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Pension funds for airline return up to 3.5% over second quarter
Solvency at both Folksam Liv and its local government pension unit, KPA, weaken due to low market interest rates
Second-pillar fund assets exceed €2.5bn mark by end of June
Independent working group makes 10 recommendations in attempt to restore trust in executive pay
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Three investors - Railways Pension Scheme, Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa and Pensioenfonds TNO - talk about their views on governance
Tomas Franzén, chief investment strategist of AP2, the second Swedish buffer fund, explains the fund’s approach to long-term investment
Investors are facing not just challenging markets but also increased political risk. Daniel Ben-Ami asks how they can tackle such uncertainty
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
A pension plan for European academics could become a model for cross-border pensions, writes Barbara Ottawa
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.
A striking shift has happened in recent years. Developing countries used to be seen as unstable, while advanced economies were viewed as stable
Uncertainties over Fed interest rate rises and the outcome of the presidential election have compounded questions about the value of US equities
Joseph Mariathasan looks at what investors might expect from the two presidential hopefuls
Fund managers might do better to focus on generating excess return in credit markets than selecting outperforming stocks
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.
“Easier, cheaper fund distribution would help build stronger capital markets”
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.
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?