The suspension of the renowned manager's equity fund serves some important lessons and highlights the importance of properly managing liquidity, writes Stephanie Baxter
The suspension of trading in Neil Woodford's equity income fund has shaken the asset management industry. The star manager, who has enjoyed an illustrious career spanning 25 years, fell into trouble after...
BT, Ford and M&S schemes granted extension for legal challenge over government's decision to align RPI with CPIH
The trustees of the BT Pension Scheme, Ford Pension Schemes, and the Marks and Spencer Pension Scheme have been granted an extension to consider a legal challenge of the government’s actions following its decision to align the Retail Prices Index (RPI)...
We may be familiar with the concept of thematic investing, but how can themes actually play a part in security selection?
In the first of Schroders ‘Fiduciary Management Insight’ series, Neil Walton, Head of Investment Solutions at Schroders examines why Trustees should be aware of transaction costs and their impact on portfolio returns.
UK local government pension funds held £9.9bn worth of investments in fossil fuel companies in the 2019/20 year despite promoting moves towards greener investing, a freedom of information (FoI) request shows.
Institutional investors pushing to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion in private markets portfolios
Institutional investors are pushing to incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and seeking to address imbalances in private markets portfolios, according to a report by Mercer.