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Dutch roundup: KLM schemes, Vervoer, Pensioenfonds TNO

Thu, 28 Jul 2016By

Pension funds for airline return up to 3.5% over second quarter

Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden's Folksam hit by 42% drop in first-half premiums

Thu, 28 Jul 2016By

Solvency at both Folksam Liv and its local government pension unit, KPA, weaken due to low market interest rates

Facade and environment of St Peter's church in Riga Latvia

Latvian pension funds boost returns in second quarter

Thu, 28 Jul 2016By Krystyna Krzyzak

Second-pillar fund assets exceed €2.5bn mark by end of June

City of London Blackstone

Investors must guard against pay inflation at UK firms, report warns

Wed, 27 Jul 2016By

Independent working group makes 10 recommendations in attempt to restore trust in executive pay

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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

All Interviews

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

All Analysis and Opinion

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

All Investing in...

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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