State Street Global Advisors has launched 22 leveraged swap funds as part of its liability driven investment suite.
Hannah Brenton investigates whether shareholders’ newfound voice will peter out or flourish under defined contribution.
Andrew Short examines the choices and decisions facing smaller schemes that wish to use pooled LDI funds.
Conventional gilt holdings for local government pension schemes increased by £441m last year as rising prices and increased allocations boosted the value held by the LGPS, figures show.
Schemes are being asked to pay a prohibitive premium to hedge against Consumer Prices Index or Limited Price Index inflation, delegates at the PP Risk Reduction Forum heard.
Andrew Short examines smart beta
Pension funds will have to "revaluate riskier assets" due to persisting low bond yields and rising inflation, State Street Global Advisors say.
Andrew Short investigates how trustees can enjoy the benefits of exposure to corporate bonds, without the danger of financials.