Many defined contribution (DC) pension scheme members may be pleased with year-end 2017 results in their retirement plan statements, but the outlook for market returns over the next 10 to 15 years remains less than inspiring, according to J.P. Morgan’s 20
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.
Pension funds don’t face the many constraints that make buy and maintain strategies so well-suited to insurers, and can make use of these freedoms when designing portfolios to meet the liability-aware investment needs of pension funds.
Using our 2019 Long-Term Capital Markets Assumptions and our estimate of the average current pension profile, we projected forward the buyout position of the average UK pension scheme.
Measuring book yield correctly
How hedging against rising rates with credit—rather than sovereign bonds—can offer a better trade-off between liability-relative risk and return.
Key findings from the Multi-Asset Solutions Strategy Summit
Global markets and multi-asset portfolios