UK - Equity markets will not recover until there is evidence of an upturn in corporate profits, Schroders says.
The investment manager anticipates an era of modest positive equity returns in contrast to exceptional upwards movement in the 1980s and 1990s.
However, it added that with many companies having a dividend yield in excess of the yield on gilts, there were many opportunities for active equity managers.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we want to know whether or not you believe that business facing financial distress should be able to suspend their auto-enrolment contributions to avoid rising costs.
The Pension Protection Fund (PPF) is consulting on proposals to charge a "risk reflective" levy for commercial defined benefit (DB) consolidation vehicles.
The funding gap across FTSE 350 schemes could be slashed by as much as £275bn if schemes look beyond traditional ways of creating value. Victoria Ticha examines how
There will be "many flavours" of defined benefit (DB) consolidators but consolidation will only be the right answer for a minority of schemes, Alan Rubenstein says.