UK -Global investment bank, Lehman Brothers, has launched a treasury index covering the eight countries which joined the European Union at the beginning of May.
The Central European Treasury Index – formally launched on May 1 – covers local currency sovereign debt and has 43 issues with a market value equivalent to e56bn (£38bn).
Lehman Brothers will expand the index as more countries gain EU accession status.
This week's edition of Professional Pensions is out now.
The government is in talks with the UK and Irish pensions regulators over how to protect members of cross-border schemes in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The equalisation of guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs) is at least two years away from being completed, and could take longer than four years for some schemes, a poll has found.
The Pensions Regulator will consider if schemes should be required to have professional trustees and assess the case for greater regulation of administrators and system providers, PP can reveal.