On our last day, we give you a glimpse into our archives. From the European crisis in 2011 and the credit crisis of 2007-2008, to the Amaranth blow-up of 2006 - this selection of stories reflects the challenging investment landscape of the past decade.
2011: Europe looks to the IMF for a smarter way to analyse the cost of pensions
A new IMF paper triggered by some European countries' response to pension policy calls for new fiscal indicators that give more weight to the long-term cost of pensions. Raquel Pichardo-Allison reports
2010: Captives - the reinsurance solution?
Sponsors have been looking at using in-house insurers to tackle their funding issues. Helen Fowler asks if this is the most effective way
2009: Bigger is better
Raquel Pichardo-Allison canvasses industry opinion on BlackRock's acquisition of Barclays Global Investors
2008: Hedging the credit crisis
While hedge funds have taken a very visible battering in the credit crisis, not everything is doom and gloom for the controversial vehicles. Emma Oakman reports
[asset_library_tag 3702,2007: Hedge Funds: Attack of the clones (PDF)]
Hedge fund replication is creating a stir at the moment, but what's behind the hype? Jenny Blinch investigates
2006: Amaranth renews hedge fund scrutiny (PDF)
The Amaranth blow-up has focused investors' minds on the multi-strategy versus fund of fund approach to hedge funds, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds
[asset_library_tag 3700,2005: Philips deal heralds new Dutch dawn (PDF)]
Philips' recent decision to outsource its entire pension asset management and administration in the Netherlands to Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Hewitt may have triggered a long awaited wave of consolidation in the Dutch pensions industry. Raji Menon reports
2004: Alternative funding laws (PDF)
Several countries are considering revisions to their pensions funding rules. Rachel Alembakis looks at differences in regulations around the globe
2003: Passive resistance (PDF)
The passively invested have watched equity holdings fall dramatically over the last three years. Will lower future stock returns mean less business? Renée Schultes reports
An analysis of IGC annual reports finds some lacking in information on value for money, costs and charges, and investment performance. James Phillips explores the findings
A new cost transparency solution is being developed for pension schemes by a financial services technology firm.
Supermarket giant Asda's plans to reform its pensions have been decried as "unfair, unreasonable and unnecessary" as the workers' union began talks with the employer.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has launched a checklist to help trustees with the rectification process for guaranteed minimum pensions (GMP).