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Bo Foged

Interview: ATP boss on NOW: Pensions sale and future plans

Tue, 19 Feb 2019By

Sale of UK subsidiary comes as Denmark’s biggest pension fund looks set to get even bigger

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Economists advocate age-based approach to pension cuts

Tue, 19 Feb 2019By , Frank van Alphen

Netherlands’ current rules on reducing pension payments are unfair across generations of savers, argue Theo Nijman and Lans Bovenberg

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Investors turn on steel industry in push to slow climate change

Tue, 19 Feb 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

IIGCC leads calls for steel manufacturers to take long-term approach to reducing emissions

Euros

ESG investing does not cost more, research shows

Tue, 19 Feb 2019By Frank van Alphen

Being a responsible investor doesn’t come with extra investment costs, according to research by a Dutch consultant

Paperwork

MiFID II research rules ‘hitting sector coverage and quality’

Mon, 18 Feb 2019By Elizabeth Pfeuti

Largest asset managers have made the largest cuts to their research budgets in the wake of MiFID II changes

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€17bn pension provider vows to scrutinise firms over tax payments

Mon, 18 Feb 2019By

Denmark’s PenSam has added tax issues to its list of ESG policies

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On the record: Asset management fees

February 2019 (Magazine)By

We asked two European pension funds about their attitude to asset management fees and costs

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How we run our money: Laborfonds

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Ivonne Forno (pictured), the CEO of Laborfonds, the Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol regional pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo shortly after the fund’s 20th birthday

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US economy: Overpricing recession risk

February 2019 (Magazine)By Vanessa Drucker

Financial markets have suffered a nasty bout of indigestion since October. The interplay of sentiment and volatility induced widespread pessimism, with added concern that market tantrums could subsequently bleed into the real economy

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CLO supply outstrips demand

February 2019 (Magazine)By Dewi John

Do reports of a growing wariness over collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) mean that the good times are over for the investment vehicle?

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Briefing: Collateral challenges

January 2019 (magazine)By

Rising interest rates put collateral management strategies to the test

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Investment self help

February 2019 (Magazine)By

Many people start their new year with diets, exercise, or perhaps a dose of self-help. Bookshops are well stocked with guides to better working, living, thinking, sleeping and even breathing.

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Wrong on the recession

February 2019 (Magazine)By

The clouds darkened last month. Forecasts of the world’s economics prospects became distinctly gloomier.

All Analysis and Opinion

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Private equity: An expanding universe

February 2019 (Magazine)By

A significant growth in direct lending has helped boost the private equity market

High yield: Coping with a new environment

January 2019 (magazine)By

This year high-yield investors will have to weather not only the winding up of quantitative easing but additional political challenges

Global Equities: Valuation vagaries

December 2018 (magazine)By

Mean reversion is useful in valuing stocks, but there are many unpredictable factors that can disrupt long-term assumptions 

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Guest viewpoint: Lisa Brüggen & Thomas Post

February 2019 (Magazine)By ,

”Pension funds, insurance companies and policymakers should limit choices to 6-22 option”

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Guest Viewpoint: Sviatoslav Rosov, CFA Institute

January 2019 (magazine)By

The statistics on public market participation by corporations over the past two decades make grim reading. The US had 14% fewer exchange-listed firms in 2012 than in 1975 

raj thamotheram

Long Term Matters: What do Facebook’s investors care?

January 2019 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Mark Zuckerberg “is a bigger threat to American democracy than Donald Trump”, says David Runciman, professor of politics at Cambridge University

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Guest viewpoint: Simon Lewis, AFME

December 2018 (magazine)

Europe’s capital markets are facing some of their toughest challenges since the global financial crisis 

Long Term Matters: What should investors do about authoritarian governments?

December 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

In October, I wrote that investors would soon have to choose between backing social justice or going along with authoritarian- ism. I was not expecting that the choice would come so quickly

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