Inflation in the UK rose slightly in February to 1.9% on the back of higher food prices, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Consensus expectations were for inflation to remain at its January two-year low of 1.8%, but higher food, alcohol and video game prices caused a slight increase of 0.1 percentage points. However, core...
Asset manager BNP Paribas has been awarded a private credit mandate by Nest following a competitive open tender.
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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.
The Kent Pension Fund has reassured members that the closure of Woodford Investment Management will not affect its ability to pay benefits.
Given the modest size of the UK IG corporate bond market, we believe a globally-focused and actively managed IG corporate portfolio and a careful portfolio construction can help UK DB schemes.
LGPS Central has launched a multi-factor equity fund with climate considerations core to its investment process.