Nyhavn pier, Copenhagen, Denmark

Danica profits fall 27% in first half on market turmoil

Fri, 22 Jul 2016By

Equities lose 3.2%, bonds return 4.4% for unit-link product, says Danske unit

Canterbury Cathedral

Real estate bolsters Church Pensions Board returns for 2015

Thu, 21 Jul 2016By

Asset class returns more than 12% for Church of England Pensions Board 

Panorama of the North Sea

Insurers lag pension funds on climate risk, study shows

Thu, 21 Jul 2016By

Asset Owners Disclosure Project acknowledges efforts of European insurers

London at dusk

PPF funding ratio improves despite slump in investment returns

Thu, 21 Jul 2016By

UK lifeboat fund reduces risk over course of 2015-16 due to concerns over market volatility

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On the Record: What is your approach to governance?

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Three investors - Railways Pension Scheme, Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa and  Pensioenfonds TNO - talk about their views on governance

Tomas Franzén

How We Run Our Money: AP2

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Tomas Franzén, chief investment strategist of AP2, the second Swedish buffer fund, explains the fund’s approach to long-term investment

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Political Risk: Anxiety to the fore

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Investors are facing not just challenging markets but also increased political risk. Daniel Ben-Ami asks how they can tackle such uncertainty

Asia: Work in progress

July / August 2016 (Magazine)

Mark Mobius sees a positive future for the Philippines under new president Rodrigo Duerte who looks likely to build on the success of the previous administration of Benigno Aquino III  

Resaver: Researchers in cross-border test

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

A pension plan for European academics could become a model for cross-border pensions, writes Barbara Ottawa

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Brexit: Scheduled for departure

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

The political and economic ramifications of Brexit are wide-ranging. The effect on Gilts, sterling and equity markets was immediate in the aftermath of the referendum.

How to fight populism

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

A striking shift has happened in recent years. Developing countries used to be seen as unstable, while advanced economies were viewed as stable

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Investing In US Equities: Valuations - Clouded by uncertainties

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Uncertainties over Fed interest rate rises and the outcome of the presidential election have compounded questions about the value of US equities

US Equities: Implications of the US election

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan looks at what investors might expect from the two presidential hopefuls

US Equities: Beating the S&P

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Fund managers might do better to focus on generating excess return in credit markets than selecting outperforming stocks

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Long-Term Matters: A world (nearly) on fire

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram.

The passion of the Brexiters, Donald Trump supporters and the far right in many countries is a wake-up call for those who think that all is well with globalisation.

Guest Viewpoint: Dan Waters - Managing director, ICI Global

July / August 2016 (Magazine)

“Easier, cheaper fund distribution would help build stronger capital markets”

Diary of an Investor: What chain?

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Last year, if anyone had mentioned blockchain my first associations would have been Bitcoin, the dark web and cybercrime. But such new concepts have a habit of shifting shape. At one point, everyone rejects them. Then comes quiet acceptance and after that, mainstream adoption. From what I am hearing, blockchain is following a similar course in financial services firms and it is the topic of the day at conferences and seminars.

Long-Term Matters: Absolutely no excuses

June 2016 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

The big US proxy fights – at Chevron, Exxon and Southern Company – over resolutions to publish 2°C climate change stress tests happened in May. Did common sense prevail? 

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Wednesday people roundup

Wed, 20 Jul 2016By IPE Staff

PIMCO, Man Group, SPT, Allianz GI, PGGM, Lombard Odier, Aviva Investors, Nomura, BlackRock, Kempen, Willis Towers Watson, Aon Hewitt, PwC, TIAA GAM, Dimensional, Invesco, BNY Mellon, CVC, JP Morgan, CDP, Schroders

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Ahead of the Curve: Fund managers must face fire too

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Matthew Spencer argues that investment managers should feel the pain when they under-perform and not just share in the upside

Ahead of the Curve: There’s gold in currency trading

June 2016 (Magazine)By

Christopher Cruden makes the case for investing in gold by treating it as a major currency

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