Government plans to switch inflation-linked uplifts for final salary pension schemes from the retail prices index (RPI) to the consumer prices index (CPI) have had an instant and negative effect on the UK index-linked gilt market, Aegon Asset Management says.
European head of rates Stephen Jones said real yields are seven to nine basis points higher at the long end of the real yield curve, with a similar move in breakevens (i.e. the difference between long-dated...
As The Pensions Regulator’s consultation on investment governance guidance closes, Holly Roach looks at the industry’s response.
With NEST announcing plans to invest 5% of assets in private credit, Jonathan Stapleton queries whether other schemes should be following in its footsteps
Scheme investment strategies should focus on the needs and desires of members, but head should always overrule heart, says Alan Pickering
The trend towards passive investment is inexorable and will continue, declared Hermes Investment Management head of investment Eoin Murray, opening a debate on the future of fund management organised by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation...
Aegon has incorporated ESG into its £19bn TargetPlan defined contribution (DC) default fund for its master trust and group personal pension plan.