The UK's 25 largest defined benefit (DB) pension funds are being asked how they deal with climate risk after the government admitted a "widespread misunderstanding" of fiduciary duty.
MPs in the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) have sent letters to trustees of schemes with a combined £550bn of assets in order to understand their strategic response to risks associated with climate...
The first generation of ESG strategies excluded whole sectors from investors’ portfolios. Such approaches are still widely used, but investors may be underestimating their impact on portfolio diversification.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) will now seek to publish the first of two consultations on a revised defined benefit (DB) funding code in the new year, depending on the political environment.
The pensions schemes bill will digitalise pensions and provide savers with greater confidence for retirement, Guy Opperman has said.
Asset manager BNP Paribas has been awarded a private credit mandate by Nest following a competitive open tender.
Industry Voice: Economic policy or economic growth? What matters most for sovereign bond quality and performance? See Eaton Vance's latest report
In this paper, Marshall Stocker, Ph.D, CFA, explores the key drivers of sovereign bond ratings, spread performance and frequency of defaults, paying particular attention to the determinant role that economic policy plays.