Equities flows YTD remain negative
UK inflation stuck at 2.4% in May, missing analysts' estimates of a move higher and further cooling expectations on an interest rate hike from the Bank of England this summer.
The planned removal of the 15-year recovery plan end date for defined benefit (DB) schemes run by energy network operators has been welcomed.
Investors are moving into assets which have a higher fixed yield than a government bond according to Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) economist James Carrick.
Investment in renewables is not subject to political wrangling over energy in the UK, chairman of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) Lord Smith has said.
A decarbonisation target should be added to the government's Energy Bill, according to a coalition of investors, trade bodies and charities.
The impact of tighter carbon emissions rules on corporate profits will catch out schemes whose investment strategy on climate change is to "wait and see", Carbon Footprint Investments warns.