Defined benefit pension funds are £0.3bn in surplus for the first time since June 2008, Pension Protection Fund figures reveal.
The lifeboat fund said the aggregate funding position - total assets minus total liabilities - of almost 7400 DB funds improved to the small surplus at the end of March from a deficit of £15.1bn four weeks...
Around £6bn of UK pension fund monies should be invested in a National Renewal Fund aimed at recapitalising 21,000 growth economy businesses, a report suggests.
MSCI has launched eight indices to enable institutional investors to position their portfolios in line with the Paris Agreement to keep global temperatures within 1.5 degrees.
With renewed urgency, governments and businesses strive for climate improvements, and pension schemes should take advantage, say Sammy Suzuki and Kent Hargis.
Chris Wagstaff, Head of Pensions and Investment Education at Columbia Threadneedle Investments provides insight into how asset owners and asset managers should be responding to climate change.
“Mounting red flags of financial stress” have meant almost two-thirds of listed companies with defined benefit (DB) schemes have issued profit warnings this year, EY says.