Political uncertainty in Europe poses dangers and offers opportunities. Joseph Mariathasan investigates
Investors looking to invest in European equities have to decide on what countries to include as well as exclude, as their choices could have significant impacts on portfolio performance, finds Joseph Mariathasan
Investors are becoming more positive about financials as they stand to gain from stronger growth and higher inflation, finds David Turner
The chart data shows the sensitivity of the five largest European equity funds to changes in economic factors: European default spreads, European term spreads, European inflation and volatility of European stocks
The European economy is showing some strong signs of recovery. What does this mean for Europe’s equity markets?
Three pension funds - BNL BNP Paribas, Heidelberg Cement and Istituto di Previdenza del Cantone Ticino - share insights on working with consultants
Mark Fawcett, the CIO of NEST, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo what the future holds for the UK’s fast-growing defined contribution scheme
Asset management is one of the few areas of business where, so far at least, the Chinese have made little global impact. No Chinese firm was even in the top 100 in the 2016 IPE rankings
Three pension funds - Industriens Pension, Migros Pensionskasse and SPMS – explain their approach to managing geopolitical risks
Robin Ellison, chairman of Carillion Pension Trustees, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo about the scheme’s approach to de-risking and regulation
Registered users are entitled to the first digital issue of IPE with the compliments of the IPE.com team.
The current reforms risk repeating some of the mistakes of the Riester plan. Devolving responsibility to social partners for creating new sector schemes risks passing the buck
Times have changed since the Society for the German Language chose Alternativlos (without alternative) as its Unwort (literally ‘unword’ or ugliest word) of the year for 2010
The review of the UK’s asset management market by the FCA may or may not result in tighter regulation of investment advice. But the regulator would do well to continue focusing on investment consulting firms that offer fiduciary management services
This spring marks 20 years since the first issue of IPE. Our founders Piers Diacre and Fennell Betson started this publication with an assumption that funded pension systems would become more widespread in time, leading to increased diversification and a need for clear, well-researched and well-presented information.
Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG), arguably the world’s most watched institutional investor, is considering adopting a risk-factor approach.