Employers are failing to manage defined contribution risk adequately, HSBC Investments warns.
It says default funds are not sufficiently researched for suitability and members often have unrealistic expectations of their assets’ value. Head of DC services Peter Cox said: “There are operational...
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.