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PME, PMT hit 100% funding

PMT reports 8.4% gain as rising interest rates reduce liabilities

Tue, 29 May 2018By ,

Metal scheme had set 1.5% goal to aid recovery and reintroduction of indexation

Switzerland

Switzerland’s CHF7bn intergenerational pension problem

Wed, 9 May 2018By

Pensionskassen need more flexibility to address the annual CHF7bn cross-subsidy problem

BaFin in Bonn, insurance and banking supervision site

German regulator scrutinising Pensionskassen ‘run-off’ deals

Tue, 8 May 2018By

More Pensionskassen are interested in such arrangements, according to BaFin

Switzerland

Swiss funding levels fell in Q1 2018 after 1.3% average loss

Fri, 4 May 2018By

Public sector Pensionskassen APK and PKBS post 2017 investment returns in line with market average

Frankfurt at sunset

German companies paid €13.1bn into pension plans last year

Tue, 20 Mar 2018By

Aggregate funding level now at highest since 2007, according to analysis from Willis Towers Watson

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belgium

Belgium: Focus on risk and returns

March 2018 (magazine)By

Pension funds face lower returns and greater regulatory pressures

Investment returns: Record year for equities boosts European pensions

March 2018 (magazine)By IPE Staff

In a year full of records for equity markets, European pension funds posted positive results – with most improving on their 2016 investment returns

Pension Fund Performance: Third-quarter results: equities lead the way

December 2016 (Magazine)By IPE Staff

Rebounding equity markets over the third quarter bolstered year-to-date (YTD) returns at many European pension funds, particularly in the Nordic region.

US Equities: Beating the S&P

July / August 2016 (Magazine)By

Fund managers might do better to focus on generating excess return in credit markets than selecting outperforming stocks

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Guest Viewpoint: Fiona Stewart & Georg Inderst

June 2018 (magazine)By Fiona Stewart, Georg Inderst

“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”

Guest Viewpoint: Christopher Ailman & Mark Walker

May 2018 (magazine)

Words matter, but sometimes they can get in the way. Impact investing, mission-based investing, responsible investment, double and triple-bottom-line investing, ESG factors, and even sustainable investment. All of these terms can have both positive and negative connotations for investors. 

luke hildyard

Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

keith ambachtsheer

Guest Viewpoint: Keith Ambachtsheer

February 2018 (magazine)By

“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”

will goodhart

Guest Viewpoint: Will Goodhart, CFA UK

January 2018 (magazine)

“The responsibility for making our profession more representative of the society we serve ultimately sits with all of us”

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