Stephen Jones says the broader 'outside' world might be fraught with challenges, but companies are prospering and voicing few concerns. However, caution is warranted
The level of interest rate hedging increased to £29.5bn of liabilities in the second quarter as pension funds continued to de-risk, according to BMO Global Asset Management's research.
UK inflation has risen for the first time since November to 2.5% in July, up from 2.4% in June, thanks to rising fuel costs and the price of computer games.
Pension schemes are "placing too much focus" on a narrow section of the private debt market where competition is driving down "compelling opportunities", according to Willis Towers Watson.
Mike Amey of PIMCO explains why there is a lot more to the UK outlook than Brexit, important though it is.
The £43bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has become the third local government pool to sign up to the cost transparency code.
Brunel Pension Partnership has selected MSCI to provide benchmark data for £10bn of its equity allocation.
Schemes in the Netherlands saw investment costs fall by more than a third in just one year under its compulsory cost reporting framework, according to research. Stephanie Baxter explores the data and speaks to a Dutch scheme CIO
Yesterday's increase in the Bank of England's (BoE) base rate will not have an immediate significant impact on defined benefit (DB) scheme funding but schemes should reconsider their investment allocation, industry commentators have said.
Sales in Aviva's bulk purchase annuity business totalled £1.5bn in the first half of 2018, its half-year results have revealed.
The Bank of England's (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to increase interest rates by 25 basis points to 0.75%, the highest level in almost a decade.
GAM has suspended trading in its unconstrained and absolute return bond funds as a result of the high level of redemption requests following the suspension of manager Tim Haywood earlier this week.
Hermes Investment Management's head of fixed income Andrew Jackson has warned the Bank of England (BoE) could cut interest rates next year, with rates having a bigger impact now than ever before.
UK headline dividends have declined for the first time since 2015, falling 2.1% in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest quarterly dividend monitor from Link Asset Services.
Anne Richards, chief executive of M&G Investments, is to take up a role as chief executive of Fidelity International later this year.
The Border to Coast Pensions Partnership is up and running after transferring around £7bn of UK and overseas developed equities from three of its stakeholder pension funds.
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) has invested £150m in debt issued by Heathrow Airport.
Jim Lydotes of BNY Mellon Asset Management North America looks at the next generation of cities and what it means for infrastructure investing.
The DC market has been slower to adopt real assets and other potential diversifiers. Marc Haynes looks at why this needs to change
The Brunel Pension Partnership has transitioned £6bn of local government pension scheme (LGPS) assets to Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
Pension scheme investment decision-makers are most worried about a lack of cost efficiencies and transparency in the asset management industry, according to latest research.
Scheme interest in corporate hybrid bonds is growing. Julian Marks assesses the key factors likely to drive the market forward for the remainder of 2018
Sterling has fallen on the back of inflation figures released this morning, which show the UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) remained steady at 2.4% in June.
Lottie Meggitt continues Newton Investment Management's series of columns on DC issues