Assets under management (AUM) at the world's top 500 managers increased by $5.2trn (£3.2trn) over the course of 2012, research from Towers Watson shows.
The total value of AUM for the managers hit $68trn at the end of last year, as values clawed their way back to the 2007 peak of $69trn. The latest figure is almost double that seen ten years previous in...
In this week's Pensions Buzz survey, we want to know whether or not you agree with Lord Myners' opinion that asset owners, such as pension funds, are substantially to blame for short-termism in business.
A typical defined benefit (DB) scheme was able to meet 92.9% of its accrued pension rights as of 30 September, according to Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
The combined funding level decreased by just over four percentage points by the end of last month to 93.6%, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest update.