Con Keating explores the challenge the financial sector faces in regaining trust
Con Keating: Why the pensions world is plagued by spin
Con Keating asks why the pensions world is plagued by spin and misrepresentation - and asks what can be done about it.
Jack Jones examines the problems and possibilities in pooled defined contribution
The UK Debt Management Office (DMO) has launched the issuance of ultra-long dated gilts lasting 55-years. Taha Lokhandwala asks who will be in the marketplace
Steve Webb’s ‘stunning sales pitch’ for guaranteed DC is controversial. Helen Morrissey investigates.
The latest set of financial results from FTSE companies has re-ignited the debate over smoothing discount rates as strong asset returns were wiped out due to falls in discount rates.
Major consultants are advocating ‘multi-asset credit' strategies within pension scheme bond portfolios, which include active allocations across sub-investment grade debt.
A new paper by Con Keating, head of research at Brighton Rock Group, called into question the validity of liability driven investing. But industry experts believe LDI, while not perfect, is one of the best solutions pension funds have. Iain Morse reports...
UK - Liability-driven investment is "fundamentally misconceived" because it hedges low interest rates which in fact increase corporate profitability, a radical report finds.
Liability-driven investment is "fundamentally misconceived" because it hedges low interest rates which in fact increase corporate profitability, a radical report finds.
Looking at the cost of regulation
In the second of a three-part series on the sustainability of pensions in the UK, Con Keating, head of research at Brighton Rock Group, discusses the strength of private DB schemes
Defined contribution provision provides a "grossly inadequate" income and is condemning future elderly to a life of poverty, research by a think tank reveals.
The industry is giving The Pensions Regulator too much power by asking its permission prior to making decisions, HamishWilson says.