But advisers add little value, select large under-performing funds
Pension and sovereign wealth funds develop a taste for low-cost ETFs
Coherence Capital Partners makes senior portfolio manager appointment as Legal & General Investment Management names two to its asset allocation team in tactical asset allocation research and strategy
Responsible investing challenge
Deal with Standard Life points to new wave of demand for defined contribution scheme buy-outs
On the move
JP Morgan completes first longevity swap on non-retirees
Coming of age
Too good to be true?
Of all asset classes, fixed income has been one of the slowest to embrace ethical investment. Thanks in part to the growing influence of sovereign wealth funds, this may be set to change. But for many, lingering questions about whether constraining your…
An Australian study by Mercer says 75% of super funds hold op risk reserves
The US pension sector is having to cope not just with the increased cost of retirement provision but also the attendant healthcare obligations many schemes are under – liabilities that must now be accounted for upfront. Andrew Sheen reports
Rupert Brindley has left UBS, where he was a managing director focussing on risk management and liability-driven investment strategies.
Many UK pension schemes still face pension deficit volatility as a result of mismatches between assets and liabilities, according to a report by Mercer Human Resource Consulting.
The number of pension schemes using derivatives to hedge their inflation and interest-rate risks in connection with liability-driven investment strategies has trebled over the last year, according to a survey by Mercer Human Resource Consulting (MHRC)…