Six asset managers have been praised for their "exceptional transparency" in reporting transaction costs and charges to clients including pension schemes.
A total of 10 fund managers have now been accepted by ClearGlass as taking significant steps to improve their openness. The cost analysis service, spearheaded by Dr Chris Sier, has added Adam Street...
ESG is increasingly important for schemes but trustees have little influence over manager decisions. Pádraig Floyd asks what they can do to redress the balance.
While it may be tough for small schemes to manage their approach to ESG-related investment risks, there are ways to meet this fiduciary responsibility, says Richard Butcher
Using convertible bonds could help pension fund investors to mitigate volatility while also sharing in upside during periods of growth, says Justin Craib-Cox.
Across the globe, fixed income investors are increasingly interested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. MFS Research Analyst Mahesh Jayakumar explains how MFS® incorporates ESG factors into fixed income research and looks at the opportunities and challenges facing investors.