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UK inflation unexpectedly remained below target for the third month in a row in March, as higher fuel prices were offset by the falling prices of food and computer games.
Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has sold its portfolio of onshore wind farms across the UK and Ireland to the Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) for £50m.
PP speaks to CBC Pension Services' Michael Clark about his views on the CMA's review into the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets.
Just under two-thirds of trustees have taken action to prepare for the impact of any Brexit outcome on their sponsor covenant and investments, Hymans Robertson research finds.
Initial responses to the government's consultation on DC investment innovation reveals a mixed views on a range of its proposals. Kim Kaveh reports.
XPS Investment has unveiled a report looking at fiduciary manager performance over the last year and the longer term. Kim Kaveh looks at its findings.
State Street Global Advisors has created a solution to help small to medium-sized defined benefit (DB) schemes access benefits typically only available for larger segregated mandates.
Industry Voice: Russell Investments says considering the extent to which ESG factors impact not just the financial results, but other outcomes, is a good starting point.
Unison and ShareAction have analysed the new investment strategy statements across the £280bn scheme. Colin Meech says some funds have done nothing to produce ESG policies.
Slowing global growth and rising downside risk means reliability of return will be key, says Aberdeen Standard Investments head of diversified multi-asset Mike Brooks.
The way schemes invest in property is changing. Charlotte Moore looks at how partnerships and impact investing are shaping approaches
Abbie Llewellyn-Waters, manager of the Jupiter Global Sustainable Equity strategy, explains how she applies ESG analysis to determine favourable company growth outlooks across a range of sectors
Nearly 2,500 DB schemes are now using LDI to hedge their liabilities, XPS Pensions finds. James Phillips looks at the increased use of the product over 2018.
UK pension schemes have been asked to participate in a European-wide stress test despite the departure from the European Union being expected imminently.
GAM is looking to replace three members of its seven-strong board of directors at its AGM in May.
Partner Insight: Russell Investments' David Rae and Paul Wharton discuss how fiduciary management has changed in response to a shifting market context and what we might expect to see going forward
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has entered a £65m agreement with Livin Housing to develop affordable housing in County Durham.
Cashflow driven investment strategies can provide a greater certainty of outcome, while also enhancing a scheme's risk management framework, says Schroders' head of fiduciary management Hannah Simons
The recent 'Dear CEO' letter sent by the FCA to pension providers could mean pension freedoms for defined benefit (DB) scheme members are "being eroded", one SIPP provider has warned.
Jupiter Asset Management's Abbie Llewellyn-Waters, manager of the Jupiter Global Sustainable Equity strategy, explains why firms need to integrate ESG into their business model
PP speaks to Punter Southall Governance Services' Wayne Phelan about his views on the CMA's review into the investment consultant and fiduciary management markets.
Industry Voice: A fiduciary management approach gives trustees a richness of information you can't get with a standard adviser approach, especially in times of market uncertainty, explain Russell Investments' David Rae and Paul Wharton
The £30bn local government pension pool has appointed Quoniam and Robeco to manage an active equity portfolio worth around £400m.