Despite high political uncertainty across the world, the VIX index is at unusually low levels. This is a potentially dangerous combination, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Volatility is at surprisingly low levels despite increased political uncertainty across the globe. For some time the most widely monitored fear index - the CBOE VIX - which shows the market's expectation...
The trustees of GKN's pension schemes have agreed a package of mitigation measures that would improve funding to a "more prudent level" if Melrose's offer is accepted by shareholders next week.
While the new powers are welcome, most respondents doubt it will make a difference to the outcomes for members, Pensions Buzz respondents say.
Asset managers failing to 'fulfil purpose'; Industry needs focus on systemic risk and a 'do no harm' Hippocratic Oath for practitioners
The asset management industry is failing to fulfil its purpose because of an overreliance on modern portfolio theory, which has not evolved to meet current challenges, latest research claims.
Stewart Bevan explains why the pensions industry needs to stop ignoring the benefits of PenTech and look at the positives it has to offer.