State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has been selected as the first index manager for the Asset Management Exchange's (AMX) passive funds.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes mimicking typical insurer fixed income portfolios are failing to use their greater regulatory freedoms to maximise returns with higher risk, JP Morgan Asset Management says.
Pi Consulting and IC Select have launched a service to provide advice and support to pension schemes tendering fiduciary management mandates.
The various potential routes for the government to respond to the McCloud judgment will mean some members lose out, writes Moira Warner.
The People's Pension, Atlas Master Trust and The Cheviot Trust have been granted authorisation from The Pensions Regulator (TPR), taking the total number of authorised master trusts to 18.
NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.
Pension schemes that have not hedged their liabilities could face funding issues as long-dated bond yields have plummeted, industry experts have warned.
More than 8,000 investment fraud reports have been made so far this year, more than double the amount in the same period last year, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
Member-nominated trustees may not be feasible for master trusts, but representatives could improve communication with members, says Barry Parr
One of the key benefits of fiduciary management is that it gives trustees the time and resources to focus on high-level issues, which should mean they can make more informed decisions about strategy.
UK inflation unexpectedly rose above target in July to 2.1%, just 24 hours after wage growth hit an 11-year high of 3.9% and the employment rate reached a fresh record.
LCP research reveals global active equity fees have fallen for yet another year, while corporate bond fees are on the rise. Holly Roach looks at the findings.
Medicash has transferred its defined benefit (DB) scheme to TPT Retirement Solutions' DB Complete master trust, improving the security of member's benefits.
Every month, several firms issue trackers of the aggregate defined benefit (DB) scheme funding position. See here for the July 2019 estimates on the various measures…
SEI Master Trust and National Pension Trust have been granted authorisation, becoming the 14th and 15th master trusts to be given the stamp of approval by The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Driven by an increase in corporate bond yields and the continuing payment of deficit contributions, 2018 was a positive year for the disclosed financial position of the FTSE 350's defined benefit (DB) schemes, with the aggregate deficit decreasing from...
Defined benefit (DB) scheme trustees are spending too much time focusing on how well funded their schemes are, River and Mercantile Derivatives says.
Legal and General (L&G) Retail Retirement has purchased a 100% stake in MyFutureNow - which specialises in pension pot tracing and consolidation - for an undisclosed price.
Funds in LGPS Central will be given additional assistance to assist collection and analysis of investment costs after the pool partnered with KAS Bank.
Royal London's new business pension sales fell by 4% over the course of a year primarily due to a slowdown in defined benefit (DB) transfers, the firm's half year results reveal.
Planning the journey towards equalised GMPs will make the process more enjoyable than focusing on the timing of reaching the end goal, says Girish Menezes.
Putting together a pension fund can be tricky to tackle, whether you have just set foot into the world of work, or have been working for years and are approaching retirement. Emily McKinnon looks at effective ways of saving for retirement.
UK gross domestic product (GDP) contracted in the second quarter for the first time since 2012, the Office for National Statistics said in its latest report, meaning the UK is only one negative quarter away from a recession.