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Special Report Fixed Income Strategy: No more easy gains

October 2016 (Magazine)By

What started as an emergency measure looks like it has become a permanent state of affairs.

The fall and fall of interest rates

October 2016 (Magazine)By

To understand the current low level of interest rates, it is necessary to see it as the culmination of a trend that goes back to the 1980s

Euro-Zone: Unquantifiable QE

October 2016 (Magazine)By Caroline Hay

The effects of the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing programme are yet to be quantified, leading some to think of it as the world’s biggest ‘experiment’. Caroline Hay reports

US Bonds: The only game in town

October 2016 (Magazine)

The US bond market is benefiting from negative interest rates in Europe and elsewhere. Christopher O’Dea reports

Corporate Bonds: Investment-grade boost

October 2016 (Magazine)By

Central bank action in the UK and euro-zone has boosted the investment-grade corporate bond market. Lynn Strongin Dodds examines whether this can continue

High Yield: A risk worth taking

October 2016 (Magazine)

Despite the inherent risks, pension funds are looking to high-yield debt and syndicated loans in their search for above-average returns, as Anthony Harrington explains

Emerging debt attractions

October 2016 (Magazine)By

Institutional investors have under-invested in emerging market corporate debt so far, but Joseph Mariathasan finds the asset class’s attractive fundamentals mean this may change soon

UK embraces multi-asset

October 2016 (Magazine)By Charlotte Moore

While multi-asset fixed income strategies have been popular in the UK for some time, European investors are only just beginning to take notice, says Charlotte Moore

Church of England: Showing faith in private debt

October 2016 (Magazine)By

Gail Moss explains why the Church of England Pensions Board is putting its faith in the US private-debt sector

Ircantec: Focusing on growth

October 2016 (Magazine)

The French supplementary pension scheme Ircantec’s plan to diversify its portfolio could be hampered by newly proposed regulatory requirements on asset allocation, says Gail Moss

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European Court of Justice in Luxembourg

PPF to implement EU ruling on compensation increase

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

UK lifeboat scheme’s annual cap had resulted in some members receiving less than half their promised benefits

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Ireland’s sovereign fund partners with World Bank for emerging markets

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Agreement follows launch of €150m tech fund in partnership with Chinese investor

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‘Step-change’ in number of UK schemes in funding surplus

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

37% of schemes in funding surplus in 2018 survey, up from 27% three years earlier

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Netherlands doubles down on new rules for pension scheme transfers

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By ,

Social affairs minister Wouter Koolmees responds to claims that stricter conditions for cross-border moves are illegal

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​Velliv reins in investment risk levels as volatility rises

Tue, 16 Oct 2018By

Pension provider reports first results since rebranding from Nordea Liv & Pension Denmark 

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