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PensionDanmark posts 7% gain as member numbers return to pre-crisis levels

Tue, 28 Feb 2017By

CEO sees benefits of investments being less coupled to developments in the world economy and equity markets

Heineken rejects complaints over index-linked pensions at Scottish & Newcastle

Dutch brewery scheme joins Centraal Beheer APF

Tue, 28 Feb 2017By

Pension fund cites ‘rising costs and increase expertise requirements’

Sterling

DC growing despite perceived drag of DB funding

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

Willis Towers Watson report paints positive outlook for defined contribution

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FRR invites bids for ‘new generation’ cash flow matching mandates

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

New mandates to replace those put in place for LDI strategy after 2010 pensions reform 

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Joseph Mariathasan: Can UK benefit from US immigration woes?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

Trump’s clampdown on immigrants may create hostility that will backfire on long term economic prospects

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AP3 doubles green bond investments, posts 9.4% annual gain

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

Swedish pensions buffer fund profits from equities, inflation, and currency in 2016

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Frank Juliano - Compenswiss

How We Run Our Money: Compenswiss

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Frank Juliano, head of asset management at Compenswiss, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo what lies ahead for Switzerland’s social security funds

On the Record: How will your equity exposure change this year?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Three pension funds - Amonis, Fondenergia and UMR Corem - talk about equity risk 

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World Trade: Is protectionism on the rise?

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Developments in the US and Europe presage a substantial change in the conduct of international trade

The European insurance challenge

February 2017 (Magazine)By

European insurers may turn to a wider range of asset management strategies as they face up to difficult market conditions

Re-defining hedge fund fees

February 2017 (Magazine)By Niki Natarajan

Hedge fund fees are just one part of the cost equation. The real discussion should be about value for money and not headline fees

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Costs really matter

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Lay representation on pension fund trustee boards is one of the hallmarks of occupational pensions in Europe and other parts of the world

Make a bigger pie: Trump's protectionist rhetoric

February 2017 (Magazine)By

President Trump’s aggressive protectionist rhetoric has raised concerns. Many fear that the measures he is advocating could lead to an all-out trade war

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Small & Mid-Cap Equities: Smaller companies in a changing world

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Daniel Ben-Ami looks at how smaller companies are adapting to the economic and political landscape 

US: Policy unleashes animal spirits

February 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

The performance of US small and medium-sized companies has been boosted by an expectation of lower taxes and lighter regulation under President Trump

Smaller companies: The lifeblood of Europe

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Smaller companies are crucial to the success of the European economy. However, the way they are nurtured by investors and governments varies dramatically

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Long-Term Matters: Be a positive maverick

February 2017 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Trump and I agree on one thing: liberals and centrists love to whinge. If we are clever, we engage in intellectual self-gratification, showing how well we understand the complexity. If now isn’t the time for a big pivot in how we show up in the world, in actions and not just sophisticated banter, when would be?

Guest Viewpoint: Rudyard Ekindi

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”Asset managers are from Mars, asset owners are from Venus”

Diary of an Investor: Political perils

February 2017 (Magazine)By Pieter Mullen

Last month I met with my old friend Thijs, who is CIO of a large UK corporate pension scheme, working in a small investment office in the UK with an enlightened CEO

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Ahead of the Curve: Investors ignore big data at their peril

February 2017 (Magazine)

News platforms, blogs and social media offer a massive amount of data and emotions which can be crucial in making  sound investment decisions

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

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