EUROPE - Institutional investors with concerns about rising interest rates should consider Europe's leveraged loan market, M&G Investments believes.
The firm said markets are currently pricing in rate rises, but loans can meet this risk by providing a variable income that sits some 4% above Bank of England base rates. Leveraged loans are debt instruments...
Michael Bow talks to Matti Leppälä
EUROPE - The majority of European multinational companies would like to develop cross-border pensions but differing regulations among member states and uncertainty over changing European rules are giving plan sponsors pause, AEGON finds.
EUROPE - Mercer has launched a service to help trustees and other institutional investors meet their stewardship requirements.
That the third quarter was turbulent was no surprise. But recently released funding figures for pension funds and asset under management figures for asset managers have helped us crystallise the cost of the uncertainty surrounding the future of the EU...
Pension funds could soon have to bear the cost of a Europe-wide tax on equity, bonds, currency and derivative transactions, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds