The Bank of England (BoE) last week revealed that unemployment is falling faster than previously expected. While great news for workers facing depressing labour figures, there are also extensive connotations for institutional investors.
When taking the reins at the bank earlier this year, governor Mark Carney set an unemployment threshold of 7%. Once this is reached, Carney said, the bank would consider raising interest rates. However,...
Some 76 trustees and chief investment officers from UK schemes with combined assets of £367bn have signed a pledge to push asset managers to take more action to help combat climate change.
NEST has selected two fund managers it will use to invest in private credit, enabling its members to benefit from the private markets investments.
The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Amundi have launched a $500m (£403m) Asia climate bond portfolio.
Deficit contributions and favourable asset returns in recent years have led to improved funding positions and our analysis suggests buying out scheme liabilities with an insurer is now a realistic medium-term goal for the majority of FTSE 350 companies...
Professional Pensions' expert Brexit Advisory Panel discusses the key considerations for schemes ahead of the UK's potential exit from the European Union