Equity volatility will continue to challenge market stability this year with "mini-crises" likely to derail investment certainty, according to Allianz Global Investors Capital.
Low valuations and robust earnings growth will remain positive factors, but fear over public finances will suppress market sentiment, with global equities returning between 8% and 11% this year, it predicted....
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers