MSCI has launched eight indices to enable institutional investors to position their portfolios in line with the Paris Agreement to keep global temperatures within 1.5 degrees.
Fidelity International has launched three actively-managed ESG ETFs, further expanding the five-strong Sustainable Family range of funds it released in last September.
The £45bn Border to Coast Pensions Partnership has launched its largest fund to date, with £5bn of Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) assets being allocated to global equity alpha.
Asset Management Exchange (AMX) has added tax transparent global equity vehicles to its range of investment funds to cut scheme costs and increase transparency across the industry.
Investor confidence in Europe rose by 16.0 points in January with each region showing growing appetite for risk, according to research by State Street Global Exchange.
UK equities closed the year at an all-time high, putting the seal on a good year for the stock market, according to S&P Dow Jones.
Capital Group and Newton Investment Management have teamed up to raise awareness of how negative cash flows among defined benefit (DB) schemes should be tackled differently.
Equities and infrastructure are the top asset classes to bet on doing well next year, according to PP research.
The perception of bond markets being overvalued has fallen significantly, after concerns of a price bubble escalated last December.
The number of funds that consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues when they make investment decisions is small according to MSCI research.
There would be little to gain from Britain leaving the EU, according to a paper from BlackRock Investment Institute (BII).
Defined benefit (DB) pension schemes should move away from index-linked gilts and increase exposure to risk assets in order to plug deficits, according to research by Fathom Consulting.
Two factor-based equity funds have been launched by Unigestion in collaboration with RPMI Railpen which is providing seed capital for the projects.
The funding level of defined benefit (DB) schemes in the Pensions Protection Fund's (PPF) 7800 index has improved on the back of rising gilt yields.
PP asks if schemes should be worried about big surges in volatility
The majority of respondents to Professional Pensions research are worried stock or share bubble may be about to burst.
Rupert Brindley believes good times are just around the corner for struggling defined benefit schemes
Eurozone and Japanese equities will outperform the US market next year as their central banks start to move in very different directions, according to NN Investment Partners.
Investors in Europe will be offered access to three responsible fund strategies for the first time say Nuveen Investments and TIAA-CREF.
We have seen major volatility in world stock markets in recent weeks. Karen Heaven highlights the key questions schemes need to ask.
The £900bn deficit in UK defined benefit (DB) schemes would require more than a year's salary from every person in the UK to fix, according to Hymans Robertson.
Stephanie Flanders sets out the three key themes for investors
Pension schemes are likely to raise their exposure to equities in the next three years as they chase returns in the face of low bond yields, according to research.
Towers Watson has urged dynamic investors to take a short-term neutral position on UK and US bond rates after previously recommending a moderately underweight position.