Low-volatility strategies have been proven to reduce downside risk over market cycles, says James Lindsay.
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets Pension Fund has purchased protection for around £700m of equities in the run-up to its March 2019 triennial valuation.
Retirees are concerned about recent market volatility but are refraining from reacting and changing the investment policies of their drawdown products, Aegon research finds.
Some 41% of people in drawdown are not adjusting their pension income levels to account for stock market volatility, analysis by Zurich has found.
Scottish Widows has launched a range four multi-asset funds targeted at those in income drawdown.
Despite high political uncertainty across the world, the VIX index is at unusually low levels. This is a potentially dangerous combination, writes Stephanie Baxter.
Steve Cook, Chris Perryman and John Bates look at managing liquidity in emerging market corporates
Investors will eye up active and alternative strategies next year to help them cope with market volatility arising from economic and political forces, according to research.
European pension plans regard Brexit as a headwind for global growth according to a report by CREATE-Research and Amundi.
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.
Thomas Nehring says the recent Brexit vote holds valuable lessons for DGF investors.
There is a risk savers could be "dissuaded" from starting their pension or increasing contributions as a result of Brexit, warns Natixis Global Asset Management.
This week we want to know what single area listed in Ros Altmann's resignation letter as priorities is the most important.
The industry has to be more flexible to make defined benefit (DB) schemes more sustainable during this time of economic uncertainty says Ros Altmann.
While the market volatility and falling gilt yields in the aftermath of the EU referendum is bad news for DB schemes, they could actually benefit from more attractive buy-in and buyout pricing. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores which schemes could benefit...
As the country comes to terms with last week's shocking Brexit vote, pension schemes face uncertain times ahead for their investments. They should respond cautiously and avoid kneejerk reactions, finds Stephanie Baxter
Investors flock to cash and bonds
Scottish Widows has secured its second bulk annuity deal with a £54m buy-in for Barloworld UK Pension Scheme after the insurer entered the market last year.
PP looks at whether fears that market liquidity is falling are justified and if we should be worried.
PP explores the option of putting the British Steel scheme through the bulk annuity market.