Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
UK pension plans concerned about how to invest in a volatile, late cycle environment may want to consider two practices: continue effective rebalancing and don’t postpone further duration hedging in anticipation of rising rates.
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.
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.
The theory of negative interest rates is straightforward, but the practice is not. What do negative rates mean for savers?
This week, the Federal Reserve (Fed) revealed itself to be even more dovish than generally perceived, both in the caution with which it assesses the current state of the economy and in its projections for the economy and interest rates.
The coming week is a very big week for sterling investors since the Chancellor will present a new statement on fiscal policy and there are a series of votes in the House of Commons to break the Brexit impasse.
With global recessionary risks rising, we provide a framework to help UK pensions prepare for near-term risks that could challenge the fulfillment of their sponsor covenants.
This week the House of Commons demonstrated that a clear majority of Members of Parliament (MPs) are not willing to leave the EU without a deal.