Video: How a diversified bond fund can adapt to add value for DC schemes

Professional Pensions | 23 Jul 2014 | 16:33 | screening image

Portfolio manager Paul Brain explains how the Newton Global Dynamic Bond Fund can be used by DC schemes.


Video: How DC schemes can use unconstrained bond strategies in a post-budget world

BNY Mellon head of DC Catherine Doyle looks at the role unconstrained bond investing can play in both the accumulation and decumulation phases of DC schemes.

Professional Pensions | 23 Jul 2014 | 16:32 | screening image


Quarter of NAPF Stewardship Code signatories complete disclosure framework

Around a quarter of asset manager signatories of the National Association of Pension Funds’ (NAPF) Stewardship Code have completed the body’s disclosure framework since its October 2013 launch.

Professional Pensions | 05 Mar 2014 | 12:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber



NAPF 2013: NAPF launches Stewardship Disclosure Framework

The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has launched a Stewardship Disclosure Framework, with submissions from JP Morgan, Aviva, Newton and Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).

Professional Pensions | 16 Oct 2013 | 14:11 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


PP Investment Conference: Schemes urged to turn to equity income in distorted world

Schemes should look to equity dividends as a source of sustainable growth in post-credit crunch markets, says Newton Investment Management.

Professional Pensions | 24 Sep 2013 | 15:28 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Video: Global equities - finding growth in volatile markets

Nick Clay explains how schemes can look for stable returns at a time of historic volatility.

Professional Pensions | 23 Sep 2013 | 18:20 | screening image

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Examining emerging markets

Since 1 March, the MSCI Emerging Market Index has fallen from 1,053.89 to 920.84 (August 29): a drop of 12.6%.

Professional Pensions | 05 Sep 2013 | 07:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Chief exec dismisses Kay concerns

An influential asset manager has hit back at Professor John Kay’s criticism of the industry.

Professional Pensions | 29 Mar 2012 | 08:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Deleveraging to switch investors into capital preservation

Aiming to lose less on pension scheme asset investments will be more profitable than chasing index-based returns in an era of increasing deleveraging, Newton Investment Management say.

Professional Pensions | 01 Mar 2012 | 08:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber


Exposure with security

Andrew Short investigates how trustees can enjoy the benefits of exposure to corporate bonds, without the danger of financials.

Professional Pensions | 02 Feb 2012 | 08:00 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Newton CIO changes roles to lead global equities team

Newton Investment Management's chief investment officer Jeff Munroe has moved to become head of global equities, as the group shakes up its management team.

Professional Pensions | 17 Jan 2012 | 12:46 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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Asset managers still disappoint on disclosure standards

Asset managers are still failing to improve their voting and engagement disclosure records despite the introduction of the Stewardship Code, research suggests.

Professional Pensions | 13 Dec 2010 | 12:02 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

Newton boosts institutional pooled funds team

Newton Investment Management has appointed Mark Hammond to its pooled funds sales team and named James Blake as account manager.

Professional Pensions | 17 Sep 2010 | 12:16 | To read this article you must be a subsriber

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A guide to Pensions Stability


This guide to Pensions Stability explores the new financial and operational model for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes. Pension schemes are still being run with far greater risk than is necessary and there is an opportunity to create a more stable pensions environment for trustees and sponsors.


Joint institute pensions survey 2014


This inaugural survey among 326 members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) asked whether auto-enrolment will deliver on its goals; if contribution rates for employees and employers need to rise; and whether pensions tax relief needs further reform.

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