Aggregate funding level now at highest since 2007, according to analysis from Willis Towers Watson
Panellists at Pensioen Pro conference call for Dutch government to issue inflation-linked bonds
Investors gradually reducing exposure to euro-zone assets, reports Mercer
Invested reserves generated returns of €1.5bn
Asset owners and economists argue that the UK central bank will struggle to ‘normalise’ its balance sheet any time soon
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 potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”
“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”
“The responsibility for making our profession more representative of the society we serve ultimately sits with all of us”
Pension systems everywhere are either struggling to manage the shift from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) or contemplating the journey
“The selection of a benchmark is secondary to many other provisions for encouraging long-term behaviour”