EUROPE - The presence of private pension funds on financial markets plays an important stabilising role in the financial system as a whole, according to Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, member of the executive board of the European Central Bank (ECB).
In the opening keynote speech given at the European Pension Funds Congress in Frankfurt, Tumpel-Gugerell pointed out pension funds shaped the way financial markets work by enhancing the efficiency, depth...
James Balcombe looks at how pension funds can find the best hedge fund managers in the market
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PP considers how big a risk this is for schemes and how they can manage it
Clwyd Pension Fund has undergone a restructure of its hedge fund strategy which will generate cost efficiencies and protect against volatility, following a major investment review.
PP looks at whether volatile markets mean now is the opportune time to invest in hedge funds