Return-driven investment strategies can deliver a better match for scheme-specific return targets via a more diversified and liquid portfolio, argues Gavin Orpin.
Cashflow-driven investment (CDI) has become a popular approach. Intuitively, putting a primary focus on asset cashflows matching liability cashflows makes a lot of sense. But does it go too far? Can it...
The Conservative Party’s election success has delivered a rally for UK equity markets and sterling but uncertainty over a future trade deal with the EU remains.
The pound surged against both the US dollar and euro after the Conservatives won a landslide majority at the UK General Election on Thursday (12 December).
ESG is increasingly important for schemes but trustees have little influence over manager decisions. Pádraig Floyd asks what they can do to redress the balance.
While it may be tough for small schemes to manage their approach to ESG-related investment risks, there are ways to meet this fiduciary responsibility, says Richard Butcher