RPMI Railpen is in the next step in the journey towards achieving cost disclosure. Victoria Bell tells Stephanie Baxter about taking part in the Cost Transparency Initiative's pilot phase
Brett S. Kozlowski, CFA, fixed income portfolio manager at Putnam Investments, explains how securitised debt can be an important foundation for any asset allocation framework
Schemes in the Netherlands saw investment costs fall by more than a third in just one year under its compulsory cost reporting framework, according to research. Stephanie Baxter explores the data and speaks to a Dutch scheme CIO
Two-thirds of FTSE 100 DB schemes invest more than 50% of assets in bonds to tackle investment mismatching, according to JLT research. Victoria Ticha takes a closer look
David Curtis says pension funds can take risk off the table without damaging their ability to access returns
Over the last 50 years, there has been a steady downward trend in property asset allocation. Charlotte Moore explores how scheme attitudes are changing
There are increasing concerns retirees are not making informed decisions when choosing drawdown funds and could have high exposure to sequence risk, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Nikesh Patel discusses the perils of over diversification in scheme portfolios
Research conducted since the Brexit vote shows schemes are very concerned about nationalism sweeping the continent. Michael Klimes explores how they can tackle these risks.
Lack of consistency across defined contribution (DC) default funds may result in larger numbers of members opting out, Punter Southall Aspire has warned.
Only 3% of final salary defined benefit (DB) schemes with assets of over £1bn are now open to new members according to Barnett Waddingham.
Scottish Widows will be one of the first providers to bulk switch its workplace pension customers into default funds tailored to freedom and choice.
BlackRock has been chosen to run nearly £2.8bn of passive assets by the eight Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) known collectively as the Welsh Funds.
PP looks at a potential solution to the cashflow problem as schemes mature.
Fresh investment strategies are needed if mature defined benefit (DB) schemes want to pay benefits to members on time according to Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM).
Volatility has risen ahead of the EU referendum with markets already reeling from a deflationary scare driven by the oil price fall. Kristian Brunt-Seymour finds schemes must take action now to mitigate their risk exposures.
Low & Bonar has completed a medically underwritten buy-in of £34m of liabilities within its defined benefit (DB) pension scheme.
Some of UK's largest pension schemes and fund managers have called on Anglo American, Glencore and Rio Tinto to be more transparent over climate change risks.
M&G Investments has appointed Anne Richards (pictured)as chief executive officer to succeed Michael McLintock who will retire later this year.
John Dewey has been made head of investment strategy by Aviva Investors.
Schemes are looking to increase their control of asset allocation in hedge funds and move away from fund of funds structures, according to a fund manager.
Trustees struggle to assess asset managers and investment consultants, according a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) review that also identified conflicts of interest and a lack of competition in the markets.
Savers in defined contribution (DC) default funds are far more exposed to emerging markets than they realise, a research paper has warned.
The widely used AUM fee model only suits asset managers