Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said there is still a lot of data to consider before the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) can decide when to next hike interest rates.
The £46bn Northern Pool set up by three local government pension funds has selected Northern Trust to provide a broad range of custodial and administration services.
Schemes could have the biggest impact when it comes to tackling climate change and company boards should embrace low carbon transition, says Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
Stephanie Baxter says the IC Select performance standard is an important step towards greater transparency, but wonders if it goes far enough
The £43bn local government pool has hit a lot of milestones in recent months, but this is just the start of a long journey. Its chief executive Rachel Elwell speaks to Stephanie Baxter
A ground-breaking disclosure standard to help trustees compare fiduciary managers in the selection process has been unveiled, putting an end to three years of talks.
The BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) is to sell two-thirds of its interest in Hermes Fund Managers, the investment company it founded 35 years ago, to American asset manager Federated Investors for £246m.
Caroline Escott says there should be alignment between the various policy and regulatory initiatives on value for money to avoid overburdening trustees.
Will assess use of benchmarks
Nick Tolchard, head of Invesco Fixed Income, EMEA, discusses the key trends within this topical asset class
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says the $5.1trn US investment grade corporate bond market offers greater opportunities to diversify.
Mihir Worah and Geraldine Sandstrom of PIMCO share their asset class views for the year ahead.
The CMA's latest working paper finds trustees are very likely to choose their existing investment consultant for a fiduciary management mandate without third-party advice, James Phillips reports
Average active fixed income manager returns have been historically strong. But, as Scott Richardson and Jordan Brooks explain, this may not be entirely the result of manager skill
LGIM's Graham Moles and John Roe look at the difference between cashflow matching and cashflow aware investing and discuss the role equities can play as part of the CDI spectrum.
Stephanie Baxter speaks to five pools about the progress they have made and their plans for the future beyond the April 1 deadline
The LPP pool was one of the first to emerge from the Local Government Pension Scheme. Michael O'Higgins speaks to Stephanie Baxter about the journey towards pooling
Over 170 asset managers have rejected an initiative which requires better disclosure of fees UK public pension funds are charged, despite increased regulatory pressure on costs throughout the industry.
Three years after Freedom and Choice, many default funds still have not moved away from targeting annuity purchase. This could have unintended investment risks for members, writes Victoria Ticha
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