In recent years, defined contribution (DC) plans have often found it difficult to focus on investment as they have grappled with a series of legislative and regulatory changes.
Many UK defined benefit (DB) pension funds are well along on their de-risking journey. What lies ahead now is relatively unexplored territory. Here we set out things to consider in building a runoff investment strategy.
We examine how negative cash flow impacts funding, risk and return for pension plans and provide insight on how plans are likely to adapt their investment strategies in response, taking into account current capital market conditions and our 2018
Demand/supply dynamics are creating investment opportunities in several value-added real estate subsectors.
In this paper, Rupert Brindley discusses why the concept of the forward rate of interest is central to fixed income investing, and how it informs long-term forecasting processes.
Paper examining market reaction to economic improvement, & the likely outcomes when central banks unwind the aggressive monetary policies
Article discussing how low growth, low yield environments are good for equity income investing.
Analysis of Italy's highly volatile political environment, and the possible implications for the markets
Investment grade credit has been a standout performer in 2019. Given the ongoing macro uncertainty and recent spread tightening, can the rally continue?