After the 2008 financial crisis and the 2010 Arab Spring, investors have shied away from certain emerging markets for fear of politically-induced volatility.
Overall, the majority of areas experienced an increase in their political risk rating over 2013, but political risk is actually falling in some surprising areas, according to Aon research. Worldwide...
A number of pension schemes have been prompted to lock in gains with a move into bonds after the estimated deficit across FTSE 100 DB pension schemes improved by £36bn, over the 12 months ending 30 June last year, JLT Employment Benefits found.
HM Treasury has agreed in principle to give NEST a £329m contingent liability guarantee in the event of the master trust's wind up or closure.
AMP Capital has set up a dedicated team to help institutional investors, including pension funds, invest in infrastructure through direct equity allocations.