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Netherlands: The bond-to-swap trade

January 2018 (magazine)By Sameer van Alfen

Dutch pension funds are picking up a yield premium by using swaps 

Accounting: Ringing up the changes

January 2018 (magazine)By

The slowdown in UK mortality improvements is continuing

Accounting: Resurrecting the past

December 2017 (Magazine)By

Back in 2010, the IASB and its US counterpart, the FASB, published a document that proposed a re-think of financial statements

Plugging the GAAP

November 2017 (Magazine)By

What happens to UK accounting standards after Brexit?

Longevity swap to buy-in

November 2017 (Magazine)

How easy is it to transition from a longevity swap to a buy-in?

Briefing: FRC under fire on company law

October 2017 (Magazine)By

Has the UK FRC failed to enforce Section 172 of the Companies Act on directors’ duties?

Briefing: Proper plan design is way forward

October 2017 (Magazine)

International pension plans involve complex questions of structuring and compliance

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Accounting: Changing assumptions

July / August 2017 (Magazine)By

The annual pensions accounting survey from KPMG is revealing on assumptions around asset ceiling guidance, discount rates and life expectancy

All Briefing Pensions

On the Record: How do you invest in emerging markets?

March 2018 (magazine)By

Three instutional investors – Louvre Endowment Fund, Elo & Amonis – share their views on emerging markets investing 

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How we run our money: MP Pension

March 2018 (magazine)By

Anders Schelde, the new CIO of MP Pension, tells Rachel Fixsen how the pension fund has progressed since striking out on its own in 2015

Strategically Speaking: Deutsche Asset Management/DWS Group

March 2018 (magazine)By

Deutsche Asset Management set about trying to conquer the world in the 1990s and 2000s. CEOs have come and gone, as have brands. Another rebrand will follow this month’s planned IPO

On the record: Do you use custom benchmarks?

February 2018 (magazine)By

Providers can help develop bespoke funds

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How we run our money: Centrica

February 2018 (magazine)By

Chetan Ghosh, CIO of Centrica’s UK pension fund, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo why cashflow-driven investment is the future of pension management

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Strategically Speaking: Janus Henderson Investors

February 2018 (magazine)By

Andrew Formica, co-CEo of Janus Henderson Investors, talks about the benefits and challenges of the recent merger

On the record: How do you use investment research?

January 2018 (magazine)

MN Netherlands and PFA Denmark share their views on investment research under MiFID II

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How we run our money: Nokia

January 2018 (magazine)By

Arto Sirvio, Nokia’s director of pensions, tells Carlo Svaluto Moreolo how the communication and information technology company manages a large portfolio of pension plans

All Interviews

Derivatives: Pros and cons of central clearing

March 2018 (magazine)By David Turner

While there is uncertainty over exemptions for pension funds, compliance with EMIR could bring benefits

Mortgages: Safe as Dutch houses?

March 2018 (magazine)By

The Dutch residential market offers good opportunities in fixed income, but foreign investors should do their research

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Cryptocurrencies and the state

March 2018 (magazine)By Bob Swarup

Digital currencies dominate the media and water cooler conversations these days

Looking towards a new Japan

February 2018 (magazine)By

The Japanese stock market recently hit a 26-year high. This achievement is even more remarkable when considered against the geopolitical backdrop

All Briefings - Investment


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