Fundamentals, technicals and sentiment have come together to change the fortunes of peripheral euro-zone bonds. Joseph Mariathasan finds that, while these markets may never again be considered core, yield-hungry investors are happy to provide continuing support
Regulation continues to push European pension funds to invest in euro-zone government debt at increasingly unattractive yields
Greece’s exit from the EU could cause other countries to follow, and ultimately lead to the destruction of monetary union
QE helps but only reform can resolve the euro-zone’s problems, according to David Zahn
Robert Stheeman, CEO of the UK Debt Management Office, tells Taha Lokhandwala about the importance of ongoing dialogue with institutional investors
Three pension funds - Sparinstitutens Pensionskassa, Grafton Group and Advocates Pension Fund - share their views on manager selection
Stefan Dunatov, CIO of Coal Pension Trustees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about his vision for managing the UK coal industry’s legacy schemes
With ¥52.75trn (€430bn) in assets under management, Asset Management One is perhaps the largest global asset manager that IPE readers have never heard of
Three pension funds - CWPS, ERAFP and Stapi - discuss chnges to their asset allocation
Emilio Giorgi (pictured), chief risk officer at ENPAM, Italy’s largest private pension fund, talks to Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about its commitment to investing in projects that directly benefit its members
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Internal analysis, feedback from asset managers and others behind addition
Forum demands that Commission demonstrate it followed lawful procedure
Pension funds for cantons of Basel, Geneva lower pension promises for future retirees
A slow but steady evolution in best practice on cost disclosure and reporting is changing the way pension funds think about the asset management industry as well as the way they structure their internal resources.
The international shift from an emphasis on monetary policy to a focus on fiscal policy is a dangerous diversion. Pumping money into the economy cannot resolve the underlying weaknesses that have long plagued western economies