EUROPE - In line with its declared strategic aim of becoming a top five provider of UK, European and pan-European bonds, Insight Investment has appointed three new fixed income directors to strengthen its existing 19-strong fixed income team.
The three report to Christine Farquhar, head of cash and fixed income. Chris Hartley joins from Foreign and Colonial, Peter Geike-Cobb from Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and David Hooker from Royal SunAlliance.
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