US - American savers have continued to contribute to 401(k) plans despite the economic downturn, but evidence suggests they are also increasingly withdrawing savings to help get through the credit crunch.
Analysis by Hewitt of some 2.7 million employees has shown the average 401(k) plan balance has dropped from $79,000 in 2007 to $68,000 - a decline of 14% - while, over the last two months, the average...
Crisis causes change. We know this both as human beings and as experienced global investors. The 2008 global financial crisis (GFC) led to a reckoning in how businesses were run, especially in financial services. The GFC ultimately redefined fiduciary...
Henry Odogwu, Head of the asset owner group Europe at FTSE Russell discusses
Derivative-based overlay strategies have become more popular in the past year. Stephanie Baxter explores whether they will be widely adopted by pension funds
UK equities closed the year at an all-time high, putting the seal on a good year for the stock market, according to S&P Dow Jones.
With pressures on health unlikely to abate in the near future, Aon's Guide to Risk Settlement analyses the cost of longevity reinsurance.