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Ahead of the Curve

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

Ahead of the Curve: Trend-following - quality not quantity

November 2016 (Magazine)

Stephen Wood explains why a single well-researched trend-following investment model can produce better results than simply relying on diversification using different models

Ahead of the Curve: Time to embrace robots?

October 2016 (Magazine)

Robotics and automation are no longer sci-fi, they are a fast-growing and profitable sector, say Johan Van Der Biest and Rudi Van den Eynde

Ahead of the Curve: The constants amid the flux

September 2016 (Magazine)

Dominic Wallington says investors need not fear new disruptive technology or turbulent times if they seek out companies with the qualities to survive and flourish

Ahead of the Curve: Fund managers must face fire too

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Matthew Spencer argues that investment managers should feel the pain when they under-perform and not just share in the upside

All Ahead of the Curve

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

Long-Term Matters: Carbon footprint envy

December 2016 (Magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

An explosion of providers and events promise to turn investors into low-carbon heroes. Even campaigners use it to benchmark managers. What will it deliver? Raj Thamotheram writes

All Columns

Guest Viewpoint: Cllr Kieran Quinn

January 2017 (Magazine)

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

Guest Viewpoint: Jon Little - Northill Capital

December 2016 (Magazine)

“Successful managers are hard to find but those that do exist generally share some common characteristics”

Guest Viewpoint: Chris Curry - Pensions Policy Institute

November 2016 (Magazine)

The pensions world is constantly changing. In the UK, more DC savers, coupled with recently introduced flexibility of access, will increase the levels of risk and complexity for many

Guest Viewpoint: Peter Kraneveld - International Pensions Adviser

October 2016 (Magazine)By Peter Kraneveld

Pension funds are not about politics, but their investment portfolios include political risk

Guest Viewpoint: Ros Altmann - Former UK pensions minister

September 2016 (Magazine)

“It is time the authorities addressed the serious side effects of monetary policy on UK pensions”

Guest Viewpoint: Dan Waters - ICI Global

July / August 2016 (Magazine)

“Easier, cheaper fund distribution would help build stronger capital markets”

Guest Viewpoint: Alfred Gohdes - Willis Towers Watson

June 2016 (Magazine)

“The cost for a German young person to provide for a pension has roughly tripled since 2008”

Guest Viewpoint: Peter Kraneveld – International Pensions Adviser

May 2016 (Magazine)

“Let’s stop using the term de-risking altogether and use the right words for what we are doing”

All Guest Viewpoint

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