Risk parity is being hailed by some as an effective way of reducing risk without sacrificing returns, while others warn such promises are an illusion. Chris Panteli finds out more
The concept of risk parity may have been little-known outside the US until now, but with its promise of low-risk growth, asset managers are betting it will gain traction within pension funds on an international...
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
The DB white paper sets out plans to review the funding regime, with 'prudent' and 'appropriate' possibly redefined. But James Phillips asks if this could this signal a return to an MFR-like approach?
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.