UK pension schemes have invested heavily in their local market but Helen Morrissey asks if they can benefit from looking further afield.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has moved its entire £280m global passive equities portfolio into low carbon passive indices following concerns over its climate risk exposure.
Recent IPD figures show healthy returns can be had from the residential property sector. Helen Morrissey looks at the opportunities and challenges this sector holds for pension schemes.
Savers in defined contribution (DC) default funds are far more exposed to emerging markets than they realise, a research paper has warned.
The Church of England (CoE) Pensions Board has appointed MSCI ESG Research to help it filter out investments in high interest rate lenders, tobacco, pornography, gambling and weapons.
Share prices of firms with the biggest pension deficits relative to their size have significantly underperformed the market average in the last three years, says Morgan Stanley Research.