Bond yields remain at or near historic lows around the world, leading to a substantial increase in the value of pension plan liabilities.
A summary of the factors driving global markets over the last month.
We emerged with a cautious near-term view from our latest quarterly strategy meeting in early September. In our base case scenario, the global economy is expected to narrowly avoid recession and continue to grow, albeit much more slowly.
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.
As widely expected, the European Central Bank (ECB) today announced its intention to extend its quantitative easing (QE) programme by nine months at least until September 2018, leaving the door open to a further expansion in size and duration if conditi
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 case study explains how our Pension Solutions & Advisory team meets our client’s objectives throughout the pension lifecycle
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.
The existing Brexit deal has once again failed to win the backing of a majority in parliament.
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.