Deutsche Bank rebrands AM divisions under 'super-brand'

Dutch roundup: Deutsche Bank, Sanoma, Aegon, Stap

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By

Deutsche Bank DB scheme to shift to collective defined contribution

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USS appoints Ortec Finance to provide ALM tools

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By

Higher education multi-employer scheme seeks to boost performance, risk analysis

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Austrian pension fund association calls for mandatory system

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

Austrian schemes return nearly 4.2% on average over 2016

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PLSA toughens executive pay stance in new voting guidelines

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

Updated corporate governance policy follows BlackRock’s call for pay package reform

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Irish sovereign fund invests in online sales platform

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

Firm pledges to establish new office as part of investment by sovereign development fund

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Germany roundup: BVK, RP Crest, Willis Towers Watson

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By

BVK to invest in RP Crest volatility risk premium fund

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On the Record: How do you ensure successful manager selection?

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa, Grafton Group and Advocates Pension Fund - share their views on manager selection

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How We Run Our Money: Coal Pension Trustees

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Stefan Dunatov, CIO of Coal Pension Trustees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about his vision for managing the UK coal industry’s legacy schemes

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LGPS: UK pools seek thumbs-up

January 2017 (Magazine)By

After months of hard work, the English and Welsh local government pension scheme pools have received feedback on their plans

A macro demographic analysis of pensions investing

January 2017 (Magazine)

Amlan Roy argues for a broader understanding of the factors that drive pension fund risk and asset allocation

Economic Policies: Pendulum swings towards use of fiscal stimulus

January 2017 (Magazine)By

There is at least one respect in which President-elect Donald Trump is thoroughly mainstream. His support for a fiscal stimulus is shared by an increasing number of leaders across the western world

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Costs really matter

January 2017 (Magazine)By

A slow but steady evolution in best practice on cost disclosure and reporting is changing the way pension funds think about the asset management industry as well as the way they structure their internal resources. 

Fiscal policy? Let the zombies die

January 2017 (Magazine)By

The international shift from an emphasis on monetary policy to a focus on fiscal policy is a dangerous diversion. Pumping money into the economy cannot resolve the underlying weaknesses that have long plagued western economies

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Investment Grade Credit: Credit market distortions

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Regulatory pressures and political uncertainty triggered by Brexit and the election of Donald Trump are creating challenges for investors in global debt markets

Issuance: Opportunity of a lifetime?

January 2017 (Magazine)By

Are the ultra-low government-bond yields across the euro-zone a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for European and US companies to issue debt?

Sensitivity of global investment grade credit funds to macro factors

January 2017 (Magazine)By Patrick Murphy

PureGroup analyses the sensitivity of the five largest global investment grade credit funds to changes in macroeconomic factors

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Long-Term Matters: My inner Trump

January 2017 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram.

Early on Wednesday 9 November we learnt that Donald Trump would be president of the US, and two days later I heard I may have a cancer.

Guest Viewpoint: Cllr Kieran Quinn

January 2017 (Magazine)

“The UK local government pension investment regulations are a step in the right direction”

Diary of an Investor: Too much information

January 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Our investment committee members had quite a few questions at the final meeting of 2016. Brexit, Trump, the equities rally, long-bond yields, emerging markets: the trustees kept the topics coming thick and fast

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​Wednesday people roundup [updated]

Wed, 18 Jan 2017By IPE Staff

Pensions Infrastructure Platform, PwC, Elo, FIN-FSA, Bank of Finland, Investment Association, Aviva Investors, La Française, Carmignac, Legal & General Group, BH Global

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Ahead of the Curve: Low rates challenge central banks

January 2017 (Magazine)

The low-interest-rate environment is forcing central banks to take more risks in their asset allocation to meet capital preservation objectives, writes Alex Millar

Ahead of the Curve: Fintech flies in emerging markets

December 2016 (Magazine)By

Fintech is finding a natural home in emerging markets where traditional banks and insurance services are less established. Andrew Ness reports

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