US - All US institutional investors performed negatively in the third quarter of 2011 with the median public, corporate and multi-employer funds down 8.94%, 7.94% and 9.03% respectively, Wilshire Trust Universe Comparison Service (Wilshire TUCS) results show.
In the year ended 30 September, the median public fund returned 1.31%; corporate fund, 1.98% and Taft Hartley defined benefit plan, multi-employer plans, returned 1.18%. All institutional investors...
Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) will provide €220m (£190m) of debt funding for 21 solar parks in southern Spain, adding to the £700m it has invested in the renewables sector to date.
The transition from RPI to CPIH could have a significant impact on pension funds. However, as Con Keating says, the real challenges of this shift may come from an unexpected area.
Sticking with the majority is often the comfortable, safe thing to do. Naomi L'Estrange argues trustees should embrace the uncertainty of going against the herd
Nearly half (48%) of UK investors expect to increase their socially responsible investments over the next three years, according to research by Charles Stanley.