Financial markets have seen one of the worst starts to a year since 2000. Should schemes be worried, asks Stephanie Baxter?
At a glance China’s markets fell dramatically in the first week of January, pulling down global markets including the FTSE Rather than a sign of a 2008-style crisis, it is more a sign of a return...
Outflows from UK equity funds gathered pace in August, with £2.6bn of assets being pulled from the market area over the course of the month, according to Morningstar’s latest fund flows report.
Dry powder can be useful for pension scheme portfolios, but to make it attractive schemes need to make sure the assets are both available and not so low return they dilute wider return characteristics. Jonathan Hobbs, Kevin Kneafsey, Matthias Scheiber,...
Pension schemes have been “shoehorned” into valuing liabilities against gilts, creating a “herd mentality” that does not reflect scheme funding accurately, says PwC.
As over 1,000 DB schemes seek to agree a valuation amid the crisis, Hope William-Smith looks at the considerations.
Trustees should have the ability to pause suspected scam transfers, respondents agreed in a Professional Pensions poll.