Markets seem worried there is too much consensus around, and are nervously looking for hidden dangers. The bond market has sensibly priced in rate rises from the US Federal Reserve later this year but financial markets are generally still relying on plenty of loose money from elsewhere – namely, the European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of Japan.
Convertibles are gradually being recognised as an asset class in their own right
An unexpected consequence of globalisation is that it may be more beneficial to invest in firms that are predominantly national
Daniel Ben-Ami finds that while there are signs that the global economy might be bouncing back, doubts are being raised by the weakness of the recovery
The Indian subcontinent is adjusting to the realities of the new administration in Washington, writes Joseph Mariathasan
Sorca Kelly-Scholte and Michael Buchenholz say that pension funds can build better portfolios by adopting strategies used by insurers
Registered users are entitled to the first digital issue of IPE with the compliments of the IPE.com team.
“Fiduciary management has turned into a sophisticated exercise of managing increasingly complex investment value chains”
It is widely known that EIOPA is studying the possibility of a new EU legal framework for a pan-European occupational defined contribution pension regime
One of the objectives of the European Commission in the revision of the IORP Directive was to enhance the information provided to prospective members, members and beneficiaries of IORPs
Pensions are by their nature long-term and this can often lead to an acceptance of inertia because “this is how we have always done it”. But in today’s world this is no longer good enough