UK - Impending war in Iraq and the global economic outlook are preventing investors from seeing the true value of UK equities, Gartmore Investment Management claims.
Head of UK equities Jon Thornton said: “UK shares are unambiguously good value and the green shoots of merger and acquisition activity we have seen in food retailing, hotels and housebuilders support this view.”
A handful of industry heavyweights have begun trialling a so-called 'mid-life MOT', with positive initial results reported by all those involved.
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has announced it will shrink its board by more than one-third as part of a governance overhaul to make it "agile and more appropriate".
Smaller FTSE 350 defined benefit (DB) schemes were nearly 15 percentage points less well-funded than larger schemes in 2017, according to a Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) analysis.