Concentration of research on large-cap stocks has opened opportunities for pension schemes to boost returns in small-cap markets, Pictet believes.
And it says schemes can reap the benefits if they diversify into small-cap investments. Pictet chief marketing officer for UK institutional business Simon Males says broadening the approach for investment...
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has granted 11 master trusts extensions to apply for authorisation, as it confirms it has received 22 applications ahead of the 31 March deadline.
Aegon Master Trust, Fidelity Master Trust and Ensign have sent off their authorisation applications to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
Self-administered pension funds spent £15bn on payments to pensioners in Q4 2018, but received just £12bn in contributions (net of refunds), Office for National Statistics (ONS) data reveals.
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) and Gresham House are to team up to form a joint venture.