After a year that took everyone by surprise, experts tell Professional Pensions what could be on the horizon for schemes in 2021.
PensionBee has launched four ready-made investment pathway solutions with State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) ahead of the February implementation deadline.
Levels of confidence in retirement saving remain persistently low, with feelings dampened further by Covid-19, but savers recognise the current opportunities in equities, a State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) survey finds.
Pension fund savers switching out of their default funds and making their own investment decisions could face a cut in their final pot value of up to £247,000, research has found.
Schemes looking for higher yields face more risk. Stephanie Hawthorne asks if they can take it on the chin in today’s feverish environment.
Confidence among European institutional investors fell by nearly 10 points this month as geopolitical events and stock market volatility hit, but remains positive, according to State Street Global Exchange.
Investor confidence in Europe rose by 16.0 points in January with each region showing growing appetite for risk, according to research by State Street Global Exchange.
Professional Pensions has won two awards at the 16th annual State Street UK Institutional Press Awards.
The Brunel Pension Partnership (BPP) has appointed State Street as its third-party administrator and custodian, while making 15 further hires.
Pension schemes should rethink their approach to defined benefit transfers in response to high demand since Freedom and Choice, writes Kim Kaveh
Investor confidence in Europe dropped by 4.9 points in August despite higher than expected growth and unrealised political risk, according to research by State Street Global Exchange.
Local government pension funds have increased allocation to alternative assets and bonds over the past three years while equities have fallen.
Andy Todd discusses the opportunities asset pooling brings for local government funds
Consolidation within the LGPS points is likely to be replicated across the DB universe in the coming years. Andy Todd looks at what impact this is likely to have.
Longevity risk remains a top concern for a quarter of pension professionals according to research by State Street.
PP asks if the alternative asset class actually delivers diversified returns during these market jitters.
Returns from private equity investments turned negative in the third quarter last year, marking an abrupt end to a 12-quarter streak of positive returns, according to State Street.
The Federal Reserve has decided to put off a decision to raise US interest rates. Jonathan Stapleton looks at how this will affect schemes.
Steve Webster looks at how the delay between making and implementing investment decisions can affect portfolios.
More than four out of five pension schemes globally plan to bring more asset management responsibilities in-house, according to research.
Risk appetite among European investors has fallen significantly since September amid deflationary fears in the region, according to the State Street Global Exchange.
Four out of five investment advisers are concerned that inappropriate products are being rushed to market to take advantage of changes announced in the Budget, research finds.
Is it the right time for schemes to look at liability-driven investment?
Most Buzz respondents believe trustees and scheme managers are not doing enough to get to grips with fees they pay for transition management services.