INDIA - More than 15 of the world's top 20 global pension funds are making investments in India, according to Watson Wyatt.
It is understood some of the funds were already limited partners in India-focused private equity funds.
The investments come despite the Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark Sensex being more than 40% off its peak this year.
The firm explained one reason for the interest in India was easier regulation by Sebi.
In the past, the exchange board had allowed pension funds to register even if they were not regulated by their domestic securities market regulators.
Mercer investment consultant and principal Rashmi Mehrotra told Indian newspaper Business Standard that allocations to emerging market equities were simply going up because developed markets were slowing down.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers