Coronavirus (Covid-19) has rattled investors of all kinds, but the market reaction poses some challenges unique to pension funds, Duncan Lamont writes.
Philip Hammond's Spring Statement was empty of any direct pension news as the Treasury sought to avoid major policy announcements.
Defined benefit (DB) transfer values decreased slightly for a second month in a row on the back of rising gilt yields according to Xafinity's monthly index.
The cost of longevity risk for defined benefit (DB) schemes has increased by 50% in the past 12 years due to falling long-term interest rates.
There would be little to gain from Britain leaving the EU, according to a paper from BlackRock Investment Institute (BII).
Interest rate and inflation hedging levels rose during the last quarter of 2015 according to BMO Global Asset Management's Liability Driven Investment (LDI) survey.
Soaring deficits in 2014 have raised concerns as to the damage quantitative easing is doing to pensions. Ros Altmann takes a closer look.