Pension funds could face a dilemma over their fiduciary duties as falls in gilt yields mean they may have to buy securities that are guaranteed to lose money, according to Cambridge Associates.
Boris Mikhailov looks at the risks and benefits for schemes targeting self-sufficiency
As Europe faces a complex tapering trajectory, Michaël Lok looks at a number of emerging opportunities in credit
David Curtis says pension funds can take risk off the table without damaging their ability to access returns
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says the $5.1trn US investment grade corporate bond market offers greater opportunities to diversify.
A buyout tool which provides schemes with up-to-date pricing and comparisons between insurers has been launched by JLT Employee Benefits.
Trustees could benefit from a standardised template for the disclosure of investment transaction costs and charges from as early as April, Chris Sier has said.
Scottish Widows has launched a range four multi-asset funds targeted at those in income drawdown.
The Border to Coast Pension Partnership has selected Northern Trust as to provide third-party administration and depositary services ahead of the looming April deadline for pooling.
This week's top stories included what pension schemes should do following the arrival of MiFID II, and Barnett Waddingham posting a 40% rise in pre-tax profits
The government says it plans to clarify legislation around consideration of broader long-term financial risks, and schemes' ability to consider members' non-financial or ethical concerns.
After a year of stellar growth and stubbornly high valuations, asset bubbles may forming that could lead to market corrections. Stephanie Baxter looks at what 2018 has in store
Sorca Kelly-Scholte says steady but low growth will keep rates historically low, while markets are likely to tumble at some point over the next few years
The Bank of England has raised rates for the first time in 10 years on a gradual path towards normalisation. Stephanie Baxter explores whether this will give schemes a reprieve from low yields
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.
Neena Gill MEP says pension funds must invest in the long term for a more sustainable future.