As more schemes look at building a CDI strategy amid the economic crisis, Sebastien Proffit looks at what to consider.
The majority of schemes are now using cashflow-driven investment (CDI) strategies as closures drive up the number of pensioners, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) research finds.
UK inflation hit a six-month high of 2.7% in September, having held steady earlier this year. The rise is not good news for consumers - slowing the recovery in spending power.
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Jonathan Stapleton looks at the firms who were advertising in the first editions of Professional Pensions and how the consultancy, asset manager and provider markets have changed over the past 20 years
Hymans Robertson has appointed Karen Brolly as head of products within its life and financial services practice.
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has promoted Franz Wenzel to institutional solutions strategist.
Standard Life has acquired platform Axa Elevate while Axa UK confirmed plans to sell off its Wealth business.
Smaller schemes are increasingly looking to benefit from longevity de-risking opportunities offered through swaps and bulk annuities, accordingly to JLT Employee Benefits.
Government plans to merge ISAs and pensions would harm retirement saving and mean more retirees run out of money, Axa Wealth head of retirement planning Andy Zanelli has warned.
The trustees of the AXA UK Group Pension Scheme have agreed a £2.8bn longevity swap with Reinsurance Group of America (RGA).
The Pensions Ombudsman (PO) has ordered two wealth managers to make up the investment losses incurred by a pensioner on the late transfer of his drawdown fund.
Financial resilience is a high indicator of financial wellbeing. Debi O'Donovan explores how employers can effectively meet the problem for their workforce and boost business productivity.
Employees aged between 30 and 49 are more stressed and take significantly more sick leave than their colleagues.
Naomi Rainey looks at the trend for investment that brings social as well as financial benefit
Pensions Minister Steve Webb has revealed that Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) officials met representatives of leading insurers 27 times over the last four months.
Axa UK has appointed Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge as the UK group's chief financial officer.
Defined contribtuon (DC) contract providers have given their verdicts government plans to lift NEST's contribution cap and transfer restrictions in 2017.
Annuity rates have declined by 29% since the introduction of the Bank of England's quantitative easing programme, AXA Life Europe has found.
Axa is reviewing the viability of maintaining its defined benefit scheme due to an increasing deficit and the additional costs associated with the end of contracting out.
PwC has expanded its defined contribution consulting business with the appointment of Paul Woods.