Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has warned the UK economy could suffer worse "scarring" from the coronavirus crisis than originally predicted in August.
$57.9bn of trading losses for the month
St James's Place, Columbia Threadneedle, BMO Global Asset Management, Legal and General Investment Management, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Kames Capital and Janus Henderson have all suspended their open-ended UK property vehicles due to valuation concerns...
Kames Property Income and its feeder funds have been forced to suspend as a result of current “turbulent market conditions” making it impossible to accurately value property holdings, Professional Pensions' sister title Investment Week has learned.
Low-volatility strategies have been proven to reduce downside risk over market cycles, says James Lindsay.
This week's Pensions Buzz respondents were almost equally split on whether The Pensions Regulator (TPR) needed a fresh strategy as its chief executive changes.
Analysis by Cardano finds the increased cost of lifetime inflation-linked retirement income has significantly outstripped investment performance. Stephanie Baxter looks at the findings
Pension transfer values fell from £235,000 at the end of March to £232,000 at the end of April, according to Xafinity's Transfer Value Index (TVI).
The PPF 7800 deficit was slashed in half last month as gilt yields rose. Victoria Ticha asks if this is the start of a longer trend
John Walbaum asks if we have forgotten the realities of equity markets and questions whether recent market falls are part of a longer-term collapse.
Almost two-thirds of UK-based institutional investors, including pension funds, expect asset bubbles to negatively impact performance in 2018, according to research by Natixis Investment Managers.
This week we want to know which of parties that have published their manifestos have the best pension policies, and if you have changed your mind on Brexit.
Defined contribution (DC) investments have to generate higher returns for savers due to the uncertainty caused by Brexit according to Hymans Robertson.
IAS 19 is the accounting standard many sponsors use to make disclosures about their defined benefit schemes in their records. But a report from Lincoln Pensions argues IAS 19 is not good enough. Michael Klimes investigates.
While the market volatility and falling gilt yields in the aftermath of the EU referendum is bad news for DB schemes, they could actually benefit from more attractive buy-in and buyout pricing. Kristian Brunt-Seymour explores which schemes could benefit...
Colin Moore asks pension funds to focus on achieving consistency rather than maximising returns.
PP explores the option of putting the British Steel scheme through the bulk annuity market.
Market volatility and concerns about Britain leaving the European Union are pushing people back into annuities according to eValue.
Standard Life Investments has set up a team to manage a proposition offering low risk growth alongside liability hedging for defined benefit (DB) schemes.
Volatility of bulk annuity pricing is likely to continue in the coming months amid difficult market conditions according to Aon Hewitt.
Volatility has risen ahead of the EU referendum with markets already reeling from a deflationary scare driven by the oil price fall. Kristian Brunt-Seymour finds schemes must take action now to mitigate their risk exposures.
Freedom and choice is producing unexpected results across DB and DC schemes
Saker Nusseibeh looks at why we have seen so much market volatility this year.
Barbara Saunders takes a look at how schemes should deal with a recent widening of the gilt/swap spread.