Pension schemes are missing the "biggest opportunity in recent history" to improve their funding levels by continuing to buy sovereign bonds, Gatemore Capital Management warns.
The firms said a bond asset bubble - created by government purchases and pension regulation pushing more schemes to buy bonds - means pension fund trustees are paying an "outrageous premium" to match liabilities....
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A new cost transparency solution is being developed for pension schemes by a financial services technology firm.
Supermarket giant Asda's plans to reform its pensions have been decried as "unfair, unreasonable and unnecessary" as the workers' union began talks with the employer.
The Pensions Administration Standards Association (PASA) has launched a checklist to help trustees with the rectification process for guaranteed minimum pensions (GMP).