Many investment portfolios that rely heavily on stock-bond diversification to manage risks may not be protected against inflation surprises. Real assets offer a solution.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a consultation on how to enable defined contribution (DC) savers to invest in patient capital via unit-linked funds.
Daniel J. Graña of Putnam investigates how US's trade war with China will affect emerging market equities
Aviva Investors explains the growth and protection benefits investors gain from real assets
Brunel Pension Partnership has launched its authorised contractual scheme (ACS) and first sub-fund managing around £1.6bn of UK equities.
In the last of Newton Investment Management's DC columns for the year, Catherine Doyle casts an eye over the past few months and looks to 2019
The choices and spending patterns of the millennial generation will have a profound future impact on investing and the real estate sector, says Chris Kelly, head of commercial real estate lending at Amherst Capital Management
BMO Global Asset Management has opened a UK fiduciary management business, promising a "truly open architecture" approach to deliver "better client outcomes".
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published a code for the corporate governance of large private companies in a bid to help them meet incoming legal requirements.
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The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has launched a guide for trustees on investing in patient capital and other illiquid investments.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets Pension Fund has purchased protection for around £700m of equities in the run-up to its March 2019 triennial valuation.
MJ Hudson has acquired Amaces, a data and analytics firm which provides tools and consulting services to help institutional investors benchmark and monitor the cost and quality of the investor services they receive from their custodian banks.
A campaign to divest the MPs' Pension Scheme from fossil fuel investments has gained the support of 200 MPs and former MPs across partisan lines.
Jonathan Stapleton says now the DWP has given the project the green light to proceed, it is now up to the industry to make sure it happens.
Yawar Choudhry of Legal & General looks at factors trustees should take into account when embarking on a buy-in or buyout
Frankie Borrell from Legal & General reflects on a record breaking year for the pension buy-in and buyout market and asks if the significant increase in market activity is here to stay.
Panellists discuss alternative credit, ask how schemes can use it in their portfolios and explain the benefits of allocations to this asset class.
Partner Insight: What does the market mean by alternative credit? Here we outline the various definitions and why the asset class should be seen as a mainstream alternative
Steve Waygood, chief responsible investment officer at Aviva Investors, takes an in-depth look at the relationship between responsible investing and performance.
In the latest in series of DC columns from Newton Investment Management, Catherine Doyle says personal debt may not be a reason to forgo making provision for retirement
Employers that dish out higher pension contributions to directors than junior staff will face shareholder revolt if they fail to axe such practices.
The number of companies offering employees flexibility in use of pension contributions is set to triple over the next two years, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) says.
Samy Muaddi and Willem Visser of T. Rowe Price investigate the challenges that come with investing in Russia, and how to build 'oligarch risk' into models.