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IMF recommends more supervisory powers for DNB

Solvency requirements ‘encourage investment in risky equities’

Fri, 20 Apr 2018By Frank van Alphen

Quant managers from Robeco argue for a more nuanced approach to assessment of equity risk

DNB to assess Dutch asset management charges

Accounting regulator cuts pension scheme levy, warns of future rises

Fri, 20 Apr 2018By

FRC says its voluntary levy on pension funds and insurers could increase over the next three years

George Osborne

Freedom of choice ‘could cost companies £25bn’, consultant warns

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

Xafinity Punter Southall warns accounting bill from at-retirement freedoms introduced in 2015

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UK roundup: £46bn public sector pool appoints Northern Trust

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By , Hugo Greenhalgh

Plus: London CIV’s latest mandate launched; Water industry regulator on dividends v pension contributions debate

A Dutch tulip field

Losses at top Dutch schemes ‘reflect brittle recovery’

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By

Pension funds say fear of inflation and rhetoric over trade barriers caused slowdown in Q1

Monetary policy and currency wars index

Asset management roundup: ERAFP awards €2bn currency mandate

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh,

Also: JP Morgan and BlackRock partner for ESG indices; Amundi launches leveraged loan fund

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On the record: Do you believe in factors?

April 2018 (magazine)By

Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa (SPK), KBC Pensioenfonds, Migros Pensionskasse

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How we run our money: CEPB

April 2018 (magazine)By

Pierre Jameson, pictured, CIO of the Church of England Pensions Board, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the fund’s active and global investment strategy

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Emerging market debt: A universe in constant flux

April 2018 (magazine)By

Emerging markets have changed enormously since their advent as distinct category in the 1980s

Convertible bonds: Welcome back, volatility

April 2018 (magazine)By

Investing in convertible bonds is a long-only strategy requiring investors to monitor a raft of factors

Derivatives: Pros and cons of central clearing

March 2018 (magazine)By David Turner

While there is uncertainty over exemptions for pension funds, compliance with EMIR could bring benefits

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The right balance

April 2018 (magazine)By

In a world that has demanded greater levels of robustness of financial institutions since the financial crisis, regulators are also faced with how to calibrate the funding requirements of pension funds

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Ireland: The risk of promising too much on reform

April 2018 (magazine)

Ireland must be careful of overpromising when it comes to what its reforms can achieve, or it will lose a golden opportunity to boost public trust in the pension system

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European Equities: Catching up with global growth

March 2018 (magazine)By Dewi John

European equities look set to catch up with other developed markets this year after recent underperformance

Small Caps: Positive outlook continues

March 2018 (magazine)By

European small caps could continue to do well in the prevailing economic and political environment

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getting behind the stewardship bullshit on carillion

Long Term Matters: Getting behind the stewardship bullshit on Carillion

April 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Every so often things go so wrong that players are forced to come clean. Which is what has started to happen with Carillion. And it’s not a pretty sight

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Diary of an Investor: Imperfect foresight

March 2018 (magazine)By

‘Administration!’ declares Geert, our head of investment research one morning. ‘Not a sexy subject.’

Long Term Matters: What my illness is teaching me about investment

March 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

When diagnosed with life-threatening conditions, we can be devastated, run from the diagnosis or embrace it and adapt. No prizes for guessing the smarter choice. The same goes for investment decision-makers today

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Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

Long Term Matters: Investment can be a true profession

February 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Carillion, the UK construction company that collapsed recently, reminds us, once again, that investment is yet far from being a credible profession

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