UK pension funds are moving to globalise their real estate holdings, taking advantage of increased diversification benefits and greater scale of investment opportunities.
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
The authors discuss sustainable investing, highlighting why there is not trade-off between a focus on sustainability and the maximisation of profit.
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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
Article examining the economic effects and investment implications of the US fiscal cliff agreement