The National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) has increased its focus on managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks in its portfolio.
Former BP Pension Trustees chief executive officer Sally Bridgeland is joining Avida International as a senior adviser.
Defined contribution (DC) default funds remain heavily dependent on the stock market, with the average fund investing 80% of its portfolio in developed market equities, says Schroders.
The combined deficit of schemes at FTSE 350 firms climbed to £111bn in April as falling bond yields and rising inflation expectations cancelled out stock market gains, says Mercer.
The FTSE Group has launched its first set of benchmark indices that exclude companies operating in the fossil fuels market, following warnings over the financial risk of climate change.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has launched a consultation into changes to the Corporate Governance Code, with a strong focus on remuneration policy.
Jack Jones looks at the reasons behind falling economic confidence in the industry
A series of shock rate hikes have failed to prevent a fresh sell-off in emerging market currencies, with developed market equities including the FTSE 100 also caught in the storm.
Equities have taken a tumble as the emerging markets (EM) sell-off continues.
A group of industry bodies has launched an institutional investor forum on the back of the Kay Review which aims to boost collective engagement between listed companies and asset owners.
The latest figures from the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) show a minor rise in defined benefit (DB) deficits after months of continuous reductions.
Pension funds' share holdings in the UK stock market has fallen to a record low of 4.7% in 2012, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows.
The total deficit of private sector UK defined benefit (DB) schemes increased by £100bn last month as rising inflation expectations pushed up liabilities, figures show.
A drop in the FTSE over August has wiped out summer deficit reduction as levels return to those seen in May, research from Mercer shows.
Hargreaves Lansdown’s Laith Khalaf says members need fund choice – and the decision-making tools to go with it
Defined benefit (DB) s179 deficits continue to fall despite a drop in gilt yields, research from the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) finds.
A rise in equities failed to halt increasing deficits at the UK's biggest companies as corporate bond yields took a negative turn, research from Mercer shows.
Charlotte Moore looks at the trend towards indeces formed using alternative criteria
Minute gains in the FTSE has seen private sector defined benefit deficits increase for the second month in a row, adding £20bn, research from the Pension Protection Fund (PPF) shows.
Partnership Assurance is to float on the London Stock Exchange.
Private sector deficits increased last month for the first time this year after slower growth in equities, research from the Pension Protection Fund shows.
Private sector deficits have fallen for the third consecutive month as equity markets bounce back and falling yields slow down, research from the Pension Protection Fund reveals.
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.
Scheme deficits increased significantly in January according to the latest funding survey, compounding mixed messages on the state of defined benefit funds during a month of stock market gains.