The majority of respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz agree with Neil Woodford's investment firm that de-risking has worsened scheme deficits.
This week's survey had 121 respondents and took place from Monday 5 September until Tuesday 6 September. There are clear majorities in several questions. For instance 56% agree with Woodford Investment...
The Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has found a lower cohort life expectancy for both men and women in its 2020 table, even after zero-weighting data related to Covid.
During Covid-19 companies have gone on a borrowing binge to ensure they can ride out the pandemic and may find themselves excessively indebted, but it is not all doom and gloom. Daniel Booth and Mark Lyon consider the corporate credit environment for...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has touted potential of offshore wind, carbon capture, freeports, and green finance developments for the UK's green economic recovery, but has left question marks next to energy efficiency and electric infrastructure.
The government will press ahead with plans to use the “largely untapped pool of capital” in defined contribution (DC) schemes to invest in venture capital and growth equity assets.
With sustainable investing proliferating rapidly and ESG ratings becoming embedded in financial markets, providers are coming under the spotlight over the transparency of their scoring systems, writes Pedro Gonçalves.