The level of interest rate hedging increased to £29.5bn of liabilities in the second quarter as pension funds continued to de-risk, according to BMO Global Asset Management's research.
This was an 8% increase from the first quarter when interest rate hedging activity had fallen by 4% to £27.4bn, the firm's quarterly survey found. Inflation hedging, which fell by 14% from Q4 2017 to £19.3bn...
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values continued to increase to yet another record high during July but the number of people opting to exit final salary schemes remains steady, according to XPS Transfer Watch.
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PP sister title BusinessGreen has launched a new Net Zero Investment Hub in the run up to its inaugural Net Zero Festival this autumn.
The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) funds of Lothian, Falkirk and Fife have appointed three independent advisers to their joint investment strategy panel (JISP).
Over a third of defined benefit (DB) schemes with valuations between September 2017 and September 2018 were in surplus, according to data from The Pensions Regulator (TPR).