UK inflation beat forecasts to rise to 2.9% in August, after stalling at 2.6% in July, with record uplifts in clothing costs contributing to the increase, according to the Office for National Statistics.
The UK's Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to 2.9%, well above the Bank of England's target of 2%, reaching levels last seen in April 2012. The gain came after the biggest rise in clothes and footwear...
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.
Manifest-Minerva's Thomas Bolger takes a look at key issues at upcoming AGMs, focusing this month on the rise of shareholder dissent.