul 2014 | 13:15 |
At this year’s Pensions and Benefits UK, some of the biggest names in institutional investment shared their thoughts on the challenges facing schemes. Here's what they said:
Professional Pensions | 04 Jul 2014 | 13:39 |
BlackRock has launched a tax transparent US equity tracker fund under the Authorised Contractual Scheme (ACS) framework introduced last year.
Professional Pensions | 30 Jun 2014 | 12:17 |
The UK liability-driven investment (LDI) market reached £517bn of liabilities hedged by the end of 2013 and has continued to expand this year, research finds.
Professional Pensions | 16 Jun 2014 | 12:10 |
Natasha Browne looks at the causes of a prolonged period of falling inflation
Professional Pensions | 16 May 2014 | 09:38 |
The FTSE Group has launched its first set of benchmark indices that exclude companies operating in the fossil fuels market, following warnings over the financial risk of climate change.
Professional Pensions | 29 Apr 2014 | 13:47 |
Blackrock has named Simon Pardoe as head of proposition to its defined contribution (DC) team in a bid to develop bundled and investment-only workplace services.
Professional Pensions | 12 Mar 2014 | 17:27 |
Former Blackrock managing director Gary Smith has joined Capita Employee Benefits as head of defined contribution (DC) consulting with immediate effect.
Professional Pensions | 10 Mar 2014 | 11:41 |
Blackrock chief executive officer (CEO) Larry Fink has said many schemes are not counting the cost of longevity which could have a detrimental impact on their liabilities.
Professional Pensions | 06 Mar 2014 | 09:57 |
The Pensions Trust has appointed BlackRock to manage a £100m fiduciary management mandate for inflation-linked alternative investments.
Professional Pensions | 13 Feb 2014 | 11:11 |
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