Over 170 asset managers have rejected an initiative which requires better disclosure of fees UK public pension funds are charged, despite increased regulatory pressure on costs throughout the industry.
In light of the recent market correction and heightened volatility, Stephanie Baxter explores whether schemes should consider downside protection strategies
Alex Davey looks at concerns raised about smart beta products.
Adrian Gordon has been made head of institutional at HSBC Global Asset Management UK, replacing Stuart White who has been promoted.
The 0.75% charge cap on auto-enrolment default funds does not prevent investors from using active management in volatile sectors where it can add value, says HSBC Global Asset Management.
Half of UK workers expect to be worse off than their parents in retirement with a majority blaming increased life expectancy and reduced occupational pensions, a report claims.
The European Union must forge stronger links with institutional investors to achieve its low carbon economy goals, the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change says.
Panellists discuss the recent Investment Governance Group (IGG)report and its wider implications for the industry