Professional trustees claiming to have “provisional” trustee accreditation are creating confusion in the market and are undermining the whole process, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
Alan Whalley says professional trustee claims of “provisional” accreditations are undermining the process and creating confusion in the market.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned the use of contingent charging in defined benefit (DB) transfer advice.
Technology is at the heart of BA Pensions’ drive to help members and it wants to share that with others. James Phillips speaks to BA Pensions chief executive Fraser Smart.
Compulsory fiduciary management and retendering: how smaller schemes are disproportionately impacted
But could reforms like mandatory tendering actually hamper the small-size schemes who tend to use fiduciary management the most?
Professional Pensions, working in association with BMO Global Asset Management, asked over 100 pension scheme trustees for their views on this matter.
ETFs are an integral part of the investment process for many institutional investors, traders and risk managers. They are changing the way institutions construct portfolios, fine-tune risk and manage operational tasks like cash management and portfolio transitions.
One of the drivers of ETF growth is the ease and speed with which ETFs enable investors to express their investment views; this makes trade execution one of a number of important factors driving ETF investors' returns.
The 2018 Guide to ETFs highlights how institutions are using ETFs across asset classes to improve portfolio outcomes.