The PPF 7800 deficit was slashed in half last month as gilt yields rose. Victoria Ticha asks if this is the start of a longer trend
An analysis of IGC annual reports finds some lacking in information on value for money, costs and charges, and investment performance. James Phillips explores the findings
The combined defined benefit (DB) deficit decreased by £52.8bn over January to £51.0bn on a section 179 basis, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF's) latest update.
Asset managers including JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM), BlackRock and Standard Life have backed an initiative set up by the 30% Club to push for a third of FTSE companies to have women on their boards.
Fund groups have been criticised as newly disclosed transaction costs under MiFID II show the actual cost of ownership of some of the UK's most popular funds is as high as 85% above previously disclosed OCFs.
The London Borough of Southwark Pension Fund has invested in BlackRock's newly-launched tax transparent fund that reduces carbon exposure in equities, PP has learned.
Schroders has become one of the largest asset managers to sign up to the Local Government Pension Scheme's (LGPS) code of transparency.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes have hit their best funding position since April 2014, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
Here they are - the winners of the Professional Pensions Investment Awards (PPIA) 2017.
Mandatory rates rather than minimum rates could substantially benefit members, but it may be too challenging to implement them now, writes Kim Kaveh.
The aggregate deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes fell by £8.2bn over October, with 49 schemes moving into surplus, according to the Pension Protection Fund (PPF).
The value of assets under management (AuM) at UK-based firms fell by 4.5% year on year, according to Willis Tower Watson's survey of the world's top 500 managers.
The US central bank has become the first to begin reversing quantitative easing, with more to follow. Stephanie Baxter looks at what to expect from this historic shift.
Seven in 10 savers want the government to introduce mandatory contribution rates as many are confused about how much they need to save into their pension, according to a BlackRock survey.
Schemes are increasing their usage of index strategies. Armit Bhambra looks at the four key factors driving this growth
The combined deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes rose by £40bn over August, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) latest index.
As schemes move towards cashflow negative status, many are looking to insure their members' liabilities. James Phillips explores creative ways to approach buy-ins
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.
The Investment Association is to run a register for the government, naming and shaming those firms which have been subject to shareholder revolts over executive pay.
The trustee of the IPC Media Pension Scheme has appointed BlackRock as fiduciary manager to run around £600m of assets.
The aggregate balance of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes improved by £6.2bn over July, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) 7800 Index.
The Serco Pension and Life Assurance Scheme has appointed BlackRock to run its £1.5bn liability-driven investing (LDI) portfolio after a competitive tender.
The aggregate deficit of 5794 schemes in the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) 7800 Index is estimated to have decreased to £186.2bn by the end of June.
The T-Mobile International UK Pension Scheme has appointed BlackRock as its first fiduciary manager after an open tender.