As pension funds shift assets from active to passive, Emma Oakman examines the potential role opening up for ETFs
Insurers under fire for annuity mis-selling; Lonmin deal set to spur FTSE pension fund buyouts; Speculation grows over Libor changes; Canada spies opportunity
LONMIN has bought out its pension scheme in a deal with Paternoster.
Lonmin becomes first FTSE100 firm to buyout scheme liabilities; Gordon Brown delays pension reform; Aegon to launch variable annuities product; Pensions liabilities rise by £8bn
CANADA - The C$120bn (US$118bn) Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has invested US$200m in US-based wind energy firm Noble Environment Power (Noble).
Standard & Poor's has launched two real-time currency indices to provide investors with exposure to Chinese and Indian markets.
THE £30bn Universities Superannuation Scheme has hired State Street Global Advisors to run a $200m (£99m) hedge fund replication mandate.
Kemal Ahmed and Joseph Mariathasan explain why the typical benchmarked approach to investing in emerging markets equities does not allow investors access to the full emerging markets story
The requirement for trustees to undertake covenants assessments at regular intervals has been the gre...
Scottish Life has added four investment managers and 16 funds to its core investment range.
Standard & Poor's has launched three Shariah-compliant equities benchmark indices.
These are nervous times for equity investors. Trustees would do well to remember the much-preached ma...
SCOTTISH LIFE has added four investment managers and 16 funds to its core investment range.
Hold tight - it is going to be a bumpy ride. That seems to be the message from all the world's major stock markets.
STANDARD & POOR'S has launched three Shariah compliant equities benchmark indices.
US - MSCI Barra, Standard & Poor's (S&P) and Dow Jones Indexes, in association with Wilshire, have all announced the launch of new indices for institutional investors.
Global Pensions gathered key industry experts in London to discuss the latest issues impacting the growing ETF industry and how these relate to pension funds
STANDARD & POOR'S has launched a S&P 500 inverse index to give investors a way to measure the performance of a short position in the stock-market barometer.
Ian Pittaway, senior partner, Sacker & Partners The majority of salary pension schemes are now in ...
STANDARD & POOR'S has launched a S&P 500 130/30 strategy index - becoming the first index provider to move into the 130/30 space.
Barclays Capital has enhanced its liability driven investment offering with the launch of a swap indices family.
Standard & Poor's has launched three new Shariah indices to meet demand from Islamic investors.
Property and real estate investment trusts are continuing to underperform equity markets this year, according to Standard & Poor's.
Standard Life seeks talks; BlueBay beats squeeze with new money; Fund manager attacks HSBC; AbCap hedge fund faces suit