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Netherlands doubles down on new rules for pension scheme transfers

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By ,

Social affairs minister Wouter Koolmees responds to claims that stricter conditions for cross-border moves are illegal

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​Velliv reins in investment risk levels as volatility rises

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Pension provider reports first results since rebranding from Nordea Liv & Pension Denmark 

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ABP overtakes PFZW as top Dutch sustainable investor

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By ,

But most schemes have not set goals for ESG-related investments, says VBDO

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FCA proposes climate risk reporting duty for asset managers

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Regulator launches discussion paper on climate change and green finance

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Dutch watchdog urges pension funds to prepare for hard Brexit

Mon, 15 Oct 2018By

AFM warns that asset managers and service providers seeking EU permissions may not get them on time

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UK contribution increase ‘did not impact auto-enrolment take-up’

Mon, 15 Oct 2018By

Rise from 2% to 5% of salary barely affected opt-out rates, according to early data from top three providers

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On The Record: Small Caps

October 2018 (magazine)By

We asked the senior managers of two European pension funds to describe how they invest in small-cap equities and what are the challenges and opportunities in this asset class

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How We Run Our Money: Kåpan Pensioner

October 2018 (magazine)By

Marie Giertz, CIO of Kåpan Pensioner, the pension fund for Swedish government employees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the fund’s strategy and ongoing projects

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UK: Shifts in longevity

October 2018 (magazine)By

Whether or not to insure liabilities via a buyout or buy-in has long been a decision which most defined-benefit pension funds need to consider. Buyout deals have become integral to the pension fund landscape.

Briefing: How to model a trade war

October 2018 (magazine)By Christoph Schon

So how does one model the effect of further tariffs on a portfolio? This article shows how to construct a potential trade-war scenario and analyse the impact on a euro-denominated global multi-asset class portfolio

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Macro Matters: Emerging tensions

October 2018 (magazine)By Bob Swarup

Amid all the talk of deglobalisation, certain tenets of the world remain fixed in our minds. Key among these assumptions is the status of the dollar as the global reserve currency. 

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Time to beef up UK supervision

October 2018 (magazine)By

With assets of in excess of £1.8trn, DB occupational pensions easily represent the single largest stock of financial savings in the UK

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Catching up on China

October 2018 (magazine)By

The typical investor is probably behind the times when it comes to understanding the implications of China’s rise

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Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Small-cap effects

October 2018 (magazine)

Some US smaller companies may benefit from America First policies but others will not

Small Cap Versus Private Equity: Separate arguments

October 2018 (magazine)By

Comparisons of the performance of listed smaller companies and private equity are fraught with difficulty

Emerging Market Equities: Resisting a tantrum

September 2018 (magazine)By Ayse Ferliel Barounos

Most emerging markets are regarded as reasonably placed to handle the impact of the winding up of quantitative easing in the West

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Long-Term Matters: Disruptive change is coming – which side will you choose?

October 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Prof Jeffrey Pfeffer, one of the most influential management thinkers, was typically direct when I asked him what he thought the underlying problem was: “Companies and investors worry about environmental sustainability reputation but don’t care at all about human sustainability.”

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Guest Viewpoint: Jim Hawley and Jon Lukomnik

October 2018 (magazine)

It is fitting that we launched our ‘Purpose of Asset Management’ paper in London, not far from 221b Baker Street, the home of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. 

Long-Term Matters: What world are we creating by saving the world?

September 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, Christoph Biehl

The focus of ESG investment has been moving towards the environmental over several years. Topics like green bonds, carbon indices, green ETFs, portfolio carbon footprinting and decarbonisation are making headway

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Guest Viewpoint: Amlan Roy

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Amlan Roy

Incorporating changing behaviour and technological trends in retirement planning is essential

Long-term Matters: An apocryphal tale for wannabe climate-aware investors

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, Howard Covington

It is impossible to know how today’s CIOs will look back on their actions in the 2010s. But, we still have time to avert the worst of runaway climate change

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