China’s funds market will soon be teeming with new mutual funds, as foreign money managers vie to attract capital from the country’s pool of retail investors.
Mercer has launched its UK Mercer DB Master Trust, which offers pension scheme sponsors the potential for enhanced governance and economies of scale to deliver better outcomes for members.
It is “historically improbable” that UK defined benefit pension schemes will reach the equity returns necessary to avoid carrying over funding gaps into the 2030s, according to analysis by Willis Towers Watson.
Over half of European pension funds say they now actively incorporate climate change-related factors into their allocations when making investment decisions.
Plans to align inflation measures could lead to GBP80bn plunge in pension assets, says industry body
The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) has informed the Government that aligning the Retail Price Index (RPI) with the Consumer Price Index (CPIH) could see pension schemes up to GBP80 billion worse off.
UK pension deficits claw back 2 per cent in second quarter despite Covid-19 covenant risks, says Legal & General Investment Management
The overall health of the UK’s Defined Benefit (DB) pension schemes moderately improved during the second quarter of 2020 following the impact of the pandemic in the first quarter, but first quarter-aside, it still remains at a two-year low, according to Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched a range of Secure Income Asset Solutions for investors seeking income over the longer term.
The aggregate funded ratio for US corporate pension plans increased by 0.7 percentage points in June to end the month at 82.7 per cent, according to Wilshire Consulting, the institutional investment advisory and outsourced-CIO business unit of Wilshire Associates.
The Tyne and Wear Pension Fund, administered by South Tyneside Council, has invested GBP650 million in the Future World Index Equity Fund range, managed by Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), as part of its ongoing commitment to generating sustainable long-term returns in a responsible manner.
RiskFirst, a Moody’s Analytics company, has integrated Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) capabilities into the PFaroeDB solution, its flagship defined-benefit (DB) pension scheme analytics platform.