Investment consultants are failing to recommend products that outperform net of fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said as its investigation into the market continues.
Asset managers failing to 'fulfil purpose'; Industry needs focus on systemic risk and a 'do no harm' Hippocratic Oath for practitioners
The asset management industry is failing to fulfil its purpose because of an overreliance on modern portfolio theory, which has not evolved to meet current challenges, latest research claims.
The Brunel Pension Partnership has become the fourth local authority pool to receive the green light from the regulator.
UK inflation fell to 2.7% in February 2018 from 3% a month earlier, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed, a larger decline than analysts expected.
In the latest in a monthly series of DC columns from Newton Investment Management, Curt Custard warns investors of the possibility of further volatility in the months ahead
The FCA and TPR are seeking input on how best to collaborate in regulating the retirement income market over the coming decade, in the wake of the introduction of both pension freedom and auto-enrolment.
Despite improvements in investment manager attitudes towards responsible investment, research reveals there is a way to go before the majority deliver meaningful action. Victoria Ticha explores why
A model aimed at reducing climate change-related financial risk exposure from corporate credit assets has been launched by Insight Investment.
Various risks can have significant effects on DB scheme liabilities, but what should schemes prepare for? James Phillips reports on four investors' views on the biggest looming risks.
Outgoing Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) chairman John Griffith-Jones has set out four key challenges for his successor Charles Randell when his five-year term in office commences on 1 April.
John Gray says we should think about investing more locally, but there are a number of serious practical investment problems to overcome
Most schemes use a gilts plus discount rate for funding valuations. But, as Ben Gold explains, these can be poor predictors of scheme returns and explores three alternatives for trustees to consider.
Prudential is to separate M&G Prudential from the insurance business to create two separately-listed companies.
In light of the recent market correction and heightened volatility, Stephanie Baxter explores whether schemes should consider downside protection strategies
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has agreed to a £60m, 50-year debt investment in The Mercers' Company, six years after buying out its staff pension fund.
An industry taskforce aimed at boosting innovation in the finance industry to enhance the profitability of social impact investment has been commissioned by the prime minister.
The £41bn Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Access pool has named Link Fund Solutions as its external provider of operator services ahead of the April pooling deadline.
In the third and final part of a series on choosing asset managers. Jonathan Stapleton speaks to Richard Butcher and Roger Mattingly about beauty parades.
Retirement savings of millions of members could be hit with significant losses if pension providers do not step up action on climate risks, according to research.
The £60bn Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) has made a follow-on investment in Yorkshire Water inflation-linked notes, backed by inflation swap cash flows, to secure long-term returns.
A ban on pension cold-calling will be put into law by June this year after the government introduced amendments to the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill.
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The Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) has launched its first fixed income fund to provide its two full-service clients a pooled vehicle with lower costs and simpler investment management.
Asset managers pay out £34m compensation after FCA action on 'closet trackers'; Provider faces enforcement action
Follows criticism in Asset Management Market Study