James Phillips looks at JP Morgan Asset Management analysis on how LGPS funds have fared over the period to the 2019 valuation, and how they can respond to recent market falls.
The first three months of 2020 spelled the end of the longest bull market in history as the combined impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the oil price collapse caused havoc in most asset classes.
Defined benefit (DB) schemes mimicking typical insurer fixed income portfolios are failing to use their greater regulatory freedoms to maximise returns with higher risk, JP Morgan Asset Management says.
JP Morgan Securities has reported the highest gender pay gap of any UK firm working with occupational pension schemes in 2017/18, PP analysis finds.
This week's top stories included two more master trusts applying for authorisation as the market continues to reshape under the strengthened regime.
JP Morgan Chase is in the process of laying-off around 100 employees from its asset management division globally following a review of the business, according to sources familiar with the matter.
The Pensions Management Institute (PMI) is modernising through its aim to provide members access to 'core insight' by forming industry partnerships with organisations, writes Victoria Ticha
Fund groups have been criticised as newly disclosed transaction costs under MiFID II show the actual cost of ownership of some of the UK's most popular funds is as high as 85% above previously disclosed OCFs.
JPMAM's Sorca Kelly-Scholte makes the case for cashflow-driven investing at a time when many schemes are underfunded and need to grow investment returns to meet future liabilities.
The cost and size of pension deficits are increasing which has consequences for trustees, company directors and shareholders. Michael Klimes asks if investors are starting to worry.
M&G Investments has appointed Anne Richards (pictured)as chief executive officer to succeed Michael McLintock who will retire later this year.
Katharine Photiou has been appointed as head of workplace defined contribution (DC) product and proposition by Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
What China's slowdown means for UK schemes
The Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) has announced more details about its support service for small businesses which WSB exclusively revealed in May.
Investors are prepared for the worst
Standard Life has revealed who will serve on its Independent Governance Committee (IGC).
Terence Prideaux takes a close look at challenges facing the bond market
JPMorgan has agreed to sell half of its private equity business to two investment firms.
Around a quarter of asset manager signatories of the National Association of Pension Funds' (NAPF) Stewardship Code have completed the body's disclosure framework since its October 2013 launch.
Rachel Dalton asks what schemes can do to ensure they know exactly what they are being charged by transition managers
This year will be a less dramatic version of 2013 for UK investors with the Bank of England (BoE) running out of excuses to continue its asset purchasing programme, JP Morgan chief market strategist Stephanie Flanders has said.
Deutsche Bank has launched a range of longevity indices it says will enable schemes to hedge longevity risk more quickly and cheaply.
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) has launched a Stewardship Disclosure Framework, with submissions from JP Morgan, Aviva, Newton and Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at the tough job of searching for investment returns