CFO says Q3 took a “positive turn”, but year-to-date return was still half that of same period in 2017
GMP equalisation estimated to add £15bn to liabilities in October
Falling Warsaw Stock Exchange prices drag down returns amid macro concerns
US bond losses in third quarter dented year-to-date investment profits for Danish fund
Fewer investors now rank security as top concern, according to poll by Union Investment
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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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”
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.
“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”