GLOBAL - Have you missed the biggest stories in pensions this week? Find out below, as we list the top 10 most popular stories on www.globalpensions.com over the past seven days.
Aon Hewitt names co-CEOs, Schroders lures BlackRock portfolio manager, International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds, BNY Mellon, Barings, State Street, Fidelity, Kempen Capital, Old Mutual
ASIA - Baring Asset Management has appointed Wilfred Sit as chief investment officer of its Asia business.
AustralianSuper and Cbus, Credit Suisse, BlackRock, First State Investments, Barings, RBC Dexia
GLOBAL - Local currency emerging market debt (EMD) will continue to outperform other asset classes as few others can offer comparable returns from income, capital gains and FX appreciation, Baring Asset Management believes.
ASIA - The variety of economies at different stages of development in the ASEAN bloc offers a compelling opportunity for institutional investors, Baring Asset Management believes.
The Pensions Regulator, Amundi, FRR, ATP, AllianceBernstein, Towers Watson, Alexander Forbes, Barings, T. Rowe Price
GLOBAL - Emerging markets equities will trade at a premium to developed stocks within the next five years, Baring Asset Management predicts.
Increasing longevity means we are all going to have to work for longer if we are to save enough to give us a comfortable retirement.
One-in-ten UK adults have no plans to ever stop working, while 42% of workers cannot say when they plan to retire, Baring Asset Management says.
Asia/UK - Baring Asset Management has appointed Wayne Shum to the newly created role of head of institutional business for Asia.
The last time I submitted a report for Professional Pensions it was on the issue of fixed income, and the fact a dyedin- the-wool bond man I knew said he would advocate that any pension fund in serious deficit should put everything into equities, as the...
Here they are - the winners of the UK Pensions Awards 2010.
Institutional investors flooded into commodities last year as prices soared. Industry experts say the asset class' popularity isn't likely to wane in 2010, as Lynn Strongin Dodds reports
UK/UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Fund managers have sought to downplay the potential fallout from the Dubai debt crisis on both their holdings and the global economic recovery.
About one-third of UK schemes are looking to allocate to emerging markets in response to volatility in global markets, Barings Asset Management says.
GLOBAL - Inflation is unlikely to be a threat in the short term due to the current levels of economic growth and the government policies implemented around the world, the latest global economic research by Baring Asset Management (BAM) has revealed.
While considered a good way for smaller funds to diversify, the reputation of multi-manager strategies has been tarnished, as Andrew Sheen reports
As DB schemes from around the world feel the pinch, Sebastian Cheek examines how shifts in asset allocation could help
Multi-manager strategies have allowed smaller pension funds to diversify their investments through a broad range of asset classes, but have often been criticised for their lack of transparency. Andrew Sheen weighs up the pros and cons of this approach...