The Bank of England’s decision to cut the base rate by 50 basis points (bps) will prove challenging for both pension schemes and retirees, the industry warns.
Institutional investors are continuing to flounder after the FTSE 100 opened the week down 8.72%, crashing into technical bear market territory.
The suspension of the renowned manager's equity fund serves some important lessons and highlights the importance of properly managing liquidity, writes Stephanie Baxter
Nearly 2,500 DB schemes are now using LDI to hedge their liabilities, XPS Pensions finds. James Phillips looks at the increased use of the product over 2018.
Predictions that LDI flows could peak as soon as 2021 have led to hopes of higher gilt yields. However, Stephanie Baxter finds there are many variables at play.
The popularity of DB transfers shows no sign of slowing. Charlotte Moore looks at how schemes can adapt their investment strategy to meet this demand
More of the smallest defined benefit (DB) schemes are hedging inflation and interest rate risk using liability-driven investment (LDI) strategies thanks to more accessible and affordable solutions, XPS Pensions Group says.
Xafinity Punter Southall has appointed Simeon Willis as its inaugural chief investment officer (CIO) as it seeks to strengthen its investment offering.