Brexit, trade war and rising interest rates dragged markets down, says academics’ fund
Asset owners began shift to explicit equity protection in 2018, but consultancy warns of complications
Civil service scheme attributes profit to good timing of sales as equity markets rose over summer
Funding down by 4 percentage points to 104% on average in December, as UK also experiences declines
Occupational pension funds returned an average 0.7% for the 12 months to end-September
In a year full of records for equity markets, European pension funds posted positive results – with most improving on their 2016 investment returns
Rebounding equity markets over the third quarter bolstered year-to-date (YTD) returns at many European pension funds, particularly in the Nordic region.
Fund managers might do better to focus on generating excess return in credit markets than selecting outperforming stocks
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The statistics on public market participation by corporations over the past two decades make grim reading. The US had 14% fewer exchange-listed firms in 2012 than in 1975
Europe’s capital markets are facing some of their toughest challenges since the global financial crisis
It is fitting that we launched our ‘Purpose of Asset Management’ paper in London, not far from 221b Baker Street, the home of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes.
Incorporating changing behaviour and technological trends in retirement planning is essential
“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”