The tug-of-war between trade tensions and easy monetary policy has been evenly balanced so far this year. However, the balance might be shifting as policy shows signs of fatigue and trade war concerns persist despite a Trump Administration decision
Pension Pulse Summer 2019
Caught our eye: UK pension buy and maintain strategies could bring demand pressure to sterling corporate bonds
In an already tightly held market for sterling corporate bonds, even modest moves by UK pension funds to adopt buy and maintain strategies could create stiff competition for these assets.
UK pension funds are moving to globalise their real estate holdings, taking advantage of increased diversification benefits and greater scale of investment opportunities.
Key findings from the Multi-Asset Solutions Strategy Summit
It was another rollercoaster ride for equity markets but this time ending on a high note, with the S&P 500 Index delivering a thrilling 13.6% return in the first quarter, the best start to a year since 1998.
This quarterly publication from our Pension Solutions and Advisory Group provides UK pension funds with timely updates on market trends, funding levels and the latest industry and product developments.