UK - The gilts crisis, which has left UK pension funds with rapidly escalating deficits, has been attributed to regulation and changes in how deficits are calculated, with one expert claiming funds were in effect being forced to hedge against an accounting system, rather than the market.
Recent gains in the equity markets have counted for nothing following sharp falls in real yields with the yield on the benchmark 1.25% Index-Linked Gilt 2055 falling from 0.59% to 0.48%. As many pension...
While equities are often considered the best weapon to wield in ESG-related engagement, pension schemes also have huge power through their bond allocations, says Mitch Reznick
Partner Insight: Diversification benefits of fixed-income ETFs will help investors manage difficult macro environment
Olivier Paquier, Head of Continental Europe ETF Distribution at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains why fixed-income ETFs will boost growth in the overall ETF market
Fixed-income ETFs are helping pension schemes tailor their fixed income exposure. Bryon Lake, Head of International ETFs at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains how.
Panellists discuss alternative credit, ask how schemes can use it in their portfolios and explain the benefits of allocations to this asset class.